So it begins…Almost 400 3 year old colts, and the handicapping for a race almost 3 months away has begun.
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The journey to the Kentucky Derby on May 5 has begun, with 397 3-year-olds nominated to the Triple Crown, including six fillies. The nominees were foaled, or born, in 12 states (only two in Texas) and five foreign countries, and those that prove worthy in the next two months could converge on Churchill Downs from New York, California, Florida, Arkansas, Louisiana or perhaps Ireland or New Mexico. Here are the top 20 travelers on that road, ranked according to their potential for having an impact on the journey and on the famed Triple Crown series.