Kentucky Derby

From left, Everfast trainer Dale Romans, Intrepid Heart and Spinoff trainer Todd Pletcher, War of Will trainer Mark Casse and Tacitis trainer Bill Mott answer questions during a draw ceremony for the 2019 Belmont Stakes race, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 04, 2019 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Winning the Preakness wasn't enough to make War of Will the Belmont Stakes favorite. In fact, being the only colt to run in all three Triple Crown races really didn't earn him the respect one would expect. Well-rested Tacitus was made the slight favorite over the hard-working War of...
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Improbable works out on the track at Pimlico before the 2019 Preakness Stakes.
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May 16, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The story of the Preakness Stakes this year is the horses that are not running in the second leg of the Triple Crown after the controversial finish of the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago. The official Derby winner, Country House, did not enter the Preakness after coming down with a cough. It’s the...
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The horses racing at the 2019 Kentucky Derby
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May 06, 2019 - 12:50 pm
The 2019 Kentucky Derby ended in controversy as heavy favorite Maximum Security was disqualified following the race , leaving 65-1 longshot Country House as the Derby winner. That means that the payout for a winning ticket on Country House was $132.40. That, as it turns out, is almost enough to buy...
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Maximum Security (7) was disqualified after finishing first in the 2019 Kentucky Derby; Country House (20) was awarded the victory.
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May 06, 2019 - 11:08 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maximum Security's owner said Monday he will not run the horse in the Preakness and will appeal the disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner. Gary West said by phone to The Associated Press that there is "really no need, not having an opportunity to run for the Triple Crown...
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President Trump and Maximum Security
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May 05, 2019 - 12:55 pm
President Trump weighed in on a Kentucky Derby controversy Sunday, saying the decision to disqualify the horse that crossed the finish line first was a sign of the times.
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Flavien Prat celebrates after riding Country House to victory during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 05, 2019 - 7:10 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security led the Kentucky Derby every step of the way except for the last one — into the winner's circle. The colt became the first winner disqualified for interference in the Derby's 145-year history, leading to an agonizing wait and an eventual stunning reversal...
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Silver Charm
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May 04, 2019 - 11:45 am
Are you interested in a $200 jar of poop from 1997 Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm?
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David Caplan
May 03, 2019 - 4:21 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (1010 WINS) -- We're off to the races -- OK, we're really off to the parties. That's right: The Kentucy Derby kicks off Saturday, but a main draw is not necessarily the horses -- it's the parties that are held Friday night, The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala is one of...
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Silver Charm and Captain Bodgit fight for first place at the 123rd Kentucky Derky at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Silver Charm won the race.
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Mike Montone
May 03, 2019 - 2:07 pm
GEORGETOWN, KY (1010 WINS) -- When someone tells you that something is a load of horse manure, now you can say, 'yes, but it's $200 horse manure.' An artist is selling jars of excrement -- you know, poop -- from 1997 Kentucky Derby Champion 'Silver Charm.' RELATED: The Best Horses Get to the...
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The horse Plus Que Parfait getting ready for the Kentucky Derby
Tom Pennington
May 03, 2019 - 12:47 pm
One of the perks of being a professional athlete is that you get to travel in style. Lebron James is not flying coach when he goes to a game. And it turns out that is also true when those athletes are not human. As we got ready for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby , we started to think about how all those...
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