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.
Kentucky Derby Preview: Justify Is The Colt To BeatDespite having just three starts under his belt, Justify enters the 144th running of the Derby as the favorite.
Justify Made Early 3-1 Favorite To Win The Kentucky DerbyJustify has been made the early 3-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with Mendelssohn as the second choice in a full field of 20 horses. Justify is 3-0 in his brief career.
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.
Rob Gronkowski Enters Partnership Deal For Gronkowski The HorsePatriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has entered a partnership with Phoenix Thoroughbreds for Gronkowski, the star colt who is set to run in the Kentucky Derby on May 5.
Irish War Cry Returns To Triple Crown As 7-2 Belmont FavoriteIrish War Cry is returning to the Triple Crown trail as the 7-2 favorite for the Belmont Stakes.
Cloud Computing To Skip Belmont StakesPreakness winner Cloud Computing won't run in the Belmont Stakes, nor will Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming, leaving the final leg of the Triple Crown without the winners of the first two races.
Derby Winner Always Dreaming Gallops Smoothly For PreaknessKentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has gone for a routine gallop ahead of the Preakness.
Always Dreaming Wins Muddy Kentucky DerbyAlways Dreaming splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2 3/4 lengths on Saturday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez their second victories in the race but their first together.
Kentucky Derby: How I'd Bet $100Irish War Cry is my pick to win the 2017 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs this Saturday. He is the sole entry with two superior performances on his record this year.
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.
Kentucky Derby Preview: No Superstars But A Great Race To BetThe three-year streak of short-priced winners in the Kentucky Derby is likely coming to an end this Saturday, May 6 at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
Classic Empire Is Early 4-1 Favorite For Kentucky DerbyClassic Empire has been made the early 4-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with just four of the 20 horses listed at single digits.
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.
Report: Racehorse Nyquist Skipping Belmont Due To Health IssuesKentucky Derby winner Nyquist has been pulled from the field due to health complications, according to reports.