You think I know when I’m going to fall off a horse? No, sir, you’re absolutely wrong. If I knew it was coming, then I’d prevent it from happening. When I’m falling, the first thing that happens is a feeling of shock.
Just before dawn on the first Saturday in May, Carol Belser adorns the Churchill Downs winner’s circle with roses. She appreciates this early-morning moment as the only part of her day that is almost completely silent. During the rest of her hectic weekend there is little time for reflection.
You sweat like you’ve never sweated. If you’re sweating out a pound, well that’s a pound of sweat. A pound is a pound any way you look at it.
Baffert and Pletcher win two of Saturday's Kentucky Derby prep races with their least likely contenders.
Toby's Corner upsets the undefeated Uncle Mo in the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Wood Memorial.
The Kentucky Derby is only one month away and things are heating up with three major Derby preps scheduled for Saturday.
Keeneland's Spring Meet runs Friday, April 8th through Friday, April 29th.
(This article, originally written in Spanish, appeared in English translation in the April issue of Louisville Magazine. This is the original Spanish version.)Los caballos no siempre obedecen cuando los propios entrenadores y Jockeys les llaman en inglés. Los potros responden de inmediato cuando los caballerangos guatemaltecos y mexicanos les llaman.
Add an artistic flair to your Derby party with the Woodford Reserve and Early Times commemorative bottles.
Churchill Downs offers the last of this year's three Derby future wager pools beginning at noon Friday.
Pants On Fire upsets Mucho Macho Man in the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby. He grabs a $600,000 share of the $1,000,000 purse which pretty much guarantees him a spot in the Kentucky Derby.
A packed field of twelve will vie for top honors in the Grade 2 $1,000,000 Louisiana Derby on Saturday.