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Byron King’s Derby Dozen for March 10

BloodHorse associate editor Byron King presents his latest Derby Dozen presented by Spendthrift Farm with a look at his leading contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 1.

Last Saturday, Life Is Good solidified his status as a leading Kentucky Derby contender with a blowout win in the San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita Park, while Helium and Weyburn posted upset victories in the Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby at Tampa Bay Downs and the Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct, respectively. This Saturday, the focus shifts to Oaklawn Park for the $1 million Rebel Stakes, where 85 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby are up for grabs.

Check out America’s Best Racing’s Triple Crown page to keep up to date with stories and statistics on the Road to the Kentucky Derby.