DRF's Countdown to the Crown
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DRF's Countdown to the Crown

May 1, 2012

For more than a few months now, turf writers, professional handicappers, and fans alike have all been disecting and analyzing countless information on dozens of three-year-olds from all over the country. Now that the Kentucky Derby is only days away and the race has come into focus, prognosticators take aim at the Frst Saturday in May.



This year, it seems there is at least some consensus going into the 138th running of the Kentcly Derby. Many will have you believe almost a dozen horses have a shot to Wear the Roses, and youwill likely hear that speed will play a significant role throughout the early stages of the classic: two very interesting aspects which clealry give way to great betting odds and spirited debate!

With entries drawn on Wednesday, many analysts will likely gain more traction as they narrow down their selections, but for now, we're thrilled to be in the mix and part of the debate...

Here's a look at El Padrino's Profile from the Daily Racing Form's Countown to the Crown: Week 17 - April 27, 2012