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
You’d think after last year’s Kentucky Derby, Wes Welker would shy away from horse racing. The Oklahoma native was seen a bit out of sorts last year, tossing cash around. Later on, it was determined that he failed a drug test due to some molly (MDMA) he took at the affair. However, the chemical romance […]
American Pharoah, the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978, took a parade lap Saturday at the spot where he won the Kentucky Derby earlier this year. Some 30,000 supporters came out to cheer on the now-famous horse. It should...Show More Summary
It’s not easy being “fair and balanced” when you have as many GOP candidates running in 2016 as horses run in the Kentucky Derby. So, what to do? It appears FOX News has come up with a solution: a “candidate forum.” Ahead of their first Republican...Show More Summary
American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. But the real winner financially will be another horse in owner Ahmed Zayat's stable, the 2009 Kentucky Derby runner-up, Pioneerof the Nile. Show More Summary
The Tonight Show began a new challenge: The coveted Quadruple crown. It involves winning the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, the Belmont and a minibike race against Jimmy Fallon around the studio. It was a grueling three legs. VictorShow More Summary
This must be part of Ann Coulter's concentrated anti-immigration campaign to promote her new book, Adios, America. After apparently reading this weekend's New York Times Magazine piece about U.S. Women's Soccer's fight for survival, the pundit tweeted this hyperbolic reaction Monday morning.
Celebrities everywhere are freaking out over American Pharoah‘s big win at The Belmont Stakes because he just became the first horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown! The prized horse had already won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, so he was the clear favorite to win this race as well. Everyone is celebrating [...]
American Pharoah, the solid brown bay colt and odds-on favorite who sprinted away with the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, won the Belmont Stakes on Sunday with a smooth, wire-to-wire run, becoming the first Triple crown winner in 37 years. SEE...Show More Summary
Victor Espinoza is known for his empotional post-race commentary. After the Kentucky Derby he announced he was "the world's luckiest Mexican" and following the Triple Crown is was a little simpler, just a "HOLY SH!" NBC apologized for broadcasting the potty language, but this is EXACTLY what horse racing needs.