Kentucky Derby 2021 Preview: Essential Quality The Favorite, Can He Break A 60-Year Drought To Win From Post 14?Essential Quality entered the week as the favorite to win but drew the 14th position Tuesday. The last time a horse won from that spot was Carry Back in 1961.
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.
2019 Kentucky Derby Lineup: Omaha Beach Injury Shakes Up 145th Run For The RosesWithout Omaha Beach, the 2019 Kentucky Derby field gets more competitive, with Game Winner, Improbable and Roadster all favorites.
Kentucky Derby Preview: Omaha Beach Scratched, A Trio Of Baffert Trained Horses Now FavoritesFive-time Kentucky Derby winning trainer Bob Baffert enters the weekend with the top three horses in the field according to oddsmakers.
Triple Crown Winner Justify To Resume Training In CaliforniaTriple Crown champion Justify has returned to his base at Santa Anita, accompanied by a police escort and greeted by trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith.
Justify's Value Skyrockets Following Triple Crown WinAs he thundered across the line to win the coveted Triple Crown, Justify's value skyrocketed to about $60 million with the potential for more.
Justify Tunes Up Ahead Of Historic Triple Crown AttemptTriple Crown contender Justify glided over the track in his first trip over the Belmont Park strip on Thursday. He is the odds-on favorite to complete the series sweep on Saturday.
Can Justify Win Horse Racing's Highly Coveted Triple Crown?At this weekend's Belmont Stakes, Justify has a chance to join the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners after triumphs at the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness earlier this year.
The Parallels Between Justify & American PharoahJustify isn't American Pharoah. He never seemed destined to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont. American Pharoah looked bred and built for that.
Texas Woman Wins $1.2 Million On $18 Kentucky Derby BetAn $18 bet paid off in a huge way for an Austin woman Saturday at Retama Park Race Track in Selma, Texas.
Justify Wins Sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert Takes 5th TitleJustify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a 2-year-old.
Kentucky Derby: How To Bet $100Justify is the favorite for Saturday's race, but there are a few other horses to consider as well.
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.