1. Cross Traffic Wire-to-Wire Winner at Whitney Invitational Handicap

    Cross Traffic went wire-to-wire under Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez to upset the field in the 86th running of the $750,000 Whitney Invitational Handicap (G1) on Saturday at the Saratoga Race Track in New York...

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  2. Fort Larned Goes for Back-to-Back Whitney Invitational Handicap Wins

    The 86th running of the Whitney Invitational Handicap takes center stage this Saturday Aug. 3rd over the Saratoga Race Track. The stage is set and the defending champion of the race, Fort Larned , looks poised for a repeat win...

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  3. Verrazano Romps to Victory in Haskell Invitational

    Even-money favorite Verrazano romped to an easy victory at the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) Sunday at Monmouth Park in Oceanport , NJ. With the impressive 9...

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  4. Jockey Ramon Dominguez Forced to Retire as Result of Spill Injuries

    Ramon Dominguez, the current three-time Eclipse Award Winner as Outstanding Jockey, was forced to retire from active racing as a result of the injuries sustained on a spill at Aqueduct on Jan...

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  5. Kentucky Derby Field 2013: Top Contenders and Trainers in This Year's Race

    The Kentucky Derby has star power all over. The horses, jockeys, trainers and owners all command their fair share of attention. The trainers are the ones responsible for making sure the Derby contenders are fit and ready to go on Saturday...

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  6. Kentucky Derby Predictions: Jockeys Who Will Have Biggest Impact

    The Kentucky Derby is mostly about the horses and how the winner then is perceived as a threat to become the next Triple Crown winner. But the horse needs help to achieve this. No horse has ever been declared a winner of a race without a jockey aboard..

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  7. Kentucky Derby 2013 Post Positions: Full Draw Results and Early Odds

    The 139th Kentucky Derby post positions draw took place Wednesday at the Secretariat Lounge on the second floor of the Clubhouse in Churchill Downs...

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  8. Kentucky Derby Post Time: Complete Schedule at Churchill Downs

    There are only three days left before the first Saturday of May and that can only mean one thing: The Kentucky Derby is upon us. The big races of this weekend's festivities start on Friday...

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  9. Kentucky Derby 2013 Odds for All Favorites and Underrated Horses

    The 19-horse field for this Saturday's Kentucky Derby promises to deliver one memorable race. The favorites stand out, but the anyone from the rest of the field can come on top and win the Run for the Roses...

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  10. Kentucky Derby 2013 Horses: Most Interesting Contenders in This Year's Field

    The Kentucky Derby, "the fastest two minutes in sports," is mainly about the stars of the competition: the horses...

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  11. Kentucky Derby 2013 Post Positions: Historical Look at Each Post's Performance

    The 139th Kentucky Derby is just five days away and the final field is almost set. A full 20-horse field is expected to make it to the gate this Saturday, and the post positions for each are the initial subject of debate...

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  12. Kentucky Derby Preps: Derby Points Up for Grabs at Lexington Stakes

    The 43rd running of the Grade III Coolmore Lexington Stakes will take place this Saturday at the Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky...

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  13. Maker's 46 Mile: Horse of the Year Wise Dan Faces Four on His Return

    Reigning Horse of the Year, Wise Dan, will make his 6-year-old debut facing four rivals on Friday in the G1 $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile at Keeneland. He has been placed as the 3-5 morning-line favorite and will post from the outside position—No...

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  14. Kentucky Derby 2013: Jockey John Velazquez Expects to Ride in the Derby

    DRF .com reports that Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez expects to ride in the Kentucky Derby...

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  15. Wood Memorial: Verrazano Gets Gutsy Win in Kentucky Derby Prep

    Undefeated Todd Pletcher trainee Verrazano passed the gut-check test as he outran Normandy Invasion and Vyjack to win the $1 million G1 Wood Memorial on Saturday at Aqueduct...

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  16. Wood Memorial: Clash of the Titans Between Verrazano and Vyjack

    Unbeaten top Kentucky Derby contenders Verrazano and Vyjack will battle in a clash of the titans this Saturday in the $1 million G1 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, NY...

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  17. Hear the Ghost Is the Latest Casualty on the Kentucky Derby Trail

    The G2 San Felipe winner, Hear the Ghost, will miss Saturday's G1 Santa Anita Derby and the May 4 Kentucky Derby due to an injury as reported by bloodhorse .com today...

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  18. Zenyatta Delivers Her 2nd Foal on Her 9th Birthday

    Champion mare Zenyatta delivered her second foal late Monday night at her boarding home at Lane's End Farm in Versailles, Ky...

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  19. BC Juvenile Champion Shanghai Bobby Out of the Triple Crown Trail

    According to a report from bloodhorse .com , 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile champion Shanghai Bobby is out of consideration for the Triple Crown races...

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  20. Itsmyluckyday, Shanghai Bobby and Orb Face off in the Florida Derby

    The big three will face off at the $1 million G1 Florida Derby this Saturday at Gulfstream Park. But it's not the Miami Heat's big three of Lebron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh...

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  21. Louisiana Derby: Revolutionary Favored over a Tough Full Field of 14

    Revolutionary, winner of the G3 Withers Stakes, is the morning-line favorite on the 100th running of the G2 Louisiana Derby to be run this Saturday at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, La...

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  22. Shell Houston Open: Time for Rory McIlroy to Counter Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the Official World Golf Rankings this past weekend with his win at Bay Hill. Now, it’s Rory McIlroy ’s turn to counter with a win in the Shell Houston Open this weekend...

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  23. Tiger Woods: The Phoenix Rises from the Ashes

    The Phoenix is the immortal bird that, when it dies, bursts into flames and is reborn from its own ashes...

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  24. Govenor Charlie Wins Sunland Derby in Track-Record Breaking Fashion

    Govenor Charlie (2-1 favorite) broke the track record en route to a five-lengths win at the G3 $500,000 Sunland Derby at Sunland Park late Sunday. Trained by Bob Baffert , he covered the nine-furlongs distance in 1:47...

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  25. Black Onyx Rallies to Upset the Spiral Stakes, Earns Kentucky Derby Start

    Black Onyx took the lead as they turned for home and shook off a late charge by favorite Uncaptured, scoring the 15-1 upset at the G3 Spiral Stakes late Saturday at Turfway Park...

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