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Justify won the 144th running of the $2,192,000 Kentucky Derby, with Mike Smith in the irons. Coady Photography/

Justify Wins the 2018 Kentucky Derby

WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Starlight Racing and Head of Plains Partners’ favored Justify took command at the half-mile pole and roared away to a 2 ½-length victory over Good Magic under the lights at Churchill Downs to win the…

Always Dreaming won the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby, piloted by John Velazquez. Photo by Coady Photography, Churchill Downs

Favoured Always Dreaming Takes Kentucky Derby

MeB Racing Stables, Brooklyn Boyz Stables, Teresa Viola Racing Stables, St. Elias Stable, Siena Farm and West Point Thoroughbreds’ favored Always Dreaming shook clear of longshot State of Honor at the half-mile pole, opened a daylight advantage and cruised to…

Canadian owned Nyquist won the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Canadian Owned Nyquist Wins Kentucky Derby

Favourite Nyquist, owned by Windsor, Ontario-native J. Paul Reddam, took the lead from Gun Runner in the upper stretch, opened a daylight margin and had more than enough to hold off Exaggerator by 1 1/4 lengths to win the 142nd running of…

Nyquist, owned by Windsor, Ontario-native J. Paul Reddam, is favoured to win the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby.

Canadian-owned Nyquist Favoured in 142nd Kentucky Derby

Nyquist, owned by Windsor, Ontario-native J. Paul Reddam, was today installed the 3-1 favourite for Saturday’s 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby, at Churchill Downs. Nyquist, a bay son of Uncle Mo, is trained by Doug O’Neill and will be…

American Pharoah won the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. Photo by Dan Dry - Power Creative

American Pharoah Wins Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah claimed the 141st running of the $2-million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky on May 2, 2015. Zayat Stables’ three-year-old colt battled it out with Firing Line along the home stretch, with Victor Espinoza in the…

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Place Your Bets! It’s Kentucky Derby Day!

All horse lovers and racing fans know that the first Saturday in May is Kentucky Derby Day, often called, “the most exciting two minutes in sport.” The Kentucky Derby is two weeks of Louisville fun and festivities to signal the…

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Kentucky Derby Favourites who Failed at the Finish Line

Nothing says “May” like the running of the Kentucky Derby, this year to be held May 4th at Churchill Downs. People will be standing at the track rail, and glued to their TV sets and computers urging on their favourites…

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Have to start a sunny Sunday morning off with the replay of the TC Smith from Randwick yesterday…BLACK CAVIAR deserves to get worldwide treatment – 25 wins, a legend. IT’S WAR! (Keeneland photo) Yep, the Kentucky Derby will be  a…

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Fun to watch WISE DAN today in the MAKER’S MARK MILE…get your pencils out for handicapping tomorrows great Keeneland card..HASTINGS PARK leads the way for Canadian racing openers takeout lowered at Woodbine..   photo – RYDILLUC (Kenny Martin/Adam Coglianese…

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New Jockey Club Initiative: Americas Best Racing

The Jockey Club has established “Americas Best Racing,” an initiative focused on attracting new fans to the sport of Thoroughbred racing. It will kick into high gear over the next three weekends through special television programs, the launch of a…

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