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From the stables to the tracks, people across the United States are already talking about this year's Triple Crown.
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Curious about the style extravaganza that is the Kentucky Derby, I packed up a dress and a couple of pairs of heels and headed for Louisville on May 3. After years of taking in the Indianapolis 500 and pondering its fashion statement, or lack thereof, I thought I'd gather some evidence for this year's version of my dress-up-for-the-indy-500 plea.
Ruthless was the first, in 1867. Whitney would also win the Kentucky Derby with a filly, Regret, in 1915.
Hoping to add to their collections of thousands, the Indianapolis-area pair was first in line at a Kentucky Derby eve charity event in Louisville earlier this month.
The Bowie Baysox, the former team of current Orioles stars like Manny Machado and Matt Wieters, will host "A Night at the Races Saturday", May 25 at Prince George's Stadium as the Baysox "'Studs" face the Trenton Thunder at 6:35 p.m. For this blogger it will cap-off a perfect racing day that starts with an afternoon spent at Pimlico enjoying a card ... (more)
Kentucky Derby winner Orb took a significant first step toward a possible start in the June 8 Belmont Stakes and a rematch with Preakness winner Oxbow with a strong one-mile gallop Thursday morning over a sealed, good Belmont Park main track.
Rosie Napravnik will get another shot at history in the Belmont Stakes - just aboard a different horse than in her previous two Triple Crown races.
The 138th running of the middle jewel of the Triple Crown went to the 15-1 shot Oxbow and not to the 3-4 favorite and our choice, Orb.
Sports fans, another week has come and gone. As May reaches the mid-way point, seniors at Lincoln County High School are officially off-campus and are eagerly awaiting this coming Saturday.
On an overcast and rainy Saturday afternoon at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore for the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes, a 3-year-old bay colt named Oxbow erased the cautious hopes of horse racing fans clinging to the idea of a Triple Crown, which would have been the sport's first since Affirmed did it in 1978.
Kentucky Derby pacesetter Palace Malice will run in the 145th Belmont Stakes on June 8 with Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith in the saddle.
At 77, Antigo native D. Wayne Lukas proved he's still got plenty of horsepower. Lukas and jockey Gary Stevens, who recently came out of retirement at 50 years old, teamed up to guide Oxbow to an upset win in the Preakness Stakes Saturday in Baltimore, Md.
Thanks to the annual Kentucky Derby party hosted by Keith and Sarah Solsvig, this highfalutin spectator sport is my favorite excuse to don a fancy hat and scream loudly at a flat-screen TV for the most exciting two minutes in sports.
Jockey Braulio Baeza took the rose blanket as he sat on the Kentucky Derby winner Chateaugay on May 4, 1963, as the trainer Jimmy Conway, holding the bridle at right, tried to calm the colt down.
The Kentucky Derby has come and gone hopefully with your winner! Now we are awaiting the Preakness Stakes.
Maine's Gambling Control Board has ruled that the Oxford Casino won't be asked to apply for a new operator's license if a sale to the company that owns the home of the Kentucky Derby is approved.