Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

The race for Triple Crown glory will kick off May 2 with the Kentucky Derby

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 06:34 PM EDT

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 06:24 PM EDT

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

Mike Wells is one of the hundreds of unseen backside workers who feed and tend to the horses who live at Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. While they toil in obscurity, they play a valuable...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 09:18 AM EDT

Betting on an Underdog? Try These 5 Derby Hopefuls

Betting on an Underdog? Try These 5 Derby Hopefuls

Hoping to unearth a Kentucky Derby winner at a price? We got your long shots right here. We're talking the next Giacomo, who won at 50-1 and returned $102.60 for a $2 win bet 10 years ago.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 02:36 PM EDT

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Can you guess which of the names is that of a real racehorse?

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10:09 AM EDT

Johnny Weir's Attention-Grabbing Derby Hat

Johnny Weir's Attention-Grabbing Derby Hat

Johnny Weir grabbed attention Friday with his massive Kentucky Derby hat that Al Roker said resembled a “direct TV dish.”

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 06:23 PM EDT

"A Bit Experimental": 1st-Time Derby Trainer Faces Extra Challenges

"A Bit Experimental": 1st-Time Derby Trainer Faces Extra Challenges

One wildcard contender in Saturday's Kentucky Derby didn't have an easy journey to Churchill Downs. Mubtaahij's entry into the race touched off a 24-hour trek from Dubai to the U.S., with plenty of hurdles along...

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Baltimore Mayor Focused on Rebuilding

Baltimore Mayor Focused on Rebuilding

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced she is lifting the curfew in Balitmore, effective immediately.

Wizard Beat Hawks to Take Game 1, 104-98

Wizard Beat Hawks to Take Game 1, 104-98

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Pace of Death Sentences, Executions Slows in Va.

Pace of Death Sentences, Executions Slows in Va.

Virginia has sent only six people to death row in the last nine years after sending 40 over the previous eight years, according to statistics compiled by the Death Penalty Information Center.

Three Shot in Bladensburg; Gold Sedan Sought

Three Shot in Bladensburg; Gold Sedan Sought

Investigators said they are looking for a gold sedan that fled the scene.

Suspect Charged in Shooting of NYPD Officer

Suspect Charged in Shooting of NYPD Officer

The plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head by a man who fired into his unmarked police car Saturday in Queens was out of surgery Sunday and remained in critical but stable condition, as the suspect...

Teen Shot, Killed in Northwest DC

Teen Shot, Killed in Northwest DC

The victim, identified as Anthony Davon Benson, 17, of Oxon Hill, Maryland, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

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