Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is at it again. He knows how to get owners dreaming about the Kentucky Derby. The 2-year-old Klimt gave Baffert his eighth victory in the $200,000 Best Pal Stakes on Saturday at Del Mar. Klimt came away with a 2 3/4-length triumph over Big League under jockey Rafael...
Kent Desormeaux had seen this act before and knew he was about to close it with a flourish once more. It didn’t matter that the Kentucky Derby winner was ahead of him, nor that he had to pass a front-running rival atop the horse trained by the man who effectively owns the race. By guiding Preakness...
With only six horses set to enter the starting gate when the $1-million Haskell Invitational is run at Monmouth Park on Sunday, it would appear that the race lacks the talent to match its hefty purse. Looks can be deceiving. The mile-and-an-eighth contest features the top three Kentucky Derby finishers...
The top three finishers in the Kentucky Derby square off at Monmouth Park this weekend in the Grade I, $1 million Haskell Invitational.
I am super excited to write this post because I just purchased my derby hat for my upcoming Syracuse bridal shower. I knew that I wanted a derby theme for quite some time because Mr. Ice Cream Sundae is from Kentucky. read more The post Syracuse Derby Shower Purchases and Preparations! appeared first on Weddingbee.
The 3-year-old colt’s win on Saturday upended Exaggerator’s bid to follow up his victory at the Preakness Stakes and his second-place finish at the Kentucky Derby.
The 148th running of the Belmont Stakes is in the books. The third leg of the Triple Crown ended in dramatic fashion. Nyquist took the Kentucky Derby while while Exaggerator took the Preakness. On Saturday, Creator won by a nose. Nyquist...Show More Summary
The 148th running of the Belmont Stakes is set for Saturday and the full race will be available live online. While there is no Triple Crown in play due to separate winners in both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, Saturday's Belmont Stakes still represents one of the more grueling tests in horse racing. Show More Summary
While Exaggerator continues to be the odds-on favorite to win the 2016 Belmont Stakes, both Suddenbreakingnews and Stradivari have caught the eye of oddsmakers. The growing rivalry between Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and PreaknessShow More Summary
Can AI outpace the expertise of vaunted futurists like Mary Meeker or Ray Kurzweil? The artificial intelligence system called UNU is slated to answer questions tomorrow about technology and its long-term impact on humanity via a Reddit...Show More Summary
Exaggerator is, to no one's surprise, the strong favorite. Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist might not be competing in the 2016 Belmont Stakes, but that doesn't mean the field will have wide open odds in the $1.5 million, 1-1/2 mile race. Show More Summary
Hey, chocolate lovers: are you in need of a really good chocolate signature cocktail, or even an idea for a unity cocktail? This grasshopper julep might be your new favorite drink. We just had the Kentucky Derby, so a good, stiff bourbon drink is just what the drink doctor ordered. Show More Summary
Exaggerator is favored to win and that shouldn't change after the post position draw, which is scheduled for Wednesday. Though we won't get another rematch between Nyquist, the Kentucky Derby winner and Exaggerator, the one who denied...Show More Summary
Kent Desormeaux’s problems with alcohol have been well documented. In 2010, the Hall of Fame jockey and three-time Kentucky Derby winner failed breathalyzer tests at Canada’s Woodbine Racetrack in 2010, at Belmont Park in 2012 and at Del Mar last July. He also gave a radio interview while inebriated in July 2010. But Desormeaux mostly […]
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will skip the final Triple Crown race after Exaggerator won at the Preakness, but there's still a full week of events worth watching in New York. The 2016 Belmont Stakes may have some of its luster a year after the 1-1/2 mile race in New York played host to the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. Show More Summary
With different winners in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, ticket prices at this year's Belmont Stakes are way down from last year. The Triple Crown is the biggest attraction in all of horse racing, and it shouldn't be surprising...Show More Summary
Quietly and assuredly, Phil D’Amato has become the most successful trainer at Santa Anita. He’s not flashy, he hasn’t had a Kentucky Derby horse, and people don’t generally recognize him. On Saturday, he is expected to take a step forward in his career when he saddles Wild About Deb in the Belmont...
After striking it big on the Kentucky Derby, Unanimous AI is unleashing its human-based artificial intelligence, UNU, to the masses to pick sports and politics.
Having been born in Kentucky, no matter where I am in the world on the first Saturday in May, I look for a place to watch the "Run for the Roses". I've watched the Kentucky Derby in airports, hotel lobby bars and on other people's phones standing in lines. Show More Summary
The month of May is a dynamic month. How's that for an understatement? May plays host to Mother's Day, Cinco de Mayo, no fewer than 23 Hindu festivals, the Kentucky Derby, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Armed Forces Day, Victoria Day, and Memorial Day. Show More Summary