Horse Racing And The Kentucky Derby Is A Family Affair For The Asmussens Of Texas And The O'NeillsSteve Asmussen grew up in a barn in dusty Laredo, Texas. He and older brother Cash were the help in their parents' Ma-and-Pa stable.
The Kentucky Derby Rescheduled To September Due To COVID-19Churchill Downs has announced that "the greatest two minutes in sports" will not take place until September 5th, 2020.
Shocker: Disqualification In Kentucky Derby Results In 65-1 Shot WinnerMaximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race's 145-year history.
The 5 Leading Contenders Heading Into The Kentucky DerbyTrainers have called this year's Kentucky Derby field one of the deepest in a while, though the race might come down to five horses which are considered to have the best prospects.
The Kentucky Derby: 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Miss ItIt's often referred to as the most exciting two minutes in sports. So, what makes the Kentucky Derby so special? Here are five reasons not to miss the horse racing event, which will be held on May 5 at Churchill Downs race track in Louisville, Kentucky.
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.