Here is the draw and new post positions for the Kentucky Derby, set for 6:46 p.m. Saturday at Churchill Downs. It's finally time for the 145th Kentucky Derby, and the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs is the first jewel in the Triple. Omaha Beach will not compete in any of this year’s Triple.
Four stakes on Saturday’s 11-race program are carded for turf. Multiple Grade 1 winner Omaha Beach will tackle four foes as the odds-on favorite in the Malibu. The Richard Mandella-trained colt.
Omaha Beach won the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby on April 13 at Oaklawn Park as well as the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes on March 16. For 2019, he has had 4 starts, with 3 firsts, 1 second and earnings of.Omaha Beach (4-1 favorite entering today) will not race at Churchill Downs on Saturday, and Bodexpress (30-1) will enter the field instead. The favorite was set to run in the No. 12 post position, but Omaha Beach's late scratch means Code of Honor (12-1) will run in the vacated post, the Kentucky Derby announced Wednesday on Twitter. In fact, all horses in posts 13 through 20 will move in one.Breeder: Charming Syndicate Trainer: Richard E. Mandella Owner: Fox Hill Farms, Inc. Record: 6-2-3-1 Best Beyer: 96.
The end of another huge day or runners at this great race track. (5) HANABAAL TUN is one of several that can be fancied for outright honours. The four year old is in tremendous order at present and that has to count for a lot. (12) METEORITE and (3) LIGHTOLLER must come into play. (2) CHAMPENOISE and (9) QABOOS have chances also.Read More
Former Kentucky Derby entrant Omaha Beach stands in his stall at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. The horse, which was the favorite in the race, dropped out because of a.Read More
Several kilometres west of Omaha Beach is Pointe du Hoc. Atop sheer 90 foot cliffs overlooking the ocean the Germans had emplaced a heavy coastal artillery battery that could potentially wreak havoc on the fleets steaming towards Omaha and Utah. The decision was taken to neutralize the guns by a daring assault by American Rangers, who would scale the cliffs and seize the positions. On the.Read More
Omaha Beach ran well in all three of his starts as a juvenile in 2018, finishing third in his debut, second by a nose, and then second by a neck, with each race held at a mile or longer. He then ran second by a half-length in his 3-year-old bow at one mile. A promising colt from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella, Omaha Beach shipped to Oaklawn for the Grade 2.Read More
Omaha Beach headed our for a gallop on the Santa Anita Race Course Thursday October 31, 2019 in Arcadia, CA. Skip Dickstein Taylor Cambra on Omaha Beach at Oct. 31, 2019 Santa Anita in Arcadia, CA.Read More
Kentucky Derby hopeful Omaha Beach gets a bath after a workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. On Wednesday, the colt was scratched from Saturday's race with a.Read More
Omaha Beach is out of the Seeking the Gold mare Charming, the dam of champion 2-year-old filly Take Charge Brandi and a daughter of multiple Grade 1 winner-turned blue hen producer Take Charge Lady. He made his first three starts on the turf, resulting in a third and a pair of seconds, before Mandella shifted him to the main track this year. He ran second going a mile on dirt Jan. 1, then.Read More
First-race post time Saturday is set for 11:30 a.m., while the Pegasus World Cup will be contested at 5:34 PM ET. Headlining this year’s field was supposed to be the Richard Mandella trained Omaha Beach; however, he was scratched on Thursday. That leaves us with a field of 10, with Spun to Run also scratching from the.Read More
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Omaha Beach is the expected favorite in the Pegasus World Cup. It will be the final start of his career before he begins stud duty at Spendthrift Farm. Mandella said that he may ask Leparoux to handle the final work for the Pegasus next weekend. Hall of fame jockey Mike Smith will be up for the race. Omaha Beach won the seven-furlong Malibu by.Read More