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The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

Kentucky Derby contender California Chrome works during early morning workouts at Churchill Downs on May 1, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins 140th Running of Kentucky Derby

California Chrome wins the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

05/03/2014

A race fan wearing a festive hat looks on from the infield prior to the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Kentucky Derby’s New ‘Big Board’ Brings Race Closer to Fans

Looming above the iconic Twin Spires at Churchill Downs is a new video board to make the Kentucky Derby viewable for fans from anywhere in the infield.

05/03/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.

05/01/2014

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Kentucky Derby: California Chrome Is Primed To Shine

By: Kevin Martin It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 to […]

04/29/2014

MAY 04: Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Credit: Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Orb Wins After Surging Among Bettors

Orb has won the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs to become the newest contender for a Triple Crown.

05/04/2013

Horses competing in race #9 pull up on a sloppy track after crossing the finish line on Kentucky Derby day at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Steady Rain Pelts Churchill Downs Before Derby

Steady rain pelted Churchill Downs on Saturday leading to the Kentucky Derby, with the bugler wearing a red poncho as he blew the call to the post for early races.

05/04/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/02/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

05/01/2013

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Kentucky Derby Preview: The Best Field Since 2007 Set To Run For The Roses

The field for the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby is the best we have seen since 2007. That year, colts that ran in the Derby went on to win major stakes in the summer and fall including the King’s Bishop, Haskell Stakes, Travers Stakes, Jockey Club Gold Cup, and the Breeders Cup Classic.

05/03/2012

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