Kentucky Derby Updates | Rich Strike Finishes First In DerbyBettors are throwing their money behind Epicenter and Taiba, toppling Zandon as Kentucky Derby favorite less than 75 minutes before the scheduled 6:57 p.m. post time.
Kentucky Derby Pick: Taiba Will Rise Above His InexperienceAh, the traditions of Kentucky Derby day. Mint juleps. Ornate hats. The garland of roses that will be draped across the winner. Those have all been part of the show at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May for decades.
20 Horses, Full House: Kentucky Derby Returns With No LimitsAfter two years of COVID-19 restrictions, the Derby returns in all its noisy, colorful glory.
7-Time Preakness Winner Bob Baffert Sues Churchill Downs Over SuspensionBob Baffert has sued Churchill Downs and track leadership in federal court, seeking to overturn the embattled Hall of Fame trainer's two-year suspension on grounds it violated his due process rights.
Medina Spirit Stripped Of Kentucky Derby VictoryMedina Spirit was stripped of the victory in last year’s Kentucky Derby and Mandaloun was declared the winner after a ruling by state racing stewards on Monday.
Attorney Argues For Baffert, Medina Spirit To KHRC StewardsAn attorney for Bob Baffert believes the Hall of Famer trainer and embattled Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit “will be fully exonerated” after stating to Kentucky racing stewards that the colt’s failed drug test for a steroid resulted from a prescribed topical salve rather than an injection.
Baffert Suspended 2 Years Following Medina Spirit's Confirmed Drug TestTrainer Bob Baffert has been suspended for two years by Churchill Downs after an additional drug test of Medina Spirit confirmed the presence of the steroid betamethasone in the Kentucky Derby winner's system.
Uncertain Triple Crown: A Preakness Stakes In FluxThe Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont face the same challenges in their own unique way.
Triple Crown Racing Season A Sure Bet To Be Unlike Any OtherInstead of kicking off the chase this weekend with the Kentucky Derby, the storied race may end up capping the trio of races on Labor Day weekend.
Future Of The Preakness At Pimlico Remains On Minds Of Many Ahead Of Saturday's RaceThe City is hoping for more than a new track. It predicts renewal will spread beyond grandstands and finish lines.
9-2 Favorite Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby in the SlopAlways Dreaming splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2 ¾ lengths on Saturday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez their second victories in the race but their first together.
Derby Winner Nyquist Heads to Preakness; New Rivals AwaitFresh off of his Kentucky Derby win, Nyquist has arrived in Baltimore. We're just shy of two weeks until the Preakness stakes at Pimlico, where Nyquist is expected to take the second jewel in the horse racing Triple Crown.
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.
Orb Draws Rail As 1-1 Favorite In Preakness The Preakness draw was over, and trainer Shug McGaughey listed a variety of reasons why he was OK with having Kentucky Derby winner Orb starting Saturday's race from the rail.
NBC Analyst Mike Battaglia Talks About The Kentucky DerbyMike Battaglia is a horse racing analyst who joined Bob & Steve to talk about the Kentucky Derby tomorrow.