J. Keeler Johnson ranks the final pre-Kentucky Derby workouts of nine Derby contenders. read blog
Claire Novak gives us an update on how Bold Conquest worked and his plans while sitting at 22nd. We also learn of yesterday's arrivals first look at the track and those yet to arrive's schedules.
Louisiana Derby winner International Star arrives at Churchill Downs from Trackside at 11am April 27.
Following Sunday's rainy, chilly morning, the sun was out Monday morning and the Derby horses were out in full force, including three arrivals from California -- Dortmund, Firing Line, and Bolo. read blog
Claire Novak gives us an update on how Bold Conquest worked and his plans while sitting at 22nd. We also learn of yesterday's arrivals first look at the track and those yet to arrive's schedules. watch video
Starlight Racing has entered into an agreement in which Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopeful Itsaknockout will promote the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao boxing match in Las Vegas on Derby day.
Kentucky Derby contender Dortmund gets a bath April 27 at Churchill Downs. Watch Video
Dortmund gets a bath April 27 at Churchill Downs.
Kentucky Horse Park Museum Director Bill Cooke expands on the historical significance and dominance of Calumet Farm and talks about their trophy collection on display at the Kentucky Horse Park. watch video
Lenny Shulman gives his thoughts on the top 20 contenders, interviews Mark Casse about Danzig Moon, and reveals his favorite choice of chewing gum. Watch and learn who Lenny's Kentucky Derby pick is and a long shot choice. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions
Not many people who watched American Pharoah breeze five furlongs this morning could believe it when they were told he had worked five furlongs in :58 2/5. read blog
Kentucky Derby contender Dortmund arrives at Churchill Downs April 26. watch video
Kentucky Derby contender Dortmund arrives at Churchill Downs April 26.
Trainer Bob Baffert and owners Ahmed and Justin Zayat discuss American Pharoah and the Kentucky Derby (gr. I). Watch Video
Trainer Bob Baffert and owners Ahmed and Justin Zayat discuss American Pharoah and the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).
Trainer George Weaver analyzes April 25 workout by Kentucky Derby contender Tencendur. watch video
Come on, people, forget all these big-name horses and their gaudy records and brilliant performances, it's May 2, it's Mayweather-Pacquiao, it's a knockout. You get it? I repeat, Itsaknockout. read blog
Trainer Simon Callaghan comments on Firing Line and his team's excitement on the Kentucky Derby. watch video
Trainer Simon Callaghan comments on Firing Line and his team's excitement on the Kentucky Derby.
Donegal Racing founder talks about contenders for Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Woodford Reserve (gr. IT). watch video
Donegal Racing founder talks about contenders for Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Woodford Reserve (gr. IT).
Broadcaster Kenny Rice and trainer Todd Pletcher will attend the fund-raiser that benefits the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund and Camp Horsin' Around.
Rosie Napravnik, who started her riding career in Maryland before becoming a leading jockey, will receive the Special Award of Merit for her positive impact on racing at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course May 14.
The son Street Sense will ship to Churchill Downs April 24. Elvis Trujillo has the mount in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Four-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer D. Wayne Lukas, says this year's field is strong and analyzes what it takes to win. Watch Video
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak take an early look at the potential Kentucky Derby contenders. Watch to see which contenders to keep a closer watch on as they work this weekend. watch video
Just think if some healthy chatter on social media was going on this week about which post position the connections of International Star should choose with the first post position pick for this year's Kentucky Derby. read blog
NHL analyst and former hockey player Eddie Olczyk will be part of NBC Sports' coverage of the 2015 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brand (gr. I) as a handicapper.
Carl Nafzger talks about Unbridled's win in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and his call of the race for Mrs. Genter. Watch Video
Trainer D. Wayne Lukas, in a good mood as he discusses Mr. Z's morming breeze. Watch Video
Trainer Todd Pletcher says that only Materiality and Carpe Diem are confirmed for the Derby, and that weekend works will determine status of other potential Derby horses. Watch Video
UAE Derby winner, trained by South African Mike de Kock, has numerous intangibles going into the Run for the Roses
Steve Haskin throws a curve ball in this week's Kentucky Derby Dozen. Read to find out more! read blog
Unbridled, Carl Nafzger, and Frances Genter captured the nation's heart. read blog
The extraordinarily reclusive new owner of this 91-year-old Thoroughbred nursery has revealed little about his plans since purchasing the most public of Lexington properties, but one goal is clear: to breed Triple Crown runners and, hopefully, winners.
J. Keeler Johnson lists four late-running longshots that could have an impact on the Kentucky Derby. read blog
Point-leading Triple Crown-nominated horses on the "Road to the Kentucky Derby" leaderboard. The classic will be run May 2 at Churchill Downs. view horse listing
View the top four finishers of every 2015 Kentucky Derby prep race, including points, race replays, and other race details! view race listing
America's Best Racing has released episode 3 of the four-part series of digital video ads titled "The Road Less Traveled: The Road to the Triple Crown."
Following is a brief look at some of the horses training toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on May 2 at Churchill Downs.
With the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) picture changing daily, here is a look at the latest lists of contenders for those two races.
Peter Beagle wrote in The Last Unicorn, "Great heroes need great sorrow and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale." read blog
Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Texas Red could get back to training in May, trainer Keith Desormeaux said April 19.
A look at some of the horses training toward the first jewel of the Triple Crown.
Calvin Borel, who has won on Zayat Stables' colt, will be back aboard at Churchill, replacing C.C. Lopez
Zayat Stables' Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) contender El Kabeir turned in a sharp five-furlong work in 1:00.18 at Belmont Park April 19.
Trainer Todd Pletcher discusses the works of Carpe Diem, Materiality, Stanford, and Itsaknockout on April 18. Watch Video
Trainer Todd Pletcher discusses the works of Carpe Diem, Materiality, Stanford, and Itsaknockout on April 18.
Churchill Downs, in conjunction with TwinSpires.com, will provide live online streaming of workouts for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) beginning April 18.
Southern California trainer Bob Baffert looks to start his third Kentucky Derby favorite since 2000. Read blog.
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