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Top man reveals his top names
by Joe Kristufek / Globeform
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Joe Kristufek, of DAK Racing in Chicago and part of the Globeform founding team, is without doubt among the ”Top 5 racing experts” in North America.

In our first year, Joe pointed our readers in the direction of Monarchos – when the colt was still 30-1 in most future books.

And now, the shrewd Kristufek gives us his Kentucky Derby Top Five - and tells us why he likes these more than the rest - as we are under two months away from the big race at Churchill Downs.


Taking a "fresh" approach to the Derby in that he'll have just two sophomore preps before the big day. He's improved with every start, has shown professionalism, and you have to like the bloodlines and connections.


Pletcher is taking the same Tampa path with this guy that he took last year with eventual Derby runner-up Bluegrass Cat. He too is bred to stay, and has done nothing wrong thus far.


Looked quite solid in winning his seasonal bow in the Lewis, galloping out a city block in front of his overmatched competition. Not sure how much he beat that day, but it was a great start to his campaign.


The Risen Star is a complete toss-out, and we'll find out what he's really made of in Saturday's Louisiana Derby. Deep closing type could be compromised in a large Derby field, or he could pull a Giacomo.


I have a fondness for horses sired by Tiznow, and this guy has really stepped up his game since adding blinkers two back. He ran a big race to finish second behind Ravel in the Sham, and is a major player in the Louisiana Derby.


This horse is a freak. He won his debut race over seven furlongs at Gulfstream five weeks ago, moved to the Steve Asmussen barn, and is now preparing for the Rebel at Oaklawn. He's bred to handle two turns, but hasn't proven himself just yet.

Last update: 2007-03-08 12:40:28 (First published: 2007-03-08 12:32:49 )

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