Dialed In to face older colts in allowance. Pletcher admits Stay Thirsty not fully cranked up. Handicapper picks for the Gotham.

Just hours after Bloodhorse published a story on the Tampa Bay Derby being Dialed In’s next logical race, an allowance with his name as an entry filled at Gulfstream.  Everyone seems happy.  So are there any reservations of running against older colts at such a critical time? His competition includes a graded stakes placed runner and recent allowance winners.  Dick Downey still believes it’s a weak bunch//There is a quote from Todd Pletcher on Stay Thirsty’s tight workout schedule.  Is Pletcher’s “not fully cranked up” the same as Mott’s “not fully cranked up”?// More background articles on the Gotham plus a few expert handicapper picks// Some of the other upcoming 3YO stakes got some ink today- Battaglia and Mountain Valley

Gotham Stakes (G3) entries, race videos, articles, and a link to free PPs found here
Sunday Gulfstream Allowance R4 including Dialed In here
John Battaglia Stakes entries here
Mountain Valley Stakes entries here

·       Dialed In entered in allowance Sunday at Gulfstream (DRF) (Courier Journal) (Brisnet)
·       Twinspired featured in Battaglia Stakes at Turfway (Bloodhorse) (Brisnet)
·       Shippers make interesting Battaglia (Downey Profile)
·       More on Stay Thirsty and the Gotham (Courier Journal) (Saratogian) (Miami Herald)
·       Mountain Valley attracts 5 (Brisnet)
·       Who’s Hot, Who’s Not 3/3 (DRF)
·       Santa Anita Derby Rankings (DRF)
·       Kentucky Derby Report 3/3 (Brisnet)

·       Dick’s Picks for the Gotham (Downey Profile)
·       That Handicapping Show 3/3: Gotham (Bloodhorse Video)

·       Jill Bryne’s Gotham Preview (Churchill Downs)

·       Derby Watch Top 20 (with video) (DRF)