Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Doesn’t Guarantee Kentucky Derby Success

Posted on: Sep 25, 2014

The Breeder’s Cup Juvenile is a race that is supposed to determine the top rising three year old. Winners of that race may get the hype but they haven’t fared very well in the Kentucky Derby the following year.....

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2015 Kentucky Derby Futures Odds Released

Posted on: Sep 20, 2014

The 2015 Kentucky Derby won’t take place until the first weekend of May but a few Las Vegas race and sports books are already taking bets. Kentucky Derby betting is underway at the Wynn Las Vegas which was the first property in the city to post....

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Yum! Brands Will Continue as Kentucky Derby Sponsor

Posted on: Sep 17, 2014

While the Kentucky Derby is one of the most tradition laden sporting events in the world it does have some modern components. One of these is corporate sponsorship where Yum! Brands will continue as the race’s ‘presenting sponsor’.....

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Churchill Downs Looking To Sell Louisiana’s Fair Grounds Race Track

Posted on: Sep 15, 2014

Churchill Downs is best known for being the host track of the Kentucky Derby but their ownership has a wide variety of gaming related businesses. They’re trying to get rid of at least one of them–a report in Sunday’s Baton Rouge Adv....

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Kentucky Derby Runner Up Commanding Curve Out Due To Injury

Posted on: Sep 10, 2014

Commanding Curve is best known for his runner up performance in the 2014 Kentucky Derby but his three year old campaign has otherwise been unimpressive. There may have been a reason for that–after a 9th place finish in the Travers he’s be....

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Racing Meet Opens at California Chrome’s Home Track of Los Alamitos

Posted on: Sep 04, 2014

Los Alamitos gained a lot of publicity this year as the ‘home track’ of Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome but it is still well down the pecking order in Golden State horse racing. The track will begin a short 11 day thoroughbred rac....

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Los Alamitos Futurity Added To Derby Prep Schedule

Posted on: Sep 02, 2014

The Kentucky Derby qualification format has changed significantly in recent years with points earned in designated races. Now another race has been designated a points race–the Los Alamitos Futurity.....

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Wise Dan Wins In First Race Since Kentucky Derby Day

Posted on: Aug 31, 2014

Two time horse of the year Wise Dan overcame some adversity in winning the Bernard Baruch at Saratoga on Saturday. It was his first race since Kentucky Derby and just a couple of months removed from emergency colic surgery.....

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September Meet at Parx Looking Good

Posted on: Aug 29, 2014

Parx Racing–known as Philadelphia Park for most of its history–has never been considered among the hallowed tracks of horse racing like Churchill Downs or Del Mar but things are looking very good indeed as they prepare for their September....

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