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On Saturday, Turfway Park will be packed with people for the thoroughbred racetrack's marquee event: the annual Spiral Stakes, which draws Kentucky Derby hopefuls from across the country.
Bob Baffert joked that Hoppertunity "wasn't even on the radar" for a potential Kentucky Derby run during training late last year as a 2-year-old.
Paul Keaton played it pretty cool after winning the 21st Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee Saturday afternoon -- almost as cool as he appeared on stage while plowing through 60 other contestants.
Arcadia, CA - Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile winner Goldencents posted a four-furlong workout Saturday at Santa Anita Park as the 4-year-old continues to prepare for his 2014 debut.
In 2009, on the first Saturday in May, film producer and director Jim Wilson sat down at his California home to watch the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
As I discussed in varying ways on the Hello Race Fans Derby Prep Alert and Steve Byk's At The Races Radio Program, I don't expect a lot of sexy results on Saturday at Oaklawn Park in terms of payoffs, but it will be fun to watch some stars shine at likely low prices.
The fabric of Thoroughbred racing's history has been altered as much by the exploits of Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas as any modern figure in the sport.
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A $1,550,000 yearling purchase by Demi O'Byrne from the consignment of Valkyre Stud, agent for Mr. & Mrs. William Currin, Gala Award ran just once at 2, finishing second, beaten three-quarters of a length in an 8.5-furlong maiden special weight on the turf at Gulfstream Park.
Producer/director Jim Wilson during filming at Churchill Downs for the movi "50 to 1." Wilson said it was impossible to sell the project to Hollywood and it took more than three years to complete.
It was a decade of big names in horse racing: Bold Forbes, Seattle Slew, Spectular Bid, Affirmed and.
Being a member of the Louisville Cardinals basketball team offers some interesting fringe benefits.
Brooke Sweetapple, left, brother Matthew and sister Sarah play baseball and softball at Fort Lauderdale, and they stand out in the classroom, too.
The two Kentucky Derby prep races last weekend were won on the front end as California Chrome and Ring Weekend secured their spots in the 140th Run for the Roses.
My Wide World: Northampton's Scott King tracks his love of horse racing from the Three County Fairgrounds to the 2014 Kentucky Derby Ring Weekend won the Tampa Bay Derby as a 14-1 shot, qualifying for a spot in the 2014 Kentucky Derby.