Fever Prevents Gronkowski (The Horse) From Running In Kentucky DerbyGronkowski won't be at the Kentucky Derby. Gronkowski the horse, that is. The race horse contracted a fever last weekend and is being treated with antibiotics, his ownership group said.
Rain Arrives For Start Of Kentucky Derby WeekendRain is pelting Churchill Downs at the start of an expected a three-day stretch of wet weather leading up to the Kentucky Derby.
Former Churchill Downs Track President Dies In TexasFormer Churchill Downs track president Steve Sexton, who guided the home of the Kentucky Derby through its largest renovation project, has died in Texas after a brief illness.
Nyquist Wins 142nd Kentucky DerbyNyquist had won 7 in a row entering the Kentucky Derby.
How I'd Bet $100 On The Kentucky DerbyThe key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.
Preview: Derby Prep Season Gears UpOver the course of the next three weekends, six races will be run for Kentucky Derby hopefuls in Florida, California, Louisiana, Arkansas, New York, and Kentucky. The six races comprise the last significant races of the Derby prep season and carry a combined purse of $5.5 million.