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Kentucky Derby Contender General A Rod Sold

Posted on: Apr 28, 2014

Horse racing is a strange world, at least compared to other major sports. It would be unheard of for a sports team to make a major transaction just days before a championship game. But that’s exactly what happened in racing on Monday morning an....

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Bayern Unlikely to Run in Kentucky Derby

Posted on: Apr 26, 2014

Bayern will make the start in Saturday night’s Derby Trials at Churchill Downs and in the process is unlikely to enter in the Kentucky Derby. Bayern is currently #23 in the Derby points standings meaning that three horses would need to drop out....

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Cairo Prince To Undergo Ankle Surgery

Posted on: Apr 25, 2014

At one point Cairo Prince was the presumptive favorite in the Kentucky Derby before some setbacks in training and underwhelming on track performance derailed his campaign. He would eventually pull out of the race altogether with an ankle injury and o....

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Baffert Will Enter Chitu In Kentucky Derby

Posted on: Apr 24, 2014

On Wednesday Bob Baffert entered a pair of horses–Chitu and Bayern–in the Kentucky Derby Trial this Saturday night. Later that day he changed his mind with one of the horses, indicating that Chitu would scratch from the Derby Trial and co....

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Midnight Hawk Won’t Run in Kentucky Derby

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014

Another horse has been scratched off the Kentucky Derby contendership list–trainer Bob Baffert announced on Monday that Midnight Hawk won’t be entered in the May 4th race at Churchill Downs. Midnight Hawk–owned by Atlanta Falcons of....

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Another Jockey Change for Wildcat Red

Posted on: Apr 21, 2014

Florida Derby runner up Wildcat Red appeared to be all set for the Kentucky Derby earlier in the week with Rafael Bejarano scheduled to be on board. That plan has changed, however, according to trainer Jose Garoffalo and now Luis Saez will ride Wildc....

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