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James Scully

James Scully is a passionate sports analyst who grew up traveling to various sporting events around the country. James follows the NFL and NCAA, but also plays golf and other sports as time allows. Whether it be pro or college football, basketball, baseball…James can share solid insight with actionable information. When James isn’t watching sports, he can be found handicapping horse racing and playing golf. Twitter: @James_Scully111

Creative Minister: Preakness contender profile
Creative Minister: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-20T14:30:04.142ZJames Scully

Creative Minister will jump straight from back-to-back wins over maiden special weight and entry-level allowance rivals to the Preakness, and connections forked over a $150,000 supplemental fee to run since he wasn’t Triple Crown-nominated.
Fenwick: Preakness contender profile
Fenwick: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-20T14:12:12.804ZJames Scully

Listed at 50-1 on the morning line, Fenwick promises to be the longest shot in the Preakness, but the 80-1 longest shot (Rich Strike) just won the 20-horse Kentucky Derby.
Armagnac: Preakness contender profile
Armagnac: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-20T14:02:33.370ZJames Scully

Unplaced in his first two stakes attempts, Armagnac will join the Triple Crown scene following an encouraging 4 1/4-length allowance triumph at Santa Anita on May 8.
Secret Oath: Preakness contender profile
Secret Oath: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-19T20:11:20.198ZJames Scully

Secret Oath will make her second attempt against males following a convincing win in the Kentucky Oaks (G1) 15 days earlier.
Skippylongstocking: Preakness contender profile
Skippylongstocking: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-19T20:06:54.312ZJames Scully

Skippylongstocking started to make headway when recording a sharp Gulfstream allowance win at 1 1/8 miles in early March.
Early Voting: Preakness contender profile
Early Voting: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-19T20:02:54.436ZJames Scully

Early Voting easily won his first two starts on the front end at Aqueduct, including the Withers (G3) in early February, but the competition was suspect. He received a litmus test in the April 9 Wood Memorial (G2), performing admirably
2022 Preakness: Brisnet Speed Rating Report
2022 Preakness: Brisnet Speed Rating Report

2022-05-19T13:50:00.000ZJames Scully

How does the Preakness field stack up from a Brisnet Speed rating perspective? Let’s examine the contenders, ranked by highest last-out number.
Epicenter: Preakness contender profile
Epicenter: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-18T23:05:20.626ZJames Scully

Listed as the 6-5 morning line favorite, Epicenter exits a bitter second in the Kentucky Derby, and he has a big chance to make amends in the Preakness.
Simplification: Preakness contender profile
Simplification: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-18T22:42:32.569ZJames Scully

Rating in 18th after the opening three-quarters of a mile, Simplification uncorked a rally from far back to finish fourth, beaten 3 1/2 lengths at 35-1 odds, in the Kentucky Derby.
Happy Jack: Preakness contender profile
Happy Jack: Preakness contender profile

2022-05-18T22:29:40.314ZJames Scully

Happy Jack was slow into stride and failed to make any impact in the Kentucky Derby, checking in 14th at 23-1 odds, and connections are drawing a line through the Kentucky Derby effort.
Tiz the Bomb: Kentucky Derby contender profile
Tiz the Bomb: Kentucky Derby contender profile

2022-05-07T01:53:57.000ZJames Scully

Tiz the Bomb secured his Kentucky Derby berth by recording a convincing win in the Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) at Turfway Park, registering top-notch 101 Brisnet Speed and 105 Late Pace ratings for the 2 1/4-length decision.
Simplification: Kentucky Derby contender profile
Simplification: Kentucky Derby contender profile

2022-05-07T00:06:01.000ZJames Scully

The bay Florida-bred colt settled nicely from off the pace before charging to a convincing win in the Fountain of Youth (G2).
Tawny Port: Kentucky Derby contender profile
Tawny Port: Kentucky Derby contender profile

2022-05-06T21:03:17.000ZJames Scully

Tawny Port confirmed himself as a Kentucky Derby participant when capturing the April 16 Lexington S. (G3), his first win on a dirt track.