Brilliant Speed wins Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland and guarantees himself a spot in the Kentucky Derby's twenty-horse field.
To my recollection, high school prom was not the magical night many girls dream of. No, for me, the excitement and giddiness that prom spurs for most, was reserved instead for another evening: the Barnstable Brown Gala during Derby Weekend 2003.
If the weather has you cancelling your plans to attend Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, come out to Keeneland in Lexington to witness a classic Derby prep--the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes. If you must stay in Louisville, follow me through the Louisville.com website, Facebook page, or Twitter as I cover Saturday's races and the festive scene at Keeneland.
Will we see another new Kentucky Derby hopeful enter the top twenty graded stakes earners by snagging the $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby purse or will The Factor add to his bankroll?
One year, though, it rained badly on Oaks night, and we were using squeegees and vacuums on the red carpet the following morning because we didn’t want these celebrities to hear their shoes make squishing noises
She may be known for her successful weight-loss empire, but Jenny Craig has another livelihood: horse racing.
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.