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The Kentucky Derby section is where you will find all types of articles both current and historical on everything Derby related. Here you will find articles about the road to the Derby such as which horses have garnered the most points leading up to the 1st Saturday in May, prep race results and who’s hot and who’s not. All of the latest information on who is or isn’t entering the starting gate as well as exciting back stories to the connections involved in derby entrants.

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A Lasix-Free Triple Crown starting with the 2021 Kentucky Derby: Part Three

POSTED: April 29, 2021

Introduction of Lasix When pharmaceuticals became more prevalent after World War II more and more companies became competitive to find more and more new drugs. ...

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Hidden Stash and Like the King get their first feel for main track at Churchill; other contenders get final work

POSTED: April 28, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky.– Two of the three final Kentucky Derby entrants to arrive at Churchill Downs on Tuesday got their first feel for the main track...

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A Lasix-Free Triple Crown starting with the 2021 Kentucky Derby: Part Two

POSTED: April 28, 2021

Do all horses bleed? Does Lasix enhance performance?  The severity by which horses bleed is graded from zero to four. At zero, an endoscopic examination...

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Longines hosts virtual Kentucky Derby Fashion Contest

POSTED: April 27, 2021

Legacy Swiss watchmaking brand and official timekeeper of the Kentucky Derby, Longines, underscores its official motto of “Elegance is an Attitude” at this year’s historic...

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Breaking from post 14, Essential Quality headlines full field for 147th Kentucky Derby

POSTED: April 27, 2021

Brooklyn Strong, Hidden Stash, Like the King arrive at Churchill Downs LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Godolphin’s undefeated Essential Quality was made the 2-1 morning line favorite in a field of...

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A Lasix-Free Triple Crown starting with the 2021 Kentucky Derby: Part One

POSTED: April 27, 2021

When you look at the Kentucky Derby program this year you won’t see any “L’s” in the column marked M/E for medication and equipment—the medication...

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147th Kentucky Derby Post Positions and what connections had to say

POSTED: April 27, 2021

KNOWN AGENDA (Post 1, 6-1) – Trainer Todd Pletcher: “Obviously it’s not what we were hoping for. But, of course, this is one of the things you can’t...

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Churchill Downs announces festivities for Thurby presented by Old Forester

POSTED: April 26, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, April 26, 2021) – Churchill Downs Racetrack announced today a lineup of festivities for Thurby presented by Old Forester. This year’s Thurby,...

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Great stuff from Rock Your World, Hot Rod Charlie camps - and much more!

POSTED: April 26, 2021

Media: Please find below links to video interviews available for your use in any legitimate capacity. Videos shot by Jennie Rees, communications specialist for the...

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