Kentucky Derby

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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May 01, 2019 - 8:59 am
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will work his first Kentucky Derby on Saturday as part of his expanding role with NBC Sports. The retired NASCAR superstar is also slated to cover his first Indianapolis 500 later this month.
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May 01, 2019 - 5:26 am
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer When Animal Kingdom romped to victory in the 2011 Kentucky Derby, he did so at odds of 21-1. Anyone who bet on the horse when the initial morning line was set did so when Animal Kingdom was 30-1. Except they didn't get those odds. That's just horse racing, and some...
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April 30, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Knowing their favored horses won't start the Kentucky Derby on the rail left Richard Mandella and Bob Baffert more relieved than happy.
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April 30, 2019 - 5:42 am
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer Linda Gaudet can't watch the replays. Even after 47 years in horse racing, she turns away from any video showing one of the 23 fatalities over three months at Santa Anita Park. "It was just devastating," Gaudet said. "I still can't stomach it." Neither can many...
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Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby
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May 05, 2018 - 10:19 pm
Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby and smashed a jinx that stood for 136 years.
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May 04, 2018 - 1:00 pm
ustify tops the list of leading contenders to win the 144th Kentucky Derby.
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Horses at Churchill Downs
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April 30, 2018 - 3:08 pm
If you plan to watch the Kentucky Derby Saturday, you'll see a new camera angle.
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