Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Kentucky derby

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Derby has humbled Arab oil sheikhs, British billionaires and every conceivable captain of American industry.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 26th year, master floral designers from The Kroger Co. (KR) will craft the famous Garland of Roses presented to the winning thoroughbred at this weekends Kentucky Derby.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The goal for Donegal Racing on Wednesday when post positions are determined for the Kentucky Derby is to get a number higher than 3 for Dullahan.
  • (Des Moines Register)
  • This weekend a quarter-million people will flock to Churchill Downs to witness the 138th Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, and millions more will watch the run for the roses on television.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • Trainer Larry Jones removed Mark Valeski from Kentucky Derby consideration on Tuesday morning, opening a slot for the D. Wayne Lukas-trained Optimizer, who was waiting on the graded-earnings bubble for several days.
  • (ESPN)
  • LOUISVILLE — Its not like trainer Larry Jones and owner Brereton Jones dont think Mark Valeski has Kentucky Derby potential. Theyre just not sure this years first leg of the Triple Crown is the best fit for the son of Proud Citizens ability.
  • (Lexington Herald-Leader)
  • LOUISVILLE. (AP) - Trainer Larry Jones says Mark Valeski will not run in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, clearing the way for D. Wayne Lukas Optimizer to join the 20-horse field. Jones says the horse thats named for a friend of owner and former Kentucky Gov.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • When Shivananda Parbhoo was growing up in Trinidad Tobago, he found out that "everyone knows the Kentucky Derby even if they don't know anything else about horse racing.
  • (Miami Herald)

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