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

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:28 AM EDT

Kentucky Derby: 5 Horses to Watch

Kentucky Derby: 5 Horses to Watch

The Kentucky Derby routinely attracts a full field of 20 horses, even though half or more of them have little chance of winning. The prestige of having a Derby runner is too much to resist for owners and...

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 01:33 PM EDT

Gear Up For the Big Day at the Spiral Stakes

Gear Up For the Big Day at the Spiral Stakes

Meet the horses, jockeys and owners at the Spiral Stakes as we gear up for the Kentucky Derby.

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 11:54 AM EDT

Eat Like The Louisville Locals Do

Eat Like The Louisville Locals Do

Chef Edward Lee gives us a tour of some authentic Kentucky Derby food and drink. We visit Wagner's Pharmacy, Muth's Candy and Milkwood Restaurant.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:31 AM EDT

Bettor's Guide to the Kentucky Derby

Bettor's Guide to the Kentucky Derby

How to get your best game on for the 141st Kentucky Derby airing live on NBC on May 2.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 01:27 PM EDT

Meet a Special Yearling at Winstar Farms

Meet a Special Yearling at Winstar Farms

Audrina returns to Winstar Farms to meet the yearling she helped deliver just last year.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 01:22 PM EDT

Train to Be a Jockey With the Pros

Train to Be a Jockey With the Pros

We're at the North American Racing Academy to learn how to be a professional jockey.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:39 AM EDT

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

You're not a horse racing expert, but you can act like one for the Kentucky Derby. Amid all the hats, the mint juleps and the gambling, the real focus May 2 will be on the potential for something historic, as a...

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:50 PM EDT

Secretariat Jockey Out of Hospital After Crash

Secretariat Jockey Out of Hospital After Crash

The jockey who rode Secretariat to the Triple Crown decades ago is out of the hospital six weeks after breaking his legs in a one-vehicle crash, and is working on picking a winner for the Kentucky Derby.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:54 PM EDT

Kentucky Derby Bans Selfie Sticks

Kentucky Derby Bans Selfie Sticks

For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses,...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 06:18 PM EDT
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By Jessica Glazer

Crazy Hats of the Kentucky Derby

The hats of the Kentucky Derby nearly cast a shadow over the horse race itself. See Full Gallery

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