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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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Kentucky Derby Hopefuls Gear Up For The Big Day In May

As the racing world prepares for the last stretch of racing before its biggest day on the first Saturday in May, here is a rundown of the colts to watch.

04/04/2012

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David Elfin On Sports: Preakness Is The Middle Child Of The Triple Crown

The Preakness is in some ways the redheaded stepchild of horse racing’s Triple Crown.

106.7 The Fan–05/20/2011

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David Elfin On Sports: The Kentucky Derby

The biggest horse race in “the sport of kings” usually barely registers on America’s consciousness.

106.7 The Fan–05/06/2011