Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah

American Pharoah wins 141st Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah has won the 141st Kentucky Derby before a record-setting crowd at Churchill Downs. Victor Espinoza was aboard for his second straight Derby win, and third overall. The 5-2 favorite was in contention at the […]

05/02/2015

Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund gallops under exercise rider Dana Barnes at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Derby long shots anyone? We’ve got your horse right here!

Hoping to unearth a Kentucky Derby winner at a price? We got your long shots right here. We’re talking the next Giacomo, who won at 50-1 and returned $102.60 for a $2 win bet 10 […]

05/01/2015

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Manny Pacquiao

Mayweather-Pacquiao tops unbelievable Saturday sports lineup

The most-anticipated fight in decades. The best-known horse race. A resumption of one of the premier baseball rivalries. The NFL draft. Playoff games, too. And those are just the highlights. Super Saturday awaits. Stock the […]

04/30/2015

Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund gallops under exercise rider Dana Barnes at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Bob Baffert has top 2 early favorites for Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah was made the early 5-2 favorite Wednesday for the 141st Kentucky Derby, with Dortmund the second choice in the full field of 20 horses, giving trainer Bob Baffert the top two choices on […]

04/29/2015

Poster from the 2013 Kentucky Derby (Image: AP)

2 California preps added to Derby, Oaks qualifiers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The series that decides which 20 horses qualify to run in the Kentucky Derby is adding a new qualifier. Churchill Downs announced Wednesday that the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity to be […]

08/27/2014