Dialed In quashes rumors with bullet move// Mucho handicappers don’t like Macho Man in La Derby//

Some were concerned with the status of Holy Bull winner Dialed In based on the fact he had not returned to the workout tab since his last allowance race.  Those fears should be eased with his big bullet move at Palm Meadows this morning.  Nick Zito was about as exuberant as he can be and claimed Dialed In came home in a blistering 11.4 seconds// If you run through some of the handicapping articles and videos below for the Louisiana Derby, you’ll see there are several Mucho Macho Man doubters.  Despite being a heavy favorite, handicappers tend to like Nacho Business, Machen, Elite Alex and Wilkinson instead.  Although I’ve been leaning towards Elite Alex, Dick Downey notes he missed a workout two back for reasons unknown// More news and notes on the upcoming Vinery Spiral Stakes, Sunland Derby, and UAE Derby// Elliot Walden at Winstar suggested Cal Nation will take the Bernardini route to the Preakness and revealed Brethren could go to the Santa Anita Derby, although the Arkansas Derby is more likely// more…

3/26 Louisiana Derby (G2): link to pps, videos, articles, and handicapper picks here
3/26 Vinery Spiral Stakes (G3): link to pps, videos, articles, and handicapper picks here
3/26 UAE Derby (G2): free pps, articles, and handicapper picks here
3/27 Sunland Derby (G3): link to pps, videos, articles, and handicapper picks here

·       Mucho Macho Man a big boy (Downey Profile)
·       Spiral Stakes notes 3/24 (Downey Profile)
·       Spiral Stakes: Post position draw reactions (Downey Profile)
·       UAE Derby track notes 3/24 (Downey Profile)
·       Dialed In works bullet half for Florida Derby (Bloodhorse) (DRF)
·       Flashpoint works 6 at GP (Downey Profile)
·       The Factor is coming on strong (Saratogian)
·       Let’s go to the videotape! (Zipse At The Derby)
·       Kentucky Derby Report 3/24 (Brisnet)
·       Who’s hot, who’s not 3/24 (DRF)

·       Spiral Stakes preview with Jill Byrne (Churchill Downs)

Handicapper Picks:
·       Dick’s Picks for Louisiana Derby (Downey Profile)
·       Louisiana Derby preview [Video] (DRF)
·       Handicapping the Louisiana Derby (Daily Racing News)
·       The Derby Post’s picks for Louisiana Derby (The Derby Post)
·       The Commish’s picks for Sunland Derby (Downey Profile)
·       Dick’s picks for Dubai [including UAE Derby] (Downey Profile)

·       Dialed In: PMM- 4F- 47:55- B- 1/19
·       Flashpoint: GP- 6F- 1.13:75- B- 1/1