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  1. Looking East, to Far East, for Classic StartersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    One year after Japanese-trained Lani started in all three Triple Crown races and earned a classic placing with a third in the Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets , the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Belmont Stakes have rolled out welcome mats for Japan-based 3-year-olds. Churchill Downs, along with the Japan Racing Association, established a Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby that saw horses earn points in two races there.

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  2. Arrogate will ship to Dubai to run in the $10 million World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... , moving things around." The Santa Anita Handicap is March 11, the same day as the San Felipe, the next major Kentucky Derby prep race at Santa Anita.

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  3. Arrogate Posts Strong Mile WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... sale. His other wins include the Bob Hope Stakes (G3). Mastery is 14th on the leaderboard for the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Sign up for our free weekly email newsletters and alerts, filled with race previews and results, news of the week, or ...

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  4. Arrogate Headed to Dubai World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... sale. His other wins include the Bob Hope Stakes (G3). Mastery is 14th on the leaderboard for the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Sign up for our free weekly email newsletters and alerts, filled with race previews and results, news of the week, or ...

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  5. Significant questions remain about any potential Pimlico redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... its economic potential. Ritvo often notes that the Preakness brings in about 1/9 as much revenue as the Kentucky Derby. And though that gap will never close entirely, he'd like the race to be about half as lucrative as the first jewel of the Triple ...

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  6. Horse Racing Roundup: Girvin, Conquest Mo Money surprise in Derby prepsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | UPI

    A pair of names seldom heard in Kentucky Derby previews - Girvin and Conquest Mo Money - nonetheless were the winners in weekend Derby preps. On the international scene, some often-heard names were big winners, including Winx in Australia and Werther in Hong Kong.

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  7. Weekend Guide: Louisville, KYRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2008 | Southern Accents

    ... For you horse lovers out there, visit Louisville now to take advantage of the track tours offered by the Kentucky Derby Museum ($6 for tour, $9 admission to museum) at recently refurbished Churchill Downs. Get up early; the tours start at 6:45 and 8 ...

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  8. at the PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    ... January at Oaklawn. The Hot Springs will be his stakes debut sprinting. Whitmore was one of Oaklawn's leading Kentucky Derby candidates last year, finishing second in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes and $900,000 Rebel Stakes and third in the $1 ...

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  9. The Dishearteningly Safe 2017 OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Yorker

    ... brings the world's brightest stars together and doesn't let them do a damn thing. It's as if, instead of the Kentucky Derby, viewers were urged to enjoy the spectacle of thoroughbreds harnessed as dray horses. It's unfortunate that the spectacular ...

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  10. McCraken Top Individual in Kentucky Derby Future WagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blood Horse

    ... received a boost from Saturday's results in the Risen Star Stakes (G2) at . The top two finishers in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) prep at the New Orleans track - Brad Grady's victorious ' Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3), was the overall ...

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  11. Conquest Mo Money Still Undefeated, Sunland Derby NextRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blood Horse

    New Mexico's hopes for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands - for now, at least - appear to run through Judge Lanier Racing's , including his most recent victory Feb. 26 in the $100,000 Mine That Bird Derby, the local prep for the $800,000 Sunland Derby March 26. ran the first quarter in :22.78, then took over the lead through a half-mile in :46.33. He opened up a one-length lead through six furlongs in 1:11.33 then dug in on the inside to fend off a stretch challenge from favored A debut winner at Sunland Jan. 6 by a neck, Conquest Mo Money improved by leaps and bounds in his second start, an 11-length romp in the Riley Allison Stakes at Sunland Jan. 29. The bay colt was bred in New York by Twin Creeks Farm.

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  12. Girvin wins the Risen Star and a Spot in the Kentucky DerbyRead the original story

    Sunday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Girvin, making his third career start and his first in a graded race, sizzled. The Neil Howard trainee has drilled sharply for this test, most notably going five furlongs February 14 at Fair Grounds in a bullet:59 2/5 .

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  13. Girvin's victory puts him in Derby pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NWAonline

    ... and he hit the wire in 1:43.08 over a track rated fast. Girvin earned 50 qualifying points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, vaulting to the top of the qualifying list. But Guest Suite, who won the Lecomte by 1 1/4 lengths over Untrapped, came home ...

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  14. NoteworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Albany Times Union

    ... Pro Bowler. Horse racing: Girvin captured the $400,000 Risen Star Stakes, the first race in the U.S. worth 50 Kentucky Derby points this year. Untapped was second, and Local Hero was third. Mo Town , the favorite at 7-2 odds, faded to ninth in the ...

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  15. Girvin roars past field to win Risen Star StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NOLA.com

    ... Girvin will be pointed to the Grade II $1 million Louisiana Derby on April 1, Sharp said. Girvin earned 50 Kentucky Derby qualifying points for the Risen Star victory, more than enough to gain entry in the Run for the Roses May 6. "From here on out ...

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  16. A not-so-fond farewell (for now) to the PavilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Philly.com

    Among other assignments, Mike Jensen writes "Off Campus," a regular column on college sports for the Inquirer. A staff writer with the paper since 1988, Jensen covered college basketball and football beats for 15 years, wrote about soccer from 10 countries on five continents, and was assigned to the Kentucky Derby the year of Smarty Jones.

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  17. Girvin Upsets Risen Star StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Blood Horse

    Even through the raspiness that overtook his voice as he tried to articulate the stunner of a contender he had just unleashed on the Triple Crown trail, trainer Joe Sharp's wonderment over his upstart charge Horses three starts into their career trying dirt for just the second time aren't supposed to end up atop the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard ahead juvenile champions and multiple graded stakes victors. They aren't supposed to turn more accomplished rivals into also-rans - a memo Girvin clearly didn't get as he drew clear of his challengers and straight into the mix of the wonderfully shifting picture that is this season's 3-year-old male class.

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  18. Dortmund Could Return in Triple BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Blood Horse

    Los Alamitos clocker Russ Hudak said the 5-year-old son of 2008 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands winner "He might run in the Triple Bend. I'm not sure.

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  19. Klay Thompson: Magic Johnson will make Lakers great againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... got the Dodgers and the Lakers - before you know it he'll have a football team, an MLS team, a horse for the Kentucky Derby So I mean, I'm happy for him."

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  20. Weekend Stakes Rundown: Fair Grounds in the SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Blood Horse

    ... has run second in the Los Alamitos Futurity (G1) and the Robert B. Lewis (G3). He is 16th in the Road to the Kentucky Derby standings with eight points. Sign up for our free weekly email newsletters and alerts, filled with race previews and results, ...

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