Interview with Ed DeRosa… we chat up the G1 Champagne & the G1 Breeders’ Futurity. And, of course, we have a side bet!

Ed is the marketing director for Brisnet is the greatest collection of handicapping information and statistics in the thoroughbred industry. Check out free past performances at


I’ve been watching her races. She’s got that tactical speed. The 1 horse wanted to be on the lead, but she relaxed beautifully off of the 1. She’s push button. On the second turn, I just let her go on her own. I didn’t really ask her. She went to the lead and relaxed again and went on in the straight again. She’s a very nice filly. I think two turns will be good for her, even more distance will be OK for her. She hasn’t run a bad race yet. She always fights hard. I think she can improve from that. On teaming with good friend and trainer: “It’s great. And even the owner Stephen McKay is one of our friends from a long time ago. Team Valor is great too. It’s good teamwork, and it’s fun to win for them.”


Julien Leparoux, who rode the winner Talk Veuve to Me (as reported on

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