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Racing Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas promised "more stories than Mother Goose," and the four-time Kentucky Derby winner-and a panel of five other Derby winners--delivered on that promise at the It's my Derby evening Friday, April 18 at Keeneland.
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Nov 2, 2013; Arcadia, CA, USA; Gary Stevens aboard Mucho Macho Man following victory of race twelve of the 2013 Breeders' Cup Championships at Santa Anita Park.
Dynamic Impact gets a nose ahead of favorite Midnight Hawk to win the Grade 3, $500,000 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne Race Course on April 19, 2014.
Mr Speaker took charge down the stretch to win the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday and earn 10 points toward the Kentucky Derby, but will be a spectator to the Triple Crown.
Birhanu Tadesee won the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon on Saturday in 2 hours, 17 minutes, 54 seconds.
The Santa Anita Derby winner worked the four furlongs in 47 4/5 seconds with his regular jockey Victor Espinoza.
Chris Bosh, left, and his Heat teammates rejoice after winning the second game of last season's first-round playoff series against the Bucks.
Hallandale Beach, FL - Cairo Prince, winner of the Holy Bull Stakes, has an injury that will prevent him from competing in the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3. Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin informed that Cairo Prince injured his left front ankle and will be evaluated at an equine hospital in Kentucky.
Holy Bull Stakes winner Cairo Prince has sustained an injury to his left front ankle and will miss the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said April 19. "We not sure exactly what it is," said McLaughlin, who trains Cairo Prince for for Godolphin, Terry Murray, Paul Braverman, Harvey Clarke, and Craig Robertson III.
Max Hoetzel had a point to prove. He's a 6-8 forward who is coming for Indiana for one top reason: Consider it mission accomplished -- at least for one all-star game, anyway, courtesy of Friday night's Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic.
Running in Saturday's Illinois Derby means Midnight Hawk will be a no-show for the Kentucky Derby but Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville and Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice agree that the likelihood of winning one of the Chicago circuit's premier races beats taking what might be a losing ego trip to Louisville.
As John Holland lay in a hospital bed in January, he was already planning to run in his 40th Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon this Saturday.
Showcasing the nation's elite basketball players, kick off the Kentucky Derby Festival with the Basketball Classic.
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