Horse Racing

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May 06, 2019 - 10:31 am
Maximum Security's owner said Monday he will not run the horse in the Preakness and will appeal the disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner.
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Luis Saez riding Maximum Security, second from right, goes around turn four with Flavien Prat riding Country House, left, Tyler Gaffalione riding War of Will and John Velazquez riding Code of Honor, right, during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby ho
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May 05, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards' disqualification of his horse's Kentucky Derby victory as "egregious" and said he was pondering his next step, including a possible appeal.
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May 04, 2019 - 8:10 pm
Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race’s 145-year history. After a long wait, 65-1 shot Country House was declared the winner.
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Kentucky Derby entrant Game Winner runs during a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 4.
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May 04, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Bob Baffert not only has the Kentucky Derby favorite, but two other horses capable of giving him a share of history.
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May 03, 2019 - 11:34 am
Are you interested in a $200 jar of poop from 1997 Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm? If so, the jars by Kentucky for Kentucky went on sale May 1. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports artist Coleman Larkin is the mastermind behind the expensive crap.
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May 02, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Bob Baffert is feeling the pressure now. The five-time Kentucky Derby winner finds himself with new favorite Game Winner since Omaha Beach was scratched with a breathing problem.
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Horses race down the muddy track at Churchill Downs during the 2018 Kentucky Derby.
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May 02, 2019 - 12:56 pm
Stunning news out of the Kentucky Derby on Wednesday night as race favorite Omaha Beach was scratched for Saturday’s first leg of the horse racing Triple Crown due to a breathing issue. That dramatically alters the complexion of the field -- and leaves gamblers to rethink their plays at the betting...
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May 02, 2019 - 12:56 pm
The Kentucky Derby is known as the most exciting two minutes in sports but that undersells the hours leading up to the starting bugle, the loud fashion choices and the Derby’s real must-have accessory: the mint julep. The julep has been the official drink of the Kentucky Derby for more than eight...
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Exercise rider Taylor Cambra rides Kentucky Derby entrant Omaha Beach during a workout at Churchill Downs Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 4.
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May 01, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Kentucky Derby spokesman Darren Rogers tweeted the news Wednesday evening.
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May 01, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Jon Court would set a record as the oldest jockey in the Kentucky Derby when he rides Long Range Toddy this weekend.
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