Trending In TDN America
1). Feature: Bill Finley chats to SF Bloodstock's Tom Ryan and several other industry members about the scoping process in the U.S.
“Watching horses all these years at U.S. yearling sales being twitched and scoped, five, 10, 15, 20 times, depending on their level of popularity, it is just so unnecessary. I was in Australia and watched the sales process, where the veterinarian breezes in and breezes out of the stall and a few minutes later with the click of a mouse you can see perfect images of what the scope shows."
2). Feature: Chris McGrath takes a deeper look at one of the leading contenders for the G1 Kentucky Derby, Roadster (USA).
"To those of us who view Arthur Hancock as a beacon not just of professional illumination but also of human warmth, there’s only one horse to be rooting for in the Kentucky Derby this year."
3). Feature: TDN has polled some of the top jockeys in the history of the sport and asked them who they like in this year's G1 Kentucky Derby.
"Off of what I have seen, it would either be Omaha Beach (USA) or Game Winner (USA) but I am going to go with Game Winner. He’s the 2-year-old champion and he reminds me a lot of Silver Charm (USA) in 1997."
Trending In TDN Europe
1). Video: Alayna Cullen speaks with Sue Molloy about Purple Moon's (Ire) (finished second in the 2007 Melbourne Cup) retirement.
2). Feature: Houtzen is settling in Newmarket in advance of a European campaign, Emma Berry catches up with Trent Edmonds.
3). Video: Matthew Houldsworth shares his thoughts on Classic contender Phoenix Of Spain (Ire), who he purchased as a yearling alongside business partner Geoffrey Howson.