Kentucky Derby News

Texas Red early Derby favorite with 13-1 Juvenile upset

With an enormous turn of foot, Texas Red put the Desormeaux brothers on the road to the Kentucky Derby.Texas Red pulled a 13-1 upset in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.  Jockey … Continue reading

Derby Champ California Chrome Pointing to PA Derby

California Chrome, the reigning Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, is pointing to make his highly anticipated return to the racetrack on September 20 in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.   California Chrome will be the … Continue reading

Dying For Derby?

So it’s the middle of another hot summer in the Bluegrass State. For those of us anxiously waiting for the Kentucky Derby to come back around, it may seem like that first Saturday in May will never get here. However, … Continue reading

Florida Derby Winner Constitution to Miss Kentucky Derby

Constitution, a leading Triple Crown hopeful by virtue of his thrilling neck victory in the March 29 Florida Derby (gr. I), will be forced to miss the May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and the rest … Continue reading

The Toyota Bluegrass Stakes

The Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) and Arkansas Derby (gr. I) results brought some interesting things to consider on April 12. Dance With Fate, who impressively held off Medal Count by 1 3/4 lengths to win the Blue Grass … Continue reading

Bobby’s Kitten Headlines Keeneland’s Blue Grass Stakes

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s homebred colt Bobby’s Kitten, who won last year’s Pilgrim Stakes (gr. IIIT) by a dominating 6 ¼ lengths, is the leading contender in a field of 14 horses and one also-eligible for the April 12 Toyota … Continue reading

Kentucky Derby Scene

California Chrome continued to be a force to be reckoned along the Triple Crown trail, while Wicked Strong burst onto the Kentucky Derby scene the weekend of April 5. Martin Perry and Steven Coburn’s homebred California Chrome extended his hot … Continue reading

Hollendorfer and Shared Belief lead early Derby Hopefuls

Shared Belief, bred in Kentucky by Martin and Pam Wygod, has a compelling resume and an intriguing background. Can the Kentucky Derby buzz be any bigger right now for the champion 3-year-old male? Boasting a strong pedigree, Shared Belief is … Continue reading

2014 Kentucky Derby Prep Schedule

Below is the schedule of 2014 Kentucky Derby prep races including the date, race, distance, track, and available points.  If you are unfamiliar with the track abbreviations, you can match the track abbreviation with the track name using this list … Continue reading

Kentucky Oaks

The Kentucky Derby is known around the world as the “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” but the Kentucky Oaks Race also holds a special place in people’s heart, especially in the Bluegrass State.While the Kentucky Derby is always … Continue reading