A Baker's Dozen passed the entry box for the seven-furlong Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) including Munnings, Hull, Kensei, and recent Carter Handicap (gr. I) winner Warrior's Reward.
Digital media editor Evan Hammonds remembers the Derby doings of good friend John Mahan, racing enthusiast, handicapper extraordinaire, and a Thoroughbred owner. Read Blog
Lookin At Lucky was made the 3-1 choice for Saturday's Kentucky Derby after drawing the rail. Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Sidney's Candy, the 5-1 second choice, draws post 20.
The California Horse Racing Board has suspended Jeff Mullins for 30 days effective May 9 and also fined the trainer $2,500 for a TCO2 violation that occurred in 2008.
In post position order, here are the horses in the 2010 Ky Derby. View Slideshow
Churchill Downs will honor 2009 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner and Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra as the 2010 First Lady of Oaks.
Neil Drysdale will send out probable favorite Cat By The Tale with jockey Tyler Baze aboard in the $100,000 Wilshire Handicap (gr. III) May 1 at Hollywood Park.
The daughter of Dixie Union is coming into the race off of four consecutive wins.
Two former Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) contenders will once again race under the twin spires on the first Saturday in May -- this time in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes (gr. IT).
Highlighting the field for the Humana Distaff are the top three finishers of the April 8 Vinery Madison Stakes (gr. I)--Dr. Zic, Dubai Majesty, and Informed Decision.
Lookin at Lucky and Sidney's Candy draw far inside and far outside.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
His Derby Trial victory effectively dashed the Derby hopes of two competitors seeking graded earnings, but Hurricane Ike will use the win as a Preakness Stakes prep.
Lenny Shulman provides updates on Endorsement and Interactif, both of whom will not enter this year's Kentucky Derby. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Ron Mitchell talks with John Sadler about his two Kentucky Derby contenders, Sidney's Candy and Line of David. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Gloom, doom, and a lack of passion. Racing can blame external forces all it wants, but the reality is the industry is damaging itself from within. Read Blog
Joanie's Catch, who boasts a seasoned record of 2-6-6 from 18 starts and earnings of $374,790, has won just one stakes, but she has placed in 11 others, including this year's grade II Forward Gal and Davona Dale.
While Blind Luck may headline the 14-horse Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) field this year there are plenty of other fillies that look like they are ready to tango with the daughter of Pollard's Vision.
Already with a victory in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and now in his fourth Derby, Ken McPeek feels no pressure to win the May 1 race with Noble's Promise.
Homeboykris breezed a half-mile in :48 2/5 at Churchill Downs April 28 as he continued to work up to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Most winners of the Kentucky Derby since 1900 have come from the rail and post 5.
Backtalk and Make Music for Me drew into Derby 136 after the defections of Interactif and Endorsement Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs
WinStar Farm's colt has a non-displaced right-front condylar fracture and will not be entered later today in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).
Louisville entrepreneurs and philanthropists Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson have purchased historic Hermitage Farm in Goshen, Ky., from Carl Pollard, who will continue his breeding operation on the property.
More than 1,000 unionized workers at New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. are in still in line for pay hikes and severance deals but won't be paid until a long-term agreement is made.
An equine veterinarian representing the "On Call" program of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will assist NBC Sports and ESPN with horse-health information during the April 30 and May 1 live racing telecasts at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Equine surgeon Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, will be on hand to provide timely heal...
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