Articles posted April 29, 2014

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Downey Profile: Derby by the Speed Numbers

In 55 of the last 59 runnings of the Kentucky Derby, the winner was either on the lead with an eighth of a mile to go in the race, within a length of the lead, or running second although more than a length off the leader.

Kentucky Derby and Oaks Daily Updates

Kentucky Derby and Oaks Daily Updates

Find out the latest on the contenders for the May 2 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands by reviewing these daily updates from Churchill Downs and its Derby media team.

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 29, 2014

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 29, 2014

Claire Novak reports on three new Kentucky Derby contenders who have arrived for the big dance. Mike Maker and Joel Rosario comment on General a Rod, watch California Chrome jog on the track and Tom Proctor enters Please Explain in the Kentucky Oaks.

KY Derby Buzz: Weather, California Chrome

KY Derby Buzz: Weather, California Chrome

The horrific thunderstorm that hit Churchill Downs Monday morning and the afternoon arrival of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) favorite California Chrome generated a lot of online discussion.

Stars of the Oaks: Rachel Alexandra

Stars of the Oaks: Rachel Alexandra

The Blood-Horse and Glenye Cain Oakford visit with 2009 Kentucky Oaks winner Rachel Alexandra at Stonestreet Farm, including an update on her offspring.

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