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5 Things To Know For Kentucky Derby

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Kentucky Derby is Saturday at Churchill Downs. Here are five things you should know before the 6:24 p.m. post time: DOUG'S DOU...

Jockey Of Undefeated Verrazano Returns

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.02.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Velazquez, the jockey on undefeated Verrazano in the Kentucky Derby, resumed riding on Thursday at Belmont Park. ...

Perfect Shirl Wins Filly & Mare Turf At Breeders' Cup

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Perfect Shirl rallied in a wild stretch scramble, surging to win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf at 27-1 on Friday a...

Stephanie's Kitten Wins Juvenile Fillies Turf At Breeders' Cup

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Stephanie's Kitten rallied in the final furlong to overtake Stopshoppingmaria and win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies...

Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky Derby

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 07.07.2011 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — John Velazquez won the Kentucky Derby by a broken nose. An injury to Animal Kingdom's regular rider, Robby Albarado, cleared ...

And the Winners Are ...

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

The racing community is in the final moments of debating the merits of the finalists for the Eclipse Horse of the Year Award. Who will be the MVP of horse racing in the United States?