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WOOD MEMORIAL, BLUE GRASS AND SANTA ANITA DERBY LIVE ON HRRN THIS SATURDAY

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY continues down the road to the Kentucky Derby with exclusive coverage of three major Derby prep races each offering a $1 million purse and 170 Kentucky Derby qualifying points.

Undefeated Nyquist Takes Over #1 Spot in Ultimate Kentucky Derby Poll Presented by Brisnet.com

There’s a change at No. 1 for the first time this season in the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Poll presented by Brisnet.com as 2015 juvenile champion Nyquist improved to 7 for 7 with his authoritative 3 1/4-length triumph over 21-1 shot Majesto in Saturday’s $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park.

“Saturdays at Gulfstream” Series Concludes with Exclusive Coverage of the Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1)

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, announced Thursday their inaugural “Saturdays at Gulfstream” series concludes this weekend with exclusive live coverage of the historic Florida Derby (G1). The Sir Shackelton Stakes, Orchid Stakes (G3), Honey Fox Stakes (G2) and the Pan American Stakes (G2) will also be featured during the three-hour broadcast. Sunrise Stallions’ Big Brown, winner of the 2008 Florida Derby, will be the presenting sponsor of the coverage. He stands at Dutchess Views Farm in Pine Plains, New York.

LOUISIANA DERBY WINNER GUN RUNNER JUMPS TO NO. 3 IN ULTIMATE KENTUCKY DERBY POLL PRESENTED BY BRISNET.COM

Gun Runner moved from No. 5 to No. 3 in the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Poll presented by Brisnet.com with his 4 1/2-length victory over 30-1 shot Tom’s Ready in Saturday’s $1 million TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby at the Fair Grounds. Unbeatens Mohaymen and Nyquist, who meet in this Saturday’s Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park, remain entrenched in the top two spots, with Mohaymen getting 10 first-place votes and Nyquist two among the panel of 13 noted handicappers, turf journalists and analysts. However, turf writer Jennie Rees promoted Gun Runner, who is now 4 for 5 in his career, to first after having him in No. 2 since the poll’s beginning.

REBEL WINNER CUPID MOVES IN AT #7 IN WEEK 6 OF ULTIMATE KENTUCKY DERBY POLL PRESENTED BY BRISNET.COM

Cupid joined the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Poll presented by Brisnet.com at No. 7 with his front-running 1 1/4-length victory over Whitmore in Saturday’s $900,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park. But there was hardly agreement on the light gray’s chances in the May 7 Kentucky Derby, with the Bob Baffert-trained Cupid ranked everywhere from No. 2 to No. 19 by the panel of 13 noted handicappers, turf journalists and analysts.

Unbeaten Mohaymen remains the dominant No. 1 pick, getting all the top votes with the exception of two for No. 2 ranked Nyquist, the unbeaten 2-year-old champion whom he’ll meet in the April 2 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park.

SAN FELIPE WINNER DANZING CANDY MOVES TO #3 IN WEEK 5 OF ULTIMATE KENTUCKY DERBY POLL PRESENTED BY BRISNET.COM

Danzing Candy powered into a No. 3 ranking behind season-long leaders Mohaymen and Nyquist in the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Poll presented by Brisnet.com with a front-running victory in Saturday’s San Felipe Stakes over Mor Spirit, who dipped to No. 4. The Clifford Sise trained son of Twirling Candy, now 3 for 3 under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, had been No. 11 the prior week as part of “others receiving votes.”

GOTHAM WINNER SHAGAF MOVES TO #9; MOHAYMEN STAYS ON TOP IN WEEK 4 OF ULTIMATE KENTUCKY DERBY POLL PRESENTED BY BRISNET.COM

Shagaf’s victory against the speed bias in Saturday’s Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct encouraged voters to put Shadwell Stable’s 3-for-3 into the top 10 of the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Poll presented by Brisnet.com, but not enough to move dislodge the clear leaders: unbeaten Mohaymen, undefeated 2-year-old champion Nyquist, Mor Spirit and the Fair Grounds’ Risen Star winner Gun Runner.

SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP, GOTHAM AND GULFSTREAM GRADED STAKES HIGHLIGHT SUPER SATURDAY ON HRRN

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY will achieve another milestone this Saturday when the network hosts their first broadcast from an international venue as they travel to Garrison Savannah Racetrack in Barbados.

35th Sandy Lane Barbados Turf Club PPs

PPs courtesy of Brisnet.com 

35th Sandy Lane Barbados Turf Club PPs

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MOHAYMEN SOLIDLY ON TOP; ZULU MOVES TO 6TH IN WEEK 3 OF ULTIMATE KENTUCKY DERBY POLL PRESENTED BY BRISNET.COM

Mohaymen’s impressive victory over Zulu February 27 in Gulfstream Park’s Grade II Fountain of Youth kept Shadwell Stable’s Tapit colt entrenched on top in Week 3 of the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Poll presented Brisnet.com. Trained by Kentucky-raised, New York-based Kiaran McLaughlin, Mohaymen now is 5 for 5 and garnered 11 of 13 first-place votes, the others going to undefeated 2-year-old champion Nyquist, who like Mohaymen is scheduled to meet in the April 2 Florida Derby.