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Kentucky Derby 2013

Sarah Palin Makes A Bad Bet

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin attended her first Kentucky Derby over the weekend, making a statement with a bet on a horse named "Fra...

WATCH: Tom Brady Goes Wild At Derby (And May Have Won Big)

Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports

Tom Brady attended the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby and may have picked himself a winner. Sporting a white suit and a bow tie, the Patriots...

Triple Crown Try

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 07.06.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Now that Shug McGaughey has won the Kentucky Derby, it's time for the 62-year-old trainer to go after another race missing fr...

PHOTOS: Tip Your Hats To Kentucky Derby Style!

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 05.06.2013 | Style

The Kentucky Derby may be a horse race -- but to us, the real sport plays out atop attendees' heads. Famous for the hottest hats this side of the Atla...

FINALLY!

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 05.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- It's always tougher on a native son. Grow up in the heart of horse country the way Shug McGaughey did, and there's only one race t...

WATCH: Dramatic Finish At 139th Kentucky Derby

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.05.2013 | Sports

Orb won the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby. Capping a damp day at Churchill Downs, Orb stormed to the front of the 19-horse field under the t...

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...

Derby Track Condition Downgraded

AP | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Steady rain is pelting Churchill Downs leading to the Kentucky Derby. The track for the 19-horse field has been downgraded to sl...

LIVE: Kentucky Derby Day At Churchill Downs

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs had a field of 19 horses, with Orb topping the field in just over t...

Security, Rain Slow Morning Crowds At Churchill Downs

AP | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Rain and extra security slowed down morning crowds at the Kentucky Derby, but thousands of poncho-covered racing fans were still ex...

Wide-Open Race Expected In 139th Kentucky Derby

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A trainer flooding the field with five horses. A black jockey trying to make history, and a woman rider, too. Louisville coach Rick...

Derby Info: Start Time, TV Broadcast

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs had a field of 19 horses, with Orb topping the field in just over ...

Trainer Enters Record-Trying 5 Horses To Derby

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Todd Pletcher sent his five Kentucky Derby contenders to the track early on Friday morning. The "Todd Squad" w...

Can Pletcher Pull Off Rare Oaks-Derby Double?

AP | GARY GRAVES | Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A win in the Kentucky Oaks win on Friday has Todd Pletcher halfway toward a milestone last achieved 51 years ago. ...

Jockey Working Double Duty At Derby

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gary Stevens will be pulling double-duty at the Kentucky Derby by riding in the race and reporting on it. The ...

5 Things To Know About The Kentucky Derby

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky Derby is Saturday at Churchill Downs. Here are five things you should know: TODD'S SQUAD...

Black Onyx Scratched From Derby After Injury

AP | Posted 05.03.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Long shot Black Onyx was a late scratch for the Kentucky Derby because of a chip in his left ankle, leaving 19 horses to vie for th...

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. ...

5 Modern Juleps for Derby Day

Imbibe | Posted 05.02.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

It's off to the races come Kentucky Derby day on Saturday, and for us, that means one thing: Mint Juleps! Here are five modern-day variations.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Len Berman

A full field of 20 horses will be in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. The morning line favorite (7-2) is Orb in the 16th post. Goldencents, partially owned by champion Louisville's coach Rick Pitino is 5-1 and well positioned in the eighth post.

Louisville Coach Eyes Kentucky Derby Victory

AP | GARY GRAVES | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rick Pitino became a Hall of Famer and an NCAA champion on the same day. Now the Louisville basketball coach is positioned to...

Black Jockey Chases Kentucky Derby History

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 07.01.2013 | Black Voices

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A little known jockey and a lightly regarded horse pulled off an upset victory for trainer Doug O'Neill at last year's Kentuck...

Can She Take Home First Place?

Blake Kernen | Posted 06.30.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

Her name is Rosie Napravnik. That's right, I said "her." Rosie is one of only a few successful female jockeys in history -- and she's the only female to be running for the roses this year.

Martina McBride Nabs Famed Honor

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Country music singer Martina McBride is scheduled to sing the national anthem at this year's Kentucky Derby. The Run for the Roses...

22 Recipes For Your Kentucky Derby Party

Posted 05.01.2013 | Taste

We're already picking out our hats and julep cups.