Julien Leparoux opened the Kentucky Derby Day stakes card with a victory aboard Buckleupbuttercup in the $100,000 Grade III Eight Belles for three-year old fillies on the sloppy main track.
It might be a mother of a Derby weather-wise, so why not go with a mudder? Here's a look a some of the best mudders in the field.
It's hard to place bets for your friends with all that yapping...
In a thrilling photo finish, Blind Luck with Rafael Bejarano aboard captured the lilies by a nose
Guy Fieri (not a Playmate) leads some of Louisville's finest in an impromptu game of 'Minute to Win It'
Scouring the program for that Derby winner...
Does rain make mint grow faster?
A quick look at the longest shot among the "Todd Squad."
Can this long-shot make sweet music in the Derby?
A quick glance at the Illinois Derby winner.
A quick look at Jackson Bend, who has finished first or second in all nine career starts.
A quick look at the son of Afleet Alex.