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  • Kentucky Derby Wrap

    Tom LaMarra recaps American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Kentucky Derby. Includes footage from the race.

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    2015 Kentucky Derby Race Sequence

    Relive American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Kentucky Derby (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • CDI Reports Record $194.3M in Derby Day Bets

    All-sources pari-mutuel handle on the 13-race Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) program May 2 totaled a record $194.3 million, up 4% from $186.6 million in 2014, Churchill Downs Inc. said.

  • American Pharoah and jockey Victor Espinoza roar past Firing Line.

    Kentucky Derby 141

    American Pharoah wins the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

  • Kentucky Derby Wrap

    Tom LaMarra recaps American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Kentucky Derby. Includes footage from the race.

  • Private Zone comes home strong in the Churchill Downs.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-mHCj3pD">Order This Photo</a>

    Private Zone Delivers in Churchill Downs

    Private Zone won the $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) Saturday, May 2 at the Louisville oval, holding off a stretch challenge from Nates Mineshaft. Bayern struggled in his 2015 debut.

  • Rosalind surges to victory in the Sheepshead Bay Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-SkBZq5j">Order This Photo</a>

    Rosalind Breaks Through in Sheepshead Bay

    Bethlehem Stables, Michael Dubb, and Highclere America's Rosalind snapped a six-race losing streak when she held off the late run of Maximova to take the $200,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park May 2.

  • Dame Dorothy gets the victory in the Humana Distaff Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-p9LMMJb">Order This Photo</a>

    Dame Dorothy Upsets Judy the Beauty

    Dame Dorothy earned her first grade I victory May 2 and did so with distinction, running down game champion Judy the Beauty and surprisingly tough 18-1 pacesetter Moonlit Stroll in the $300,000 Humana Distaff Stakes (gr. I).

  • Miracles Of Life Wins in AUS for Stonestreet

    Miracles Of Life provided Central Kentucky-based Stonestreet Stables a win at the highest level in Australia May 2 when she narrowly captured the Aus$400,000 William Hill Classic (Aus-I) at Morphettville.

  • Competitive Edge runs away from the competition in the Pat Day.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-4W3MgvR">Order This Photo</a>

    Competitive Edge Takes Pat Day Mile

    Competitive Edge preserved his perfect record May 2 despite time on the sidelines, charging to victory in the $200,000 Pat Day Mile (gr. III) at Churchill Downs to make it four in a row.

  • Gleneagles dominates the QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas.

    Gleneagles Swoops to Two Thousand Guineas Win

    Gleneagles cruised to a clear win in the QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) May 2 at Newmarket and provided trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-equaling seventh victory in Europe's first classic of the year.

  • Sherri and Michael DiMenna at 2005 Kentucky Derby

    Racing Voices: Holy Giacomoly!

    It goes without saying that no one forgets attending their first Kentucky Derby (gr. I). However, every once in a while along comes a Derby story that is not only memorable but also unlikely to ever be surpassed.

  • 2015 Kentucky Oaks Race Sequence

    Relive Lovely Maria's victory in the 2015 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Weather Setting Up for Large Derby Crowd

    With a 10:30 a.m. first race post time, hopefuls for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) went to the track early May 2 and then returned to their respective barns to await the classic later in the afternoon.

  • International Star<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2015-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-P4WDJGC">Order This Photo</a>

    International Star Scratched from the Derby

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's International Star has been scratched from today's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Several other horses owned by the Ramseys have been scratched from the May 2 Churchill card.

  • Texas Air comes running late to take the Texas Mile.

    Texas Air Springs Upset in Texas Mile

    Paul Rigali Jr.'s homebred Texas Air put away a field almost entirely composed of out-of-state invaders to claim the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) May 1 under the lights at Lone Star Park.

  • Slideshow: Kentucky Oaks 141

    A visual review of the 2015 Kentucky Oaks, from the prelims, to the race, to the celebrations afterwards.

  • The field for the 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks head under the Twin Spires for the first time at Churchill Downs.

    Kentucky Oaks 141

    Lovely Maria and Kerwin Clark win the 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.

  • 2015 Oaks Race Sequence

    2015 Kentucky Oaks Race Sequence

    Relive Lovely Maria's victory in the 2015 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.