1. Kentucky Derby 2014 Contenders: Horses with Triple Crown Potential

    The 2014 Kentucky Derby is the biggest American horse race of the year, but those looking to place a wager on the May 3 event are already breaking down the contenders that can challenge for the win during the first leg of the Triple Crown...

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  2. Kentucky Derby 2014 Contenders: Early Look at Front-Runners in Triple Crown Race

    The 2014 Kentucky Derby is just around the corner, believe it or not, and it’s already time to start analyzing which contender will be adorned with a blanket of roses at Churchill Downs...

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  3. Hall of Fame Steeplechaser Flatterer Dies at 35

    Hall of Fame steeplechaser Flatterer, who had been the oldest living Eclipse Award winner, has died at the age of 35. According to a report on thisishorseracing...

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  4. Kentucky Derby 2014: Breaking Down Early Favorites at Churchill Downs

    Many of the marquee Grade 1 races have already taken place, so the field for the 2014 Kentucky Derby is thus beginning to take shape...

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  5. Cairo Prince Scheduled for Ankle Surgery

    Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin reports that Miller Lite Holy Bull Stakes (gr. II) winner Cairo Prince is slated to undergo surgery for an ankle chip April 25 in Lexington and could return for a late summer/early autumn campaign...

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  6. Breeders' Cup Challenge Series Expands

    The Breeders' Cup Challenge series this year will consist of 73 automatic qualifying races into the Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup World Championships, with 46 Challenge races to be held in the U...

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 14 hours ago 264 reads 0 comments

  7. Itsmyluckyday Heads Best of the Rest Stakes

    A year ago, Eddie Plesa Jr. was preparing to embark on a Triple Crown campaign with Itsmyluckyday, a highly accomplished 3-year-old who had prepped with triumphs in the Gulfstream Park Derby and the Holy Bull Stakes (gr...

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  8. Baffert Duo Has Derby Trial as Backup Plan

    As usual, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has the racing world hanging on his every move leading up to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), even as he entered two of his sophomores in the April 26 Derby Trial (gr...

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  9. Announcer Relishes Role as Voice of Kentucky Derby

    From his perch with a panoramic view of the world's most famous racetrack, the new voice of Churchill Downs will sit out one of the most anticipated moments of the tradition-soaked Kentucky Derby...

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  10. Kentucky Derby Odds: California Chrome Solid Betting Favorite

    Heading into the 140th Kentucky Derby, which will be run on Saturday, May 3, the betting public has squarely landed on Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner California Chrome as the solid betting favorite...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 day ago 1,560 reads 0 comments

  11. Kentucky Derby 2014: Viewing Info and Guide to 140th Annual Race

    The 140th Kentucky Derby is nearly upon us and, if last year's thrilling race is any indication, we're in for a real treat...

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  12. Kentucky Derby 2014: Thoroughbreds Ready to Dominate Run for the Roses

    The month of May brings with it many notable events on the sports calendar, but none have the majesty and pageantry of the Kentucky Derby. The field for this year's event is still coming into focus, though it won't be finalized until next week...

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  13. Kentucky Derby 2014 Contenders: California Chrome Top Pick with Field Almost Set

    California Chrome continues to stand out among the Kentucky Derby contenders as the field settles in for the May 3 race.  The prep races for this derby are a thing of the past, and the leaderboard is set...

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  14. Kentucky Derby 2014: Under-the-Radar Horses to Watch at Churchill Downs

    The attention of the horse-racing world will turn to Churchill Downs May 3, and names like California Chrome and Dance With Fate are sure to draw plenty of headlines leading up to the race...

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  15. Churchill Downs Inc. Promises New Video Screen at the Fair Grounds

    Churchill Downs Inc., the parent company of the Fair Grounds racetrack, has committed to installing a new video screen in the track's infield by the start of next season, said Fair Grounds president Tim Bryant...

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 3 days ago 337 reads 0 comments

  16. Kentucky Derby 2014 Contenders

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  17. Tapiture, Baffert Duo Work; Midnight Hawk out of Derby

    Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC's Tapiture, winner of the Southwest and fourth in the recent Arkansas Derby, hit the fast Churchill Downs track early Monday to work five furlongs in 1:02 4/5...

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  18. Kentucky Derby Rankings: California Chrome Still No. 1

    The Kentucky Derby is less than two weeks away and California Chrome appears the one to beat on the first Saturday in May, having won his last four starts by a total of 24 1/4 lengths...

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  19. Zenyatta Produces Third Foal, a War Front Filly

    Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year, produced her third foal when a War Front filly was born at Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., early Easter Sunday, April 20, near Versailles, Ky...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  20. Trainer Recovers After Being Thrown at Delaware

    An assistant to Larry Jones said April 20 the trainer had shown improvement from injuries he sustained the previous day when thrown from a horse at Delaware Park.....

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  21. Horse Racing Legend Julian Wilson Dies Aged 73

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  22. Trainer Larry Jones Making Progress

    Trainer Larry Jones, hospitalized with multiple injuries, including bleeding on the brain, after being thrown from a horse Saturday at Delaware Park, was reported Monday to be making significant progress, according to one of his owners...

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  23. 2014 Kentucky Derby Contenders: California Chrome

    Trainer: Art Sherman Jockey: Victor Espinoza Sire: Lucky Pulpit Dam: Love the Chase (Not for Love) Lifetime Record: 10-6-1-0 Lifetime Earnings: $1,134,850 Future Wager Odds: ...

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  24. Kentucky Derby Update | Field Taking Shape

    Good morning from Churchill Downs, where no works were scheduled for Kentucky Derby contenders Tuesday but a number of contenders for both races galloped over a fast track, including Ride On Curlin, Medal Count, Hoppertunity, Commanding Curve and Danza...

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  25. Churchill Downs Inc. Likely to Face More Questions Tuesday

    In the last several months, tense discussions between the Louisiana State Racing Commission, Churchill Downs Inc. and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association have become the norm...

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