- If Rachel Alexandra enters she's either the favorite or second choice.
- Pioneerof the Nile will be favored.
- The top three finishers are likely to be from the Derby field.
- Mine That Bird either stakes his claim as a super horse or goes the route of Lil E. Tee. I didn't have him in the Derby, and I'll take a stand against in the Preakness.
- Big Drama poses the biggest "outsider" chance...besides the filly.
I'm feeling Papa Clem right now, but it's far too early and interesting to start handicapping.