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Get Set For Virtual Action May 2

April 23, 2020:

The 2020 Kentucky Derby may have been postponed until this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but NBC will still be airing a special derby broadcast on the first Saturday of May. The broadcast will feature, among other things, Churchill Downs’ first-ever virtual horse race, and, in relative terms, it looks to be a whopper....read on

Kentucky Derby Rescheduled

March 17, 2020:

It has been announced that the 146th Kentucky Derby, which was scheduled for May 2, 2020, has now been rescheduled....read on

Horse Racing: The Ultimate Gift

February 15, 2020:

The names of Daniel and Henrik Sedin are famous in hockey circles and the Swedish-born twins are Hockey Hall of Fame-bound in the eyes of many. Recently the Sedins had their numbers retired by the NHL's Vancouver Canucks and horse racing played a major role in the retirement ceremony....read on

Country House Wins KY Derby After DQ

May 5, 2019:

Maximum Security led all the way home in the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby (G1) over a ‘sloppy’ track at Churchill Downs on Saturday (May 4), but Country House was declared the winner after jockey Flavien Prat lodged an objection....read on

Justify Becomes 13th Triple Crown Winner

June 9, 2018:

With a breathtaking wire-to-wire tour de force under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, undefeated Justify became racing's 13th Triple Crown winner on Saturday, June 9 at Belmont Park....read on

Justify Wins 144th Kentucky Derby

May 5, 2018:

A horse with ties to Canada, Justify roared away to a two and a half-length victory in the 144th running of the $2,192,000 Kentucky Derby on a soggy Saturday afternoon....read on

Yonkers Hosts Early Morning 'Races'

May 1, 2018:

As an opening act for Saturday’s (May 5) 144th Kentucky Derby, Yonkers Raceway played host to rare early-morning 'races' on Tuesday morning (May 1)....read on

Kentucky Derby Party At Hoosier Park

April 20, 2018:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is set to host its annual Talk Derby To Me celebration highlighted by a live simulcast of the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 5 from Churchill Downs....read on

Gronkowski Buys Into Gronkowski

April 18, 2018:

On the heels of Ric Flair joining in the ownership of Governor's Cup and Metro Pace winner Lost In Time, another top racehorse is making a splash in the mainstream media. Gronkowski -- of the equine variety -- has a new high-profile owner in the gridiron star of the same name, according to multiple reports....read on

Racing Memorabilia Makes The News

March 19, 2018:

Can you imagine coming across a prestigious 50-year-old horse racing trophy in a storage locker? Hauls like that are usually the subject of reality television productions – think ‘Storage Wars,’ or one of its many spinoffs. Although, in this particular instance, there were no small-screen treasure hunters involved, just a brazen perpetrator and the long arm of the law....read on

Track Patron Wins $57K ‘Mega Bet’

May 8, 2017:

“Always Dreaming…the American dream” was the quote of the evening at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino when Kim Toben, from St. Marys, Ohio, placed a $10,000 bet on the Kentucky Derby and pulled off a $57,000 win on Saturday, May 6....read on

Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby

May 6, 2017:

Always Dreaming just made his stakes debut in the Florida Derby (G1) on April 1, and one race later was crowned victor of Kentucky Derby 143 after pulling off in the stretch to score under jockey John Velazquez....read on

Derby Outage Addressed In Board Meeting

May 27, 2016:

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 26, at Santa Anita Park....read on

Nyquist An Undefeated Derby Winner

May 7, 2016:

Reddam Racing LLC’s Nyquist added yet another major triumph to his spotless resume in capturing the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 7 under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs....read on

Derby Favourite Like Cam Fella

May 4, 2016:

"The harness horse that he reminds me of was called Cam Fella. He would just beat you."...read on


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