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Swiss Skydiver stretches legs this a.m. ahead of the Kentucky Oaks

POSTED: September 1, 2020

Trainer Kenny McPeek sent Peter J.Callahan’s multiple graded stakes winner Swiss Skydiver to the track for her regular morning exercise designed to keep her happy...

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Art Collector Out of Kentucky Derby

POSTED: September 1, 2020

GOSHEN, Ky. – Bruce Lunsford’s Art Collector, winner of Keeneland’s Grade II Toyota Blue Grass Stakes and the $200,000 RUNHAPPY Ellis Park Derby in his...

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An Unconventional Road to the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby

POSTED: August 31, 2020

Interestingly enough, the Covid-19 pandemic impacted most sports more than it did horse racing, at least in the United States. Sure we felt it, and...

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Authentic Joins Honor A.P. with Final Work Before Derby

POSTED: August 30, 2020

Haskell Stakes winner Authentic worked six furlongs in 1:12.40 this morning, his final exercise before heading for Churchill Downs and next Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. For...

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Kentucky Derby Handicapper predicts biggest favorite in 28 years

POSTED: August 29, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 28, 2020) – TwinSpires handicapper Ed DeRosa is anticipating this year’s Kentucky Derby will feature the biggest favorite in nearly three decades. DeRosa...

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Manny Franco says Tiz the Law will return to Churchill Downs an improved horse

POSTED: August 28, 2020

The only time likely Grade 1 Kentucky Derby favorite Tiz the Law has not earned a trip to the winner's circle in seven career starts...

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KENTUCKY DERBY: Art Collector headlines heavy Friday worktab at Churchill; Caracaro out of Derby

POSTED: August 28, 2020

Art Collector Works at Churchill Downs LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Bruce Lunsford’s Art Collector, who looms as one of the favorites for next Saturday’s 146th running of the $3...

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The 2020 Kentucky Derby: An Expensive Group of Blue Bloods

POSTED: August 27, 2020

The Kentucky Derby is famous for having horses that come from “anywhere,” such as when it only cost California Chrome’s owners $1,500 to breed him,...

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Seventeen Stakes highlight Kentucky Derby Week

POSTED: August 25, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Seventeen stakes races cumulatively worth purses of $9.78 million are on tap for Kentucky Derby Week at Churchill Downs, which runs Tuesday, Sept....

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