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Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 03:55 PM EDT

Orb Wins Kentucky Derby on "Perfect Trip"

Orb Wins Kentucky Derby on "Perfect Trip"

Odds-on favorite Orb won the 139th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, lingering in the back of the pack for much of the race before dashing through the mud to take the lead down the final stretch. The winning...

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 04:10 PM EDT

Preakness Stakes: 10 Things to Know

Preakness Stakes: 10 Things to Know

Here are 10 things to know about the 138th Preakness Stakes to be run on May 18 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. A maximum of 14 3-year-old colts can run in the 1 3/16-mile race, and the star attraction will...

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 10:36 AM EDT

KY Derby Winner Orb Has 1st Jog Since Win

KY Derby Winner Orb Has 1st Jog Since Win

Orb is becoming quite comfortable in the rain. The Kentucky Derby winner returned to the track for the first time since splashing his way to victory at Churchill Downs, taking a one-mile jog over a...

Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 06:21 PM EDT
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Outrageous Kentucky Derby Hats

See the biggest, craziest and most outrageous hats at the 139th Kentucky Derby. See Full Gallery

Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 02:09 PM EDT

Crowds Brave Rain, Security Lines for Ky. Derby

Crowds Brave Rain, Security Lines for Ky. Derby

Rain and extra security measures slowed down the crowds at Saturday's Kentucky Derby, but thousands of poncho-covered racing fans still made it to Churchill Downs, The Associated Press

Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 04:25 PM EDT

History Awaits in the Kentucky Derby

History Awaits in the Kentucky Derby

One jockey hopes to be the first African-American since 1902 to ride to victory at the Kentucky Derby. Another wants to be the first female to win it. A favorite colt could break a century-old "curse." And...

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 03:44 PM EDT

Kentucky Derby Field is Jam-Packed

Kentucky Derby Field is Jam-Packed

Twenty-one horses have been entered for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, one more than the maximum field of 20. The entry box closed Wednesday morning, with the draw to determine post positions set for later in the...

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:48 AM EDT

Dressing for the Kentucky Derby

Dressing for the Kentucky Derby

See how one New Yorker is planning her outfit for the Kentucky Derby with the help of Linda Pagan, owner of The Hat Shop.

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 at 10:38 AM EDT

Kentucky Derby is Pletcher-Dominated Affair

Kentucky Derby is Pletcher-Dominated Affair

Some trainers would love to saddle just one horse in the Kentucky Derby for their entire career. Todd Pletcher will have five in the one coming up.

Sunday, Apr 28, 2013 at 11:18 AM EDT

Derby Hopefuls Participate in Final Major Workout

Derby Hopefuls Participate in Final Major Workout

Normandy Invasion clocked 59 seconds over five furlongs to top Derby hopefuls on a busy day, followed by Mylute and Black Onyx.

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