Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

Triple Crown glory could await American Pharoah at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 6, on NBC.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 12:25 PM EDT

Kentucky Derby Gets Late Surprise Entry in 22nd Horse

Kentucky Derby Gets Late Surprise Entry in 22nd Horse

Twenty-two horses have been entered for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, two more than the maximum field of 20.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 03:37 PM EDT

Louisville Native Realizes Derby Dream as Trainer

Louisville Native Realizes Derby Dream as Trainer

George Weaver saw his first Kentucky Derby here at age 9, which helped stoke an early calling toward training horses. He's now seeing that childhood dream come full circle as a first-time Derby trainer, the...

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 12:51 PM EDT

Don't Skimp on Mint: How to Throw a Derby Party

Don't Skimp on Mint: How to Throw a Derby Party

Can't make it to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby this year? You can still join in the fun by throwing your own Derby party, with the help of hats, bourbon and a lot of mint. Here are some tips — courtesy...

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 12:08 PM EDT

How to Make a Mint Julep, Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby

How to Make a Mint Julep, Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby

The mint julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. Learn how to make your own at home while you watch.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:23 AM EDT

Dortmund, American Pharoah Vie for Kentucky Derby Favorite

Dortmund, American Pharoah Vie for Kentucky Derby Favorite

Bob Baffert is riding high these days, knowing he holds a pair of aces heading into the Kentucky Derby. The white-haired trainer has the probable favorite in either undefeated Dortmund or American Pharoah,...

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.

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.

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