When I won a trifecta at the Kentucky Derby, I was hailed as a heroine by my fellow revelers, who were natted out in their finest headgear. They marveled at the ability of anyone to guess three winning horses in a row, and in the correct order. Show More Summary
The dark brown horse eased into the paddock at Gulfstream Park. He seemed relaxed in the Florida sun as he walked in front of the makeshift auctioneer's stand in the area normally used for saddling. Last year was the first time that Fasig-Tipton, a thoroughbred auction company, held their 2-year-old...
At racetracks north and south, the influence of 1994 Horse of the Year Holy Bull was felt in early Kentucky Derby preps
The 2016 road to the Kentucky Derby kicked off with the Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct.
Trying to figure out who's going to win the Kentucky Derby at about the time all 2-year-olds become 3-year-olds is like trying to predict how next season's Lakers will do in the post-Kobe era. But that doesn't keep some of the guesswork from starting. So, checking with a few of the Derby hopefuls...
Rapper Never Responded To Promoter’s Lawsuit The Game blew off a legal battle with a concert promoter who accused him of screwing them out of hundreds of thousands – after he cancelled a performance at the Kentucky Derby last
If you’ve been a regular listener of Jim Rome, you’ll know that he has become a player in horse racing, owning all or partly owning shares in several champion horses. One of those was Shared Belief which beat 2014 Kentucky Derby winner...Show More Summary
Lawrin - the only Kansas-bred horse to ever win the Kentucky Derby - was buried on his home farm beside his sire. Nowadays, the tiny equine cemetery is the only piece of the farm that remains. Lawrin was born in 1935 on what was then the 200-acre Woolford Farms, which specialized in thoroughbred racehorse breeding. Show More Summary
The field is the favorite in early wagering for the 2016 Kentucky Derby.
Like many sports enthusiasts, horseracing comes on my radar maybe three times a year—the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes—and even then, only when there is a contender for the Triple Crown. But although I do not follow the...Show More Summary
After American Pharoah swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes in the spring to win the first Triple Crown since 1978, his owner, Ahmed Zayat, could easily have decided to send the horse into retirement. After all, the three-year-old had cemented his place in history, and a lucrative career as a stud awaited. [Jenkins: American […]
Summary: A friend of ours is a bourbon drinker. She finds it very soothing and full of taste. Others find it an acquired taste. The primary time we drink bourbon is during Kentucky Derby days when we drink mint juleps. Jim Beam wants...Show More Summary
(Photo: Vice/Benjamin Reeves) It is truly the sport of kings! To the Maya living in the Sierra de los Cuchumantes Mountains in Guatemala, drunken horse racing is an important tradition. Unlike, say, the Kentucky Derby, the riders are absolutely smashed. Show More Summary
Victor Espinoza is going from the Kentucky Derby to the ballroom. The jockey who won the Triple Crown this year riding American Pharoah was revealed as the second star who will be competing on Dancing with the Stars season 21. The announcement was made on ESPN2's SportsNation.
The state of Kentucky is best known for its bourbon, horse racing (particularly the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs the first Saturday in May), and “Colonel” Harland Sanders’ world famous Kentucky Fried Chicken (truth be told, Sanders lived in nearby Indiana until he left home at age...
American Pharoah, the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years, became the eighth horse to win his next start after sweeping the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont.
One of them looks like she's attending the Kentucky Derby of your worst nightmares.
Kentucky is one of the racing-est states in the Union. It’s home to the Kentucky Derby and the Quaker State 400, which was won last year by Brad Keselowski. Keselowski was positively dominant, leading 199 laps of the event and ultimately...Show More Summary
The management of Andme Downs racetrack have announced a rules change for the upcoming Kentucky Fried Derby. In order to assure a fair race, undefeated horse Lightning Bolt will be required to wear buckets of cement. Via Reddit/Imgur.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Horses
Suit #1: I once saw a midget with a mullet at the Kentucky Derby.Suit #2: Wow.–24th St & Park AveOverheard by: ty