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Smelling like Roses
GENE MENEZ
April 30, 2012
While the Kentucky Derby prep races have revealed no strong favorites, they have showcased a deep stable of talent. Here, in order, are SI's top 5 for May 5, plus one long shot special
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April 30, 2012

Smelling Like Roses

While the Kentucky Derby prep races have revealed no strong favorites, they have showcased a deep stable of talent. Here, in order, are SI's top 5 for May 5, plus one long shot special

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DULLAHAN

STARTS 8

WINS 2

SECONDS 2

THIRDS 2

TRAINER

DALE ROMANS

JOCKEY

KENT DESORMEAUX

The late-running winner of the April 14 Blue Grass Stakes has made big strides since he finished fourth in November's Breeders' Cup juvenile. The colt is 0 for 3 on dirt, but two of those races were sprints, and trainer Dale Romans says he loves the Churchill Downs track. In a race with plenty of front-end speed, he's the pick.

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