*Race Notes: CHARISMATIC: within striking distance, raced 4-wide, took over, driving. MENIFEE: outrun early,split foes 5-wide, drifted out late,bid,closed fast. CAT THIEF: pressed pace 3-wide, gained lead, gamely in drive. PRIME TIMBER: made run 5-wide 1/4 pole, forced out final 1/16, no late gain. EXCELLENT MEETING: outrun to stretch, made a mild steady gain 7 wide. KIMBERLITE PIPE: within striking distance, loomed in final 1/8, forced out late. WORLDLY MANNER: stalked leaders 4-wide, gained even terms for lead 1mi. weakened. K ONE KING: outrun to stretch, passed tired ones. LEMON DROP KID: outrun to stretch, improved position, 8-wide in drive.ANSWER LIVELY: well placed between foes for 1 mile,steadied both turns,weakened. GENERAL CHALLENGE: jolted soundly after start, raced in traffic. ECTON PARK: leaned in bumped start, failed to reach contention. DESERT HERO: bumped, checked 1st turn,bumped again 1/4 pole. STEPHEN GOT EVEN: steadied, bumped foe 1st turn, in heavy traffic. VALHOL: gained lead, moved inside, pace to far turn, tired. FIRST AMERICAN: lunged out start, off slowly, rail bid backstretch, tired. ADONIS: bumped start, exchanged bumps repeatedly opening 1/4,tired, wide. VICAR: 6-7 wide throughout, failed to menace. THREE RING: bumped, steadied start, bumped repeatedly early.

1998 Kentucky Derby

Jockey: Kent Desormeaux

TRAINER: Bob Baffert

OWNER: Mike Pegram

*Race Notes: REAL QUIET, broke to the inside bumping BASIC TRAINEE, moved up between horses approaching the end of the backstretch, came out to continue his run on the far turn, took over before going a mile and, after gaining a clear advantage lasted over VICTORY GALLOP. VICTORY GALLOP, outrun for six furlongs rallied six wide approaching the stretch and finished strongly. INDIAN CHARLIE outside horses while allowed to follow the leaders into the backstretch, made a run between horses approaching the stretch, held on well to the final furlong and weakened. HALORY HUNTER, outrun to the far turn raced six wide into the stretch, and made up some ground late. CAPTE TOWN moved up between horses, racing into the fat turn, cameto nearing the stetch and failed to sustain his bid. PARADE GROUND outrun to the far turn, moved inside approaching the stretch and lacked a late repsonse. HANUMAN HIGHWAY moved within easy striking distance along the inside nearing the far turn then gave way. FAVORITE TRICK, never far back, made a run along the inside on the farturn and tired badly. NATIONALORE came out into BASIC TRAINEE after the start, andfailed to readch serious contention. OLD TRIESTE stumbled after the start, recovered quickly to reach the front nearing the backstretch, sprinted clear approaching the far turn but was finished after going a mile. CHILITO raced well out from the rail while a factor to the far turn and gave way. ROBINWOOD tired badly while racing wide. ARTAX off slowly, moved up out side horses after entering the backstretch and tired badly. ROCK AND ROLL showed speed along the inside to the far turn, stopped badly and was not persevered with. BASIC TRAINEE bumped after the start, was being outrun when checked sharply behind CHILITO approaching the stretch, then bore out badly leaving the far turn and was eased when unable to keep up.

