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The Kentucky Derby Is Delightful And Difficult by Simon Rowlands

Simon Rowlands has worked at Timeform since 1986, with the exception of a short period earlier this century, and is now Head of Research and Handicapping at the company. Here is his take on the 138th Kentucky Derby.

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The Kentucky Derby – A Betting Paradise

As opposed to years past — when I forced myself to wait until the field was named and post positions were assigned to dig into my handicapping — I am already dialed in for this year’s renewal of the Kentucky Derby.

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The Blue Grass Stakes

On the NTRA Teleconference this week, Dr. Kendall Hansen eluded to some sort of excitement and fanfare beyond Hanson’s mere participation in this Saturday’s Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.

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The Dubai World Cup

Funny how that works: you put up $10 million for a horse race, stage it at one of the world’s newest and glitziest racing venues, and you wind up with a field of international racing superstars, who bring with them an assortment of compelling storylines.

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My First Few Months at TVG

Notorious B.I.G. began his hit “Juicy” with the line, “It was all a dream.” He was referring to his dream of becoming a successful rapper.

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The Japan Cup

I write this sitting in the Japan Airlines lounge, getting ready to embark on what has become TVG’s annual trip to cover the Japan Cup. Although I look forward to our yearly sojourn, the thought of spending the next 12hrs at 39,000ft with recycled air blasting through the aircraft is less than appealing. Those thoughts soon disappear, when I realize what is in store when the field goes to post on Saturday night for the 31st

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