This week brought more shakeups to the list. War Pass is officially off the Derby trail with an injury. Speculation is swirling that top fillies Eight Belles and Proud Spell may enter into the Derby field. I’m waiting for an official announcement before I rank them, but needless to say they’d make an instant impact.
Behindatthebar took the Coolmore Lexington to give Todd Pletcher, who just a few weeks ago was on the verge of being shut out of the Kentucky Derby, 3 entries in the run for the roses. The field is really starting to take shape. I won’t make an official “pick” until post positions are drawn and we get a chance to see a few more workouts. Here’s how they stack up in my mind: Read the rest of this entry »