Thursday, May 3, 2012

Kentucky derby

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mario Gutierrez watched Animal Kingdom win the Kentucky Derby last year on a television in the jockeys' room at Hastings Race Course in Vancouver, Canada.
  • (Daily Racing Form)
  • Owning a racehorse that makes it to the Kentucky Derby can be a thrilling and lucrative experience. But its also an accountants nightmare.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • Then and there, I had my Kentucky Derby horse. Union Rags reaffirmed my endorsement by rolling to a five-length victory in the Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park in October.
  • (New York Times)
  • Louisville, Ky. –- They gathered on the second floor of one of this city's most venerable steakhouses, in a room so small it could barely contain all the camaraderie and good will.
  • (Des Moines Register)
  • Want a sure thing for this Saturday's Kentucky Derby?  Bet against the favorite. In the last 32 years, the betting favorite has won only four times.
  • (Forbes)
  • By The Associated Press A full field of 20 horses will line up for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday.
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  • If you're a Chicago horse racing fan and Kentucky Derby enthusiast but can't travel to Louisville to see the world's most exciting two minutes of sports action, then watching it on TV is your next best option.
  • (Examiner)
  • This year the Kentucky Derby is set to start with more potential winners and less clear choices than ever before.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • As North America's most illustrious horse race, the Kentucky Derby attracts the best of everything. The best horses. The best trainers. The best jockeys. This year's 138th running of the race will be no different.
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  • Mint juleps and outrageous flowered hats aside, horse racing only pops up on the mainstream radar a few times a year.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)

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