It’s Kentucky Derby week and in this episode of Fast Horses, Slow Whiskey we’re joined by Hall of Fame Jockey Gary Stevens and trainer Graham Motion to preview the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown!


Hunter Rankin shares his insights on some of the early favorites in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby and Brian Treacy of Sagamore Spirit talks about our Maryland Rye twist on the Mint Julep.

Gary Stevens, Hall of Fame Jockey who has won each leg of the Triple Crown three times, talks Royal Mo‘s talent and similarities to Silver Charm. He also looks back on Beholder and more!

Stevens visits Silver Charm earlier this week (photo courtesy of Old Friends Farm)


Notable for his work with 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and Better Talk Now, renowned trainer Graham Motion shares insight on Irish War Cry as he prepares to run for the roses.


He also talks about about Sagamore’s co-owned Miss Temple City’s 2017 debut in the Distaff Turf Mile on Derby Day.

Photo courtesy of Maggie Kimmitt

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