Kentucky Derby
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2 months ago

Rich Strike makes Kentucky Derby longshot victory history

The underdog emerged from the back of the pack in the final turn at Churchill Downs to pull off the greatest longshot upset since 1913.
2 months ago
Rich Strike makes Kentucky Derby longshot victory history
2 months ago

Kentucky Derby pick: Taiba will rise above his inexperience

The last three runnings of the Kentucky Derby have been anything but normal
2 months ago
Kentucky Derby pick: Taiba will rise above his inexperience
4 months ago

By the Numbers: Medina Spirit stripped of Kentucky Derby victory

Medina Spirit was disqualified by racing officials for testing positive for a banned substance after winning the Kentucky Derby.
4 months ago
By the Numbers: Medina Spirit stripped of Kentucky Derby victory
7 months ago

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies suddenly

Medina Spirit, the winner of this year's Kentucky Derby, died of a heart attack following a workout at California's Santa Anita Park, the horse's trainer announced.
7 months ago
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies suddenly
7 months ago

Authorities investigate death of Kentucky Derby winner

The winning horse, “Medina Spirit,” apparently suffered a heart attack and collapsed after a workout at California’s Santa Anita Park racetrack.
7 months ago
Authorities investigate death of Kentucky Derby winner
1 year ago

Churchill Downs suspends trainer Bob Baffert for 2 years after Derby winner's positive drug test

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has been suspended from racing horses at the Kentucky Derby for two years.
1 year ago
Hall of Fame trainer suspended from Kentucky Derby racing for 2 years
1 year ago

Kentucky Derby winner fails 2nd drug test, trainer suspended

Medina Spirit failed a second drug test and could be disqualified as the winner. A lawyer said the second sample taken after the Derby confirmed the presence of the steroid.
1 year ago
Kentucky Derby winner fails 2nd drug test, trainer suspended
1 year ago

Trainer Bob Baffert suspended after Derby winner's positive drug test

Medina Spirit's victory this year made Bob Baffert the winningest trainer in the Derby's 147-year history.
1 year ago
Trainer Bob Baffert suspended after Derby winner's positive drug test
1 year ago

EXPLAINER: Derby winner's failed test latest in horse doping

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit's failed postrace drug test has put doping horses back in the spotlight when the sport would rather have the focus on the Triple Crown
1 year ago
1 year ago

Kentucky Derby winner tests positive for banned substance

Medina Spirit is in jeopardy of losing its winning crown after the animal tested positive for a steroid after the race, according to the Kentucky Racing Commission.
1 year ago
Kentucky Derby winner tests positive for banned substance
2 years ago

Protestors fill the streets of Louisville on Derby Day

The demonstrations continue nearly six months after Breonna Taylor’s death, and protesters are calling for the police officers involved to face justice.
2 years ago
Protestors fill the streets of Louisville on Derby Day
2 years ago

Protesters from all sides descend on Louisville for Derby Day

As the Kentucky Derby is set to get underway Saturday afternoon, the city of Louisville is bracing for anticipated protests.
2 years ago
Protesters from all sides descend on Louisville for Derby Day
2 years ago

Kentucky Derby watch party recipes

From mint juleps to braised shortribs, America's CEO - Chief Entertaining Officer - Tim Laird has got you covered with some delicious recipes just in time for the race.
2 years ago
Kentucky Derby watch party recipes
2 years ago

Kentucky Derby, Louisville prepare for weekend without fans

The fastest two minutes in sports will also be the quietest in Kentucky Derby history
2 years ago
2 years ago

Delayed Kentucky Derby could see faster race times

Racing later this year could influence which horses will be at their best in the Kentucky Derby.
2 years ago
Delayed Kentucky Derby could see faster race times
2 years ago

How to enjoy the Kentucky Derby at home this weekend

How Churchill Downs plans to help fans celebrate the first ever virtual Kentucky Derby at home.
2 years ago
How to enjoy the Kentucky Derby at home this weekend
2 years ago

Kentucky Derby postponed until Sept. 5

Kentucky Derby postponed until Sept. 5
2 years ago
Kentucky Derby postponed until Sept. 5
3 years ago

Derby officials say Maximum Security broke interference rule

Derby officials say Maximum Security broke interference rule by interfering with the path of several horses in Saturday's race
3 years ago
4 years ago

Woman wins $1.2M on $18 Kentucky Derby bet

The Texas woman made a Pick 5 wager at a racetrack in Salem, Texas.
4 years ago
Woman wins $1.2M on $18 Kentucky Derby bet
4 years ago

The Kentucky Derby's rich history of diversity

The annual race is about more than large hats and mint juleps.
4 years ago
The Kentucky Derby's rich history of diversity
4 years ago

Woman wins $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby bet

A Texas woman reaped $1.2 million on an $18 Kentucky Derby day bet.
4 years ago
Woman wins $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby bet
4 years ago

From hats to Juleps: 4 quick tips for throwing a last-minute Kentucky Derby bash

Grab your big ol' hats and place your bets! From dress-code to cocktails, bring Louisville to you with a last-minute Kentucky Derby celebration.
4 years ago
From hats to Juleps: 4 quick tips for throwing a last-minute Kentucky Derby bash
5 years ago

Tracy Morgan attends Kentucky Derby, on his post-accident bucket list

"I want to do all the things I wanted to do now that I survived that accident."
5 years ago
Tracy Morgan attends Kentucky Derby, on his post-accident bucket list
5 years ago

Patch, the one-eyed horse competing in Kentucky Derby, is 'lovable underdog'

ESPN's Jeannine Edwards reports on Patch, a long-shot to win the Derby who has emerged as this year's fan favorite.
5 years ago
Patch, the one-eyed horse competing in Kentucky Derby, is 'lovable underdog'
5 years ago

Why women wear hats at the Kentucky Derby

It's not just to block out that Southern sun.
5 years ago
Why women wear hats at the Kentucky Derby
5 years ago

Patch, the one-eyed horse competing in Kentucky Derby, is 'lovable underdog'

"He doesn’t let that disability keep him on the sidelines."
5 years ago
Patch, the one-eyed horse competing in Kentucky Derby, is 'lovable underdog'
5 years ago

Fast facts about the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is steeped in history and tradition, so here are some facts about the Run for the Roses.
5 years ago
Fast facts about the Kentucky Derby
5 years ago

Festive recipes for the 2017 Kentucky Derby

America's CEO - Chief Entertaining Officer - Tim Laird, dropped in to share some tasty recipes to compliment your Kentucky Derby festivities!
5 years ago
Festive recipes for the 2017 Kentucky Derby