Here are some reasons Orb will win the Triple Crown.
It's not the business of horse racing or life to reward traditional virtues, but when they do the world somehow seems a far better place.
The Churchill Downs stretch is not the best place to make up ground in the Kentucky Derby. Strategy and a good trip are vital keys to victory.
The Kentucky Derby is the spectacle that captivates the sport's world, but this year, the Kentucky Oaks is the race of the weekend, writes Gary West
Churchill Downs likes to call itself "America's most legendary racetrack," a distinction that depends almost entirely on its legendary race.
The Kentucky Derby and Oaks horses that don't train well this week at Churchill Downs have a rendezvous with regret.
Jockeyology, or the study of jockeys, can preoccupy idle minds this time of year.
While most of the top 3-year-olds here at Oaklawn Park got in their final, restrained preparation for the Arkansas Derby, Will Take Charge worked a mile Friday morning. The winner of the Rebel Stakes, he's training up to the Kentucky Derby.
This must be what Christmas morning looked like for the old woman who lived in a shoe.
The history of counted chickens warns against conceding the Kentucky Derby or even Saturday's Wood Memorial at Aqueduct to Verrazano.
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Each stop along the road to the Kentucky Derby raises new questions.
Derby fever is a fascination with the Kentucky Derby bordering on obsession.
When contemplating the talent and potential of Verrazano, it might be useful to remember that for nearly two months in 1943 sliced bread was banned.