The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs had a field of 19 horses, with Orb topping the field in just over two minutes.
Kevin Krigger can make history by becoming the first African-American to win the Run for the Roses since Jimmy Winkfield captured the historic race in consecutive years in 1901 and 1902.
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.
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 […]
The unexpected Kentucky Derby winner goes for the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.
I’ll Have Another overtook Bodemeister to win the Preakness in the final strides Saturday and keep alive his hopes of winning the Triple Crown. I’ll Have Another is the first horse since Big Brown in 2008 to win the first two legs of the Triple Crown.
I’ll Have Another ran down Bodemeister in the final furlong Saturday to win the Kentucky Derby, winding up in the winner’s circle despite a rookie jockey, a more famous stable pony, and a price tag of just $11,000 as a yearling.