1997 Kentucky Derby

Jockey: Gary Stevens

TRAINER: BOB BAFFERT

OWNER: Robert B. & Beverly J. Lewis

*Race Notes: SILVER CHARM, in hand after coming away in good order, came out from between horses approaching the backstretch, moved up four wide approaching the stretch, reached the front with a furlong remaining and was all out to prevail over CAPTAIN BODGIT. The latter, unhurried while outrun early, saved ground into the backstretch, commenced to advance approaching the far turn, angled out five wide entering the stretch, leaned in slightly behind SILVER CHARM nearing the final sixteenth, then continued on gamely when straightened away. FREE HOUSE broke to the outside, then quickly reached contention. He remained outside PULPIT while vying for the lead into the stretch, held on well to the final sixteenth and drifted in while weakening. PULPIT, prominent from the outset, raced well out from the rail while showing speed, dueled for command to the upper stretch and tired. CRYPTO STAR was without speed while saving ground, continued along the inside into the stretch and failed to seriously menace while passing tired horses. PHANTOM ON TOUR, close up early, raced within easy striking distance between horses to the stretch and gave way. JACK FLASH, outrun early, moved between horses around the far turn, came out for the drive and laced a further response. HELLO failed to be a serious factor. CONCERTO, steadied along the inside behind PULPIT racing into the first turn, continued to save ground while being reserved until near the stretch and gave way when asked. CELTIC WARRIOR was never close. CRIMSON CLASSIC, wide into the first turn while showing early foot, continued wide into the backstretch and was finished at the far turn. SHAMMY DAVIS, fractious in the gate, was racing forwardly when checked between horses at the first turn and tired badly. DEEDS NOT WORDS tired badly while wide throughout. JACK FLASH AND SHAMMY DAVIS RACED WITH MUD CAULKS IN FRONT. CRYPTO STAR RACED WITH MUD CAULKS BEHIND.

Jockey: Jerry Bailey

TRAINER: D. Wayne Lukas

OWNER: Overbrook Farm

*Race Notes: GRINDSTONE commenced to rally approaching the end of the backstretch, worked his way between horses along the inside around the far turn, angled out five wide entering the stretch and finished strongly to wear down CAVONNIER in the final stride while drifting out. The latter moved within easy striking distance between horses entering the backstretch, came out five wide to make a run on the far turn, was struck across the face by the whip of HALO SUNSHINE's rider nearing the stretch and, after gaining a clear advantage leaving the furlong grounds, just failed to last. PRINCE OF THIEVES laced room after the start, moved up along the inside approaching the stretch, came out for the drive but wasn't good enough. HALO SUNSHINE, never far back, moved up inside the leaders at the far turn, was racing forwardly when his rider struck CAVONNIER with his whip near the stretch and weakened late. UNBRIDLED'S SONG, racing with two bar shoes, came away in good order, followed HONOUR AND GLORY and MATTY G into the backstretch while racing five wide, took over just after going six furlongs, continued wide into the stretch while clearly in front and weakened. EDITOR'S NOTE, off slowly and outrun early, raced nine wide passing horses approaching the stretch and failed to seriously menace. BLOW OUT, badly outrun early while saving ground, advanced between horses around the far turn, but failed to sustain his rally and was steadied near the final furlong. ALYROB, brushed with HONOUR AND GLORY after the start, raced between horses while advancing around the far turn, then lugged in while tiring during the drive. DILIGENCE, in close following the start, failed to be a serious factor while working his way between horses through the upper stretch. VICTORY SPEECH, reserved early, made a run along the inside racing into the far turn and gave way. CORKER, bothered following the start, raced wide much of the way. SKIP AWAY, within easy striking distance while five wide around the first turn and into the backstretch, was finished soon after going six furlongs while continuing wide. ZARB'S MAGIC, between horses much of the way, tired badly from his early efforts. SEMORAN, well placed to the final turn while racing between horses, tired badly. IN CONTENTION broke out into CORKER after the start, and failed to be a serious factor. LOUIS QUATORZE, wide after coming away in close quarters, tired badly. MATTY G, prominent to the far turn while between horses, stopped badly. HONOUR AND GLORY quickly sprinted clear after brushing with ALYROB following the start, remained in the three or four path while showing speed for seven furlongs and gave way suddenly. BUILT FOR PLEASURE, well out in the track while between horses, raced forwardly into the backstretch but was finished before reaching the far turn. Scratched - City by Night on Friday.

