On Saturday afternoon shortly after 6 o’clock the starter will spring the latch to send the field of 20 on their way in the 135th Kentucky Derby.
One majestic thoroughbred will take several thousand racing fans on a ride of a lifetime en route to winning the Kentucky Read More
A little after 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, one lucky three-year-old horse will be led into the winner’s circle at the 134th Kentucky Derby.
Here are some of the ones that might get there:
No. 20—Big Brown: With War Pass out of the race, he could go wire to wire.
No. 10—Colonel John: Never runs a Read More
This year’s Kentucky Derby was all about Street Sense.
He received a 110 speed rating—one point lower than Barbaro's in last year’s Derby—and received the perfect trip on the rail with Calvin Borel. It was a classic ride.
This Saturday we’ll have a chance to witness a repeat performance, as the top three Read More
Street Sense won the 133rd Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs this afternoon, coming in from 19th to win by a stretch.
‘I wish my momma and daddy was here, this is the greatest moment of my life!” said jockey Calvin Borel coming off the finish line.
Here’s what The Observer’s own Jerome Keel Read More
On May 5th, 2007 they will gather under the twin spires at Churchill Downs in Louisville Kentucky for the 133rd Run for the Roses—the greatest two minutes in sports.
When the field turns for home and the crowd hits fever pitch, there's nothing like it. I've been there twice, in 2000 and 2001. This Read More