Interesting Racehorse Names on 2021 Triple Crown Trail

It’s never too early for a fun look at some of the names that may appear in the starting gate at Churchill Downs on The First Saturday in May. This week, we are sharing a write-up from our friends at America’s Best Racing. The intro is below. You can read the full article by clicking link at the bottom of the page.


Every January (and for many of us long before that), the focus of the Thoroughbred racing ecosystem shifts to the Triple Crown races and the 3-year-olds on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve

I write a weekly Making the Grade blog profiling a big Derby trail winner and also a regular Heating Up, Cooling Down feature tracking which 3-year-olds are heading in the right direction and which ones took a step back.

This year, though, with the Lecomte Stakes behind us, I wanted to have some fun with the names of this year’s contenders – but, of course, it is almost impossible to escape COVID-19, so let start there.