Jockey: Gary Stevens

TRAINER: D. Wayne Lukas

OWNER: Michael Tabor

*Race Notes: THUNDER GULCH, away in good order, was reserved while within easy striking distance until near the end of the backstretch, made a run four wide approaching the stretch and, after putting TALKIN MAN away with a furlong remaining, was kept to pressure to increase his advantage. TEJANO RUN, unhurried while outrun early, rallied between horses racing into the far turn, came out to continue his bid approaching the stretch and continued on with good energy to gain the place. TIMBER COUNTRY, outrun into the backstretch, dropped back after moving up along the inside at the far turn, came out looking for room through the upper stretch and finished gamely while angling in between horses. JUMRON brushed with AFTERNOON DEELITES early, raced five wide while advancing nearing the stretch but failed to sustain his bid in a long drive. MECKE, outrun to the far turn, moved up inside horses around the far turn and into the stretch and continued on with good energy. ELTISH, in close after the start, rallied from between horses nearing the stretch, came out for the drive but hung under pressure. KNOCKADOON, bumped after breaking slowly, raced between horses to the stretch and failed to seriously menace after angling inside for the drive. AFTERNOON DEELITES appeared to try and savage JUMRON after brushing with that rival near the eight-pole the first time, reached an easy striking position outside horses at the first turn, continued five wide while between horses to the stretch and weakened during the drive. CITADEED, close up early, made a run between horses approaching the far turn but tired through the drive. IN CHARACTER, in close after the start, angled out approaching the stretch but failed to reach serious contention. SUAVE PROSPECT saved ground to the backstretch, angled out seven wide after going a half, continued very wide while remaining within striking distance for a mile and gave way. TALKIN MAN, close up early while saving ground, caught SERENA'S SONG from the inside leaving the far turn, held on well to midstretch and tired. DAZZLING FALLS bumped KNOCKADOON after the start, saved ground into the backstretch, then passed tired horses after angling out very wide for the drive. SKI CAPTAIN, off slowly, was never close. JAMBALAYA JAZZ always outrun, was checked between horses on the far turn. SERENA'S SONG, away alertly, was pressed while showing speed in the three path to the backstretch, held on well for a mile while continuing out from the rail and tired badly. PYRAMID PEAK saved ground for six furlongs and had nothing left. LAKE GEORGE, in close after the start, moved up six wide down the backstretch but was finished before reaching the stretch. WILD SYN showed good early foot along the inside, came out between horses when unable to stay with SERENA'S SONG around the first turn, race forwardly to the turn, stopped suddenly and was eased.

Jockey: Chris McCarron

TRAINER: Nick Zito

OWNER: William J. Condren & Joseph M. Cornacchia

*Race Notes: GO FOR GIN ducked out after the start forcing TABASCO CAT into BROCCO, quickly reached contention when straightened away, took over entering the backstretch, was well in hand while managing a clear lead into the upper stretch, drew off quickly when roused, then held sway while drifting out in the final sixteenth as his rider took hold nearing the wire. STRODES CREEK, allowed to settle into the backstretch, angled out while rallying leaving the far turn, then finished well to best the others while racing six wide. BLUMIN AFFAIR commenced his rally approaching the end of the backstretch, made a run from between foes nearing midstretch but failed to sustain his bid. BROCCO, squeezed back at the start, moved within easy striking distance entering the backstretch, loomed a strong factor inside the leaders entering the stretch then weakened under pressure. SOUL of the MATTER, outrun to the far turn, made a mild bid between rivals through the upper stretch and flattened out. TABASCO CAT, forced into BROCCO at the start, quickly reached a striking position outside horses, remained a factor after moving inside on the second turn, but gave way in the drive. SOUTHERN RHYTHM broke to the inside and was outrun for a mile, then failed to threaten while finishing seven wide. POWIS CASTLE came out after bobbling at the start putting HOLY BULL in tight quarters, raced forwardly until the upper stretch and tired. MAHOGANY HALL, never close, clipped the heels of MEADOW FLIGHT after entering the stretch and stumbled badly. SMILIN SINGIN SAM lacked room after the start, advanced steadily approaching the far turn to make his bid but was finished entering the stretch. MEADOW FLIGHT was finished early. HOLY BULL, in tight after failing to break alertly raced within easy striking distance to the far turn, then tired badly. VALIANT NATURE, away in good order, took up sharply along the inside racing into the first turn to avoid clipping heels, then gave way readily. ULISES showed speed until near the end of the backstretch and stopped badly. KANDALY WAS SCRATCHED AFTER THE FIFTH RACE BECAUSE OF TRACK CONDITION. ALL WAGERS IN THE STRAIGHT, PLACE, SHOW, EXACTA AND TRIFECTA POOLS WERE ORDER REFUNDED. ALL PICK-THREE AND PICK-SIX WAGERS INVOLVING KANDALY WERE SWITCHED TO THE FAVORITE, HOLY BULL.

