Month: April 2019

Nine Things You Should Know About the 2019 Wood Memorial Stakes

The final round of prep races for the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve is in full gear this weekend, with three major preps from coast to coast. In New York it’s the Wood Memorial Stakes presented by NYRA Bets that takes top billing at Aqueduct, where a field of eight Derby hopefuls is expected to…

Using History to Handicap the 2019 Wood Memorial

In recent years, the $750,000 Grade 2 Wood Memorial Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets at Aqueduct, has been a fairly predictable race. There hasn’t been a single winner of New York’s final prep for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve at double-digit odds in the last ten years, and eight of the last ten winners started at…