(War Like Goddess / Coady Photography)

The best grass marathoners will convene once again on the lush Bluegrass of Kentucky. May the best win. And, the best normally does.

Here’s our review:

TurfOverallLast Race
McLean RankHorseML OddsRiderTrainerStandingsLocationRatingComment
1Nation's Pride (PP7)4-to-1William BuickCharlie Appleby9/6-2-01st Jockey Club Derby***Stalker-Speed / #2 Across Board3YO? / Been Great in US
2Rebel's Romance (PP5)3-to-1James DoyleCharlie Appleby11/8-0-01st in KOLN***Deep Closer / 4th OverallDominant in GER / It's GER
3Mishriff (PP11)6-to-1Lafranco DettoriJohn Gosden20/7-4-313th in Arc**True Closer / Top # at Distance0-6 This Year Is Concern
4War Like Goddess (PP2)9-to-2Joel RosarioBill Mott12/9-1-11st Joe Hirsch Turf Classic**>Stalker-Speed / Mare vs Colts / KEE +Perfect Here / Beat Colts Last
5Channel Maker (PP6)30-to-1Jose OrtizBill Mott48/9-6-54th in Sycamore*>Speed-Stalker / 2 Wins '22 -- 1 KEESo Inconsistent / G2 Winner Here
6Stone Age (PP3)15-to-1Ryan MooreAidan O'Brien12/2-3-25th Champion / Ascot*Deep Closer / Distance ?Nation's Pride Is Better 3YO
7Broome (PP4)15-to-1Irad Ortiz, Jr.Aidan O'Brien28/8-6-08th in Arc*-True Closer / 5th in Turf-Distance1-6 This Year / 2-14 at Distance
8Highland Chief (PP13)15-to-1John VelazquezGraham Motion15/4-2-21st in Sycamore>Speed-Stalk / KEE Top #G1 Winner This Year / 1-1 Here