Players’ Podcast: Kentucky Derby Prep Look-Backs

On today’s show, Nick Tammaro joins PTF to discuss all things Kentucky Derby Prep Season to this point. They discuss:

– Nick’s affinity for Any Given Saturday and Street Sense’s victory in the 2007 Derby
– Edwin Maldonado’s great ride aboard Bob Baffert’s Blackadder in the El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields
– Bob Baffert’s Messier and other current horses and their plan for getting into the Kentucky Derby starting gate
– Classic Causeway and his win the Sam F Davis at Tampa Bay Downs, as well as the strong showing horses from the Kentucky Jockey Club have put on to this point, and what that means for Smile Happy in next week’s Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds
– Early Voting’s win in the Withers at Aqueduct and how speed figures can be approached differently between the Beyer crew and TimeformUS
– White Abbario’s Holy Bull triumph at Gulfstream Park; next steps for Todd Pletcher’s Mo Donegal; and some great insight into current riders like Irad Ortiz Jr, Paco Lopez, and Joel Rosario and how their hands tell the story
– The Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn and what Newgrange’s win means
– The Lecomte and Call Me Midnight’s win over Pappacap and Epicenter
– Some popular other horses including Charge It, Volcanic, and Money Supply, along with their strong pedigrees

and wrap up with some Sam Houston insight for Texas Preview Day!

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