TVG’s Weekend Coverage Features Derby Preps From Gulfstream, Santa Anita

The road to the Kentucky Derby will run through both California and Gulfstream Park this weekend as two early Kentucky Derby prep races – the $200,000 Holy Bull Stakes (G3) from Gulfstream Park and the $100,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3) from Santa Anita – highlight TVG’s weekend coverage.

Todd Schrupp, Gabby Gaudet and Joaquin Jaime will be live from Gulfstream Park with expert analysis and exclusive interviews throughout Saturday’s twelve-race card which features five graded stakes races. The $200,000 Holy Bull Stakes will offer offers 10-4-2-1 Kentucky Derby qualifying points to the top four finishers. The race has drawn a field of nine sophomores including Tarantino, winner of an allowance race at Gulfstream in December for trainer Rodolphe Brisset. Edgard Zayas has the mount on the son of Pioneerof the Nile. His rivals include a pair of impressive maiden winners stepping up to stakes company for trainer Todd Pletcher – Amount with Luis Saez aboard and Prime Factor with Irad Ortiz, Jr. in the irons.

Santa Anita has a pair of graded stakes races on the schedule for Saturday and TVG’s Christina Blacker, Mike Joyce and Scott Hazelton will be live from the track with interviews, insights and selections throughout the card. Kentucky Derby points will be on the line in the $100,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3) which will offer 10-4-2-1 Kentucky Derby points to the top four finishers. Trainer Bob Baffert, who won this race in 2020 with Thousand Words, will saddle two of the eight contenders including Spielberg, winner of the Los Alamitos Futurity (G2) in December. Flavien Prat will be aboard the son of Union Rags.

In addition to racing from Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita, TVG will be featuring racing from Oaklawn Park, Fair Grounds, Aqueduct and more. Fans can tune in on TVG, TVG2 and the Watch TVG app which is available on Amazon Fire, Roku and connected Apple TV devices.

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