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Stories with subject: Kentucky Derby
  • A quiet post-Masters for Watson, with a surprise 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:03 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Georgia - Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year. Instead of going to New York for a media tour, he headed home to Orlando, Florida, and kept plans for a five-day vacation with his wife.

  • Special julep cups offered to support Old Friends 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:07 am
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Woodford Reserve is selling special mint julep cups to raise money for an organization that takes care of retired thoroughbreds.

  • Danza wins Arkansas Derby as 40-1 long shot 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 8:56 pm
  • HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas - Todd Pletcher worked his Arkansas Derby magic once again, this time in the most unexpected fashion.

  • Dance With Fate wins Blue Grass at Keeneland 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 8:26 pm
  • LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Dance With Fate gave trainer Peter Eurton and the colt's owners a nice dilemma Saturday in the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes, charging past Pablo Del Monte for the victory and a spot in the Kentucky Derby field - if the brain trust wants it.

  • Churchill Downs to keep more from each bet 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 12:27 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Churchill Downs plans to start taking a bigger cut from bets wagered on its races, which means gamblers cashing winning tickets will collect less money.

  • Kentucky-raised foods featured at Derby Festival 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:04 am
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky-grown food will be served up during the Kentucky Derby Festival that leads up to the big race at Churchill Downs.

  • California Chrome easily wins Santa Anita Derby 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 9:06 pm
  • ARCADIA, California - Art Sherman knows what it takes to get a horse to the Kentucky Derby and win. He had a close-up view as an 18-year-old workout rider when Swaps won the 1955 Run for the Roses. Nearly 60 years later, Sherman is taking his own colt to Louisville as the early Derby favorite.

  • Wicked Strong wins Big A's Wood Memorial 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 8:08 pm
  • NEW YORK - Wicked Strong pulled a 9-1 upset in the $1 million Wood Memorial for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct on Saturday.

  • Keeneland spring meet offers Derby, Oaks preps 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:28 pm
  • LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Keeneland's spring meet begins Friday with the weekend featuring the first of several preps for the Kentucky Derby and Oaks.

  • California Chrome made 6-5 favorite for SA Derby 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:44 pm
  • ARCADIA, California - California Chrome gets a chance to solidify his status as the West's leading Kentucky Derby candidate when he runs as the 6-5 early favorite in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby.

  • Vicar's In Trouble wins $1 million Louisiana Derby 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 9:05 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Vicar's in Trouble was among smaller horses in the field for the $1 million Grade 2 Louisiana Derby.

  • Constitution wins Florida Derby 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 7:50 pm
  • HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida - Javier Castellano saw a couple horses in front of him and thought about steering Constitution to the outside in an effort to pass everyone.

  • Intense Holiday to break from rail in La. Derby 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:08 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Intense Holiday has drawn the inside post position and is listed as a 2-1 morning line favorite for Saturday's $1 million Grade II Louisiana Derby, one of the premier prep races for the Kentucky Derby.