Thursday, March 4, 2010

Derby Future Pool Number 2

Here's a brief primer of the Derby Future Pool #2

Aikenite (50-1) belongs on fake stuff or grass

American Lion (30-1) may have potential to bounce back or not at all

Buddy's Saint (12-1) two race preps have to be perfect; his first was less than

Caracortado (12-1) undefeated against who???

Connemara (20-1) taking overland route with a long way to go

Conveyance (12-1) would be better off running in the desert of New Mexico vs. the Middle Eastern desert

D'Funnybone (30-1) "experts" don't give him a chance, but Dutrow sees fit for FL Derby entry

Dave in Dixie (30-1) I plead ignorance - which at this point is quite blissful

Discreetly Mine (30-1) uncontested merry-go-round Risen Star win - subtract 10 Beyer points

Dublin (15-1) my love and admiration only grew stronger after Southwest runner-up finish

Eskendereya (6-1) obvious, which isn't always a good recipe for finding a Derby winner this far out

Jackson Bend (20-1) the little horse that just can't beat the big boys

Lookin at Lucky (6-1) lots of talent, see Buddy's Saint

Nextdoorneighbor (30-1) Sham tells us something or nothing; I choose the latter

Noble's Promise (30-1) who?

Odysseus (50-1) those purporting to be in the know like him; reason enough to dismiss

Radiohead (20-1) lots of upside and chatter for an allowance winner

Rule (20-1) this year's Rodney Dangerfield - "He get's no respect!"

Setusko (50-1) sounds like an offering at a sushi bar; I'll pass

Sidney's Candy (20-1) as tempting as a bowl full of M&Ms with none of the calories

Super Saver (20-1) saving his best for when???

Tempted to Tapit (50-1) rightly so...

Vale of York (30-1) less than expected in desert

Field (7-2) far more appealing than 3-2

From the mouth and backer of Maximus Ruler in Pool 1 comes these choices for Pool 2:

Rule at 15-1 or greater
Dublin at 20-1 or greater
Sidney's Candy at 25-1 or greater
D'Funnybone at 50-1 or greater

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