Jockey: Jerry Bailey

TRAINER: MacKenzie "Mack" Miller

OWNER: Rokeby Stable

*Race Notes: SEA HERO, unhurried while outrun early, commenced a rally between horses leaving the backstretch, moved inside the leaders for the drive and, after taking over, drew clear under left hand urging. PRAIRIE BAYOU, outrun for six furlongs, raced six wide while advancing nearing the stretch, then finished gamely to gain the place while continuing wide. WILD GALE moved within striking distance around the far turn, split horses approaching the final furlong and continued on with good energy. PERSONAL HOPE raced outside STORM TOWER while prompting the pace, took over just before going seven furlongs, held on well to midstretch and weakened. DIAZO advanced steadily to loom a threat while racing four wide nearing the stretch, then weakened. CORBY, always close up, made a bid between horses approaching the stretch and flattened out. KISSIN KRIS came out into TRUTH OF IT ALL after the start, was outrun for a mile, raced nine wide into the stretch and failed to seriously menace. SILVER OF SILVER had no apparent excuse. RAGTIME REBEL ducked out after hesitating at the start, then failed to be a serious factor. TRUTH OF IT ALL, bothered following the start, was always outrun. BULL INTHE HEATHER, caught in close quarters between horses on the first turn, raced within easy striking distance until near the stretch and gave way. DIXIELAND HEAT tired. WALLENDA was never close. MI CIELO saved ground to no avail. UNION CITY broke into TRUTH OF IT ALL, was allowed to follow the leaders to the end of the backstretch, moved menacingly from the outside approaching the stretch, then faltered badly. STORM TOWER broke alertly, saved ground while showing speed for seven furlongs and stopped badly. ROCKAMUNDO raced forwardly along the inside to the far turn and tired. EL BAKAN, wide around the first turn and into the backstretch, was finished soon after going a half. TOSSOFTHECOIN, close up while between horses until near the end of the backstretch, had nothing left.

Jockey: Pat Day

TRAINER: Lynn Whiting

OWNER: W. Cal Partee

*Race Notes: LIL E. TEE relaxed nicely after coming away in good order, was unhurried into the backstretch, raced seven wide while advancing approaching the stretch, caught CASUAL LIES a furlong out and proved clearly best under extreme left handed pressure. CASUAL LIES, between horses while close up early, was sent after DANCE FLOOR nearing the stretch, brushed lightly with that rival inside the final three-sixteenths and continued on with good courage. DANCE FLOOR moved around three horses to take over entering the backstretch, quickly opened a clear advantage while remaining well out from the rail, brushed with CASUAL LIES while still vying for the lead approaching the final furlong and weakened. CONTE DI SAVOYA unhurried while saving ground to the backstretch, moved up along the inside to reach a striking position after entering the stretch but failed to sustain his bid. PINE BLUFF, prominent from the outset, moved closest to DANCE FLOOR approaching the end of the backstretch, remained a factor until near the stretch and lacked a late response. AL SABIN came out in front of TECHNOLOGY following the start, raced forwardly into the backstretch while saving ground, came out between horses nearing the far turn, but was finished after angling outside for the drive. DR. DEVIOUS (Ire) passed tired horses. ARAZI, unhurried while outrun into the backstretch, swung out eight wide to launch a run with five furlongs remaining, moved menacingly around horses on the final turn, then came up empty during the drive. MY LUCK RUNS NORTH leaned in after the start bumping ECSTATIC RIDE, fell back through the run down the backstretch and failed to seriously threaten. TECHNOLOGY steadied when AL SABIN came out after the start, gained striking position along the inside racing to the first turn but was finished soon after going six furlongs. WEST BY WEST failed to be a serious factor. DEVIL HIS DUE raced forwardly into the backstretch and gave way. THYER, between horses much of the way, was carefully handled nearing the end of the backstretch. ECSTATIC RIDE, bumped by MY LUCK RUNS NORTH after the start, raced seven wide into the backstretch and failed to reach contention. SIR PINDER, off slowly, was always outrun. PISTOLS AND ROSES raced within easy striking distance to the far turn and tired badly. SNAPPY LANDING showed good early foot, held on well until near the far turn and faltered badly. DISPOSAL, seven wide into the backstretch, wasn't able to keep pace thereafter. Scratched - A.P. Indy was scratched Saturday morning.

