Kentucky Derby

Improbable  participates in a morning workout at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2019, in Baltimore.
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May 17, 2019 - 1:04 pm
NYRABets.com and WFAN bring you the Preakness preview podcast.
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Mike's On
May 06, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Saturday's Kentucky Derby had more controversy than any other Derby in its history. It was the first time in Kentucky Derby history that had a winner disqualified. Country House ended up winning due to the DQ of Maximum Security. Click to listen/read.
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Mike Francesa
May 03, 2019 - 6:48 pm
The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby will happen on Saturday at Churchill Downs. There have been a couple late scratches, including possible favorite Omaha Beach. Thus, the final field has been set at 19 horses. Click to read.
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An exercise rider works Kentucky Derby entry Tax during morning workouts on May 2, 2019, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
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May 03, 2019 - 12:37 pm
NYRABets.com and WFAN bring you the "Derby Day" podcast. WFAN’s Brian Monzo and Marc Malusis and the Daily Racing Form’s Kenny Peck preview all the Saturday stakes action from Churchill Downs, including the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby. Click to listen.
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Mike Smith aboard Justify (7) beats Javier Castellano aboard Audible (5) to the finish line to win the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 5, 2018, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
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May 05, 2018 - 7:48 pm
Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a 2-year-old.
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Mike's On
May 04, 2018 - 6:02 pm
Justify is the horse of the moment going into Saturday’s 144th running of the Kentucky Derby, according to horse racing expert Brad Thomas.
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Mendelssohn
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May 04, 2018 - 9:10 am
No horse from Europe has won the Kentucky Derby. But then few horses have matched the globe-trotting credentials of Mendelssohn, the 5-1 second choice for America's greatest race on Saturday.
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Exercise rider Amelia Green works out Audible on May 1, 2018, at Churchill Downs.
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May 03, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Kentucky Derby 144 is one of the most competitive and balanced fields that we have seen in quite some time. Is it loaded with great 3-year-olds? I would not say that yet, but I would say it is a really good group that has showed really good promise so far.
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 An exercise rider works out Justify on May 1, 2018, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
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May 01, 2018 - 12:51 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Justify has been made the early 3-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with Europe-based Mendelssohn the second choice in a full field of 20 horses. Trained by four-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, Justify drew the No. 7 post Tuesday. Six horses have won from there, most...
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