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Arrest Me Red handcuffs the competition in Twin Spires Turf Sprint 

POSTED: May 6, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Lael Stables’ homebred Arrest Me Red took control at midstretch and pulled away for a 1 3⁄4-length victory in the 28th running of the $500,000 Twin...

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Matareya sails to Eight Belles victory 

POSTED: May 6, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Godolphin’s homebred Matareya roared past pacesetting Pretty Birdie at the eighth pole and cruised to a 2 1/4-length victory in the 67th running of the $500,000 Eight Belles...

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Olympiad gives gold medal effort in Alysheba

POSTED: May 6, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Grandview Equine, Cheyenne Stables and LNJ Foxwoods’ Olympiad battled back along the rail after being passed by Happy Saver to post a 2 1/2-length victory in the 19th running of the...

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Pauline’s Pearl bests Shedaresthedevil for La Troienne victory

POSTED: May 6, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Stonestreet Stables’ Pauline’s Pearl eased past defending champion Shedaresthedevil past the sixteenth pole to win the 37th running of the $750,000 La Troienne (GI) presented by Signify...

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Bleecker Street, Fluffy Socks give Brown exacta in Modesty 

POSTED: May 6, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Peter Brant’s Bleecker Street split horses at the sixteenth pole and pulled clear en route to a half-length victory over stablemate Fluffy Socks to win the...

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Ethereal Road Out, Rich Strike Is In

POSTED: May 6, 2022

There was one defection from the Kentucky Derby field Friday morning as Julie Gilbert and Aaron Sones’ Ethereal Road was declared out of the race....

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Admission Gates To Open At Santa Anita At 7:15 A.M. On Kentucky Derby Day, Saturday

POSTED: May 6, 2022

TAIBA & MESSIER, ONE-TWO FINISHERS IN RUNHAPPY SANTA ANITA DERBY, HAVE BIG CHANCES ARCADIA, Calif.—With Taiba and Messier, one-two finishers in the Grade I Runhappy...

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‘Sunny’s’ day came 39 years ago at the Derby

POSTED: May 6, 2022

Sunnys Halo was only the second Canadian Bred horse to capture the Kentucky Derby winning the historic event in 1983. TORONTO,ON—It’s only fitting that the...

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Kentucky Derby Wrap: Bring On The Roses!

POSTED: May 5, 2022

Final Derby Works are in the books. Gate schooling is wrapping up. The garland of roses is ready to be draped over the winner. Check...

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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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