Jockey: Chris Antley

TRAINER: Lynn Whiting

OWNER: BCC Stable

*Race Notes: STRIKE THE GOLD, unhurried while outrun into the backstretch, was caught in close quarters between horses nearing the end of the backstretch, angled out to make his run, circled the leaders leaving the far turn and proved clearly best while drifting out under left handed pressure. BEST PAL, reserved early while racing along the inside, was looking for room behind the stretch to loom boldly inside the final furlong and bested the others while coming out slightly near the finish. MANE MINISTER moved up outside horses approaching the end of the backstretch, continued his rally while racing five wide into the stretch but wasn't good enough in a long drive. GREEN ALLIGATOR, outrun until near the stretch, moved through inside horses after straightening away for the drive and continued on with good energy while swinging out from behind a wall of horses late. FLY SO FREE came out slightly after the start brushing ALYDAVID and bothering WILDER THAN EVER, remained along the inside while close up into the backstretch, leaned in forcing LOST MOUNTAIN into the rail at the far turn, came out between horses to make a bid nearing the stretch weakened. QUINTANA, outrun early, was checked sharply between horses nearing the far turn, swung out after recovering, raced wide into the stretch, then lacked the needed response. PAULRUS, without speed much of the way, passed tired horses while saving ground. SEA CADET, away alertly, saved ground while showing speed, made the pace into the stretch and gave way. CORPORATE REPORT, prominent early while racing outside the leaders, loomed boldly between horses approaching the stretch, then was tiring when brushed by HANSEL approaching the final furlong. HANSEL, well placed while five wide into the backstretch, remained within easy striking distance for a mile and ducked in while tiring brushing CORPORATE REPORT. HAPPY JAZZ BAND failed to be a serious factor. LOST MOUNTAIN, in close after the start, was moving well along the inside when forced into the rail at the far turn losing all chance. ANOTHER REVIEW tired while racing wide and tightened it up on QUINTANA nearing the far turn. ALYDAVID, brushed by FLY SO FREE following the break, raced forwardly to the far turn and tired. WILDER THAN EVER, steadied following the start, was never close. FORTY SOMETHING prompted the pace to the far turn and stopped badly.

Jockey: Craig Perret

TRAINER: Carl Nafzger

OWNER: Frances A. Genter

*Race Notes: UNBRIDLED, caught in tight quarters following the start, moved towards the inside while beginning to rally approaching the end of the backstretch, angled out to continue his run at the far turn, loomed boldly from the outside entering the stretch and drew away under brisk urging. SUMMER SQUALL, unhurried early, commenced to rally approaching the far turn, reached the front from between horses nearing the stretch but was no match for the winner while besting the others. PLEASANT TAP, in close after the break, advanced steadily to reach a striking position approaching the stretch but lacked the needed late response. VIDEO RANGER, outrun early, raced wide while moving approaching the stretch but failed to sustain his bid. SILVER ENDING, wide into the backstretch, moved within easy striking distance nearing the stretch but tired during the drive. KILLER DILLER raced erratically while along the inside after entering the backstretch, made up some ground around the far turn but lacked a further response. LAND RUSH, unhurried into the backstretch, was racing between horses when checked while leaning into SUMMER SQUALL near the far turn, rallied leaving the far turn and gave way. MISTER FRISKY away in good order, went up after REAL CASH while racing between horses on the first turn, headed that rival just after going seven furlongs but had nothing left for the drive. THIRTY SIX RED raced forwardly to the far turn and tired badly. POWER LUNCH, off slowly, was never close. REAL CASH, hustled along after the start, saved ground while showing speed until near the stretch and stopped badly. DR. BOBBY A. tired badly. PENDLETON RIDGE raced wide. BURNT HILLS was finished after going a half. FIGHTING FANTASY came out into UNBRIDLED and PLEASANT TAP following the start, bore out while vying for the lead into the first turn, continued wide thereafter and dropped far back. Scratched - Country Day.