Headlines for Monday, May 3, 2010

  • Through The Lens: A Sweet 25th!

    Calvin Borel and Super Saver win the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby! The sun came out just in time for the big race and provided more great memories for my quarter century of shooting the Derby.

  • AmTote Hub Locked Up Twice Before Derby

    Some bettors across the country nearly got shut out of the May 1 Kentucky Derby when AmTote International's multi-jurisdictional wagering hub in Portland, Ore., locked up twice within 50 minutes of the Derby's post time.

  • Red Ransom Sires 100th Stakes Winner

    Red Ransom came through with his 100th stakes winner when his son Snow Alert won the XXXX Gold Hawkesbury Rowley Mile (Aust-I) at Hawkesbury May 1.

  • KY Derby winner Super Saver tops the new NTRA 3-year-old poll.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8939457%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Super Saver Tops New NTRA Poll

    It's no surprise that Super Saver, winner of the May 1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), is the new No. 1 on this week's NTRA 3-Year-Old Poll.

  • All-Source Handle Improves at Tampa Bay

    Despite declines in on-track handle and attendance, the 84th season of live racing at Tampa Bay Downs concluded May 2, with the Oldsmar, Fla., track reporting a 5.16% increase in average daily all-source handle.

  • Oaklawn Park,  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March 13, 2010


LOOKIN AT LUCKY
The Rebel Stakes  50th Running
Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman, Owners
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Garrett Gomez, Up
Noble's Promise (2nd)
Dublin (3rd)
$4.20  $2.80  $2.20
Purse $300,000
1-1/16 Miles  1:43

    KY Derby Interview: Calvin Borel

    Calvin Borel, who has won two of the last three KY Derbies, talks about Super Saver and his chances to win Kentucky Derby 136. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • On-Site Drug Detection May Soon Be Possible

    Costas Georgakopoulos, PhD, and his colleagues in Greece are working to create technologies that enable officials to quickly discover whether athletes--animals or people--are using illegal substances or exceeding the allowable levels of legal medications.