Kentucky Derby

TODAY November 26, 2014
Last fall, when Churchill Downs tried a future wager pool in late November for the first time, only one of the 23 separately listed horses eventually made it to the 2014 Kentucky Derby: Ride On Curlin, who ran seventh at 17-1. The “all others” option ...
YESTERDAY November 25, 2014
The mutuel field is an overwhelming morning-line favorite in the first pool of the 2015 Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which is set to open Friday.
November 23, 2014
Ocho Ocho Ocho will be put on the Santa Anita Derby trail next year, trainer Jim Cassidy said on Sunday, a day after the horse won his two-turn debut in the Grade 3, $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot.
November 22, 2014
Ocho Ocho Ocho remained undefeated in three starts Saturday after he won a photo over Mr. Z in the Grade 3, $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, and then withstood both a stewards’ inquiry as well as an objection from the rider of third-place finisher Far ...
November 12, 2014
Churchill Downs has released the dates for the 2015 Kentucky Derby Future Wager and once again will offer Pool 1 during the final weekend of the current fall meet while also reverting to a Friday-to-Sunday wagering window.
May 05, 2014
In almost every respect but one, California Chrome’s victory in the Kentucky Derby was satisfying and heartwarming, a triumph for the little guy that fans and the media always relish.
May 01, 2014
Saturday's Kentucky Derby will have a clear-cut favorite in California Chrome, the winner of four straight stakes by a total of 24 1/4 lengths. In my opinion, it’s basically a two-horse race between California Chrome and Wicked Strong.
California Chrome has come to mean more than he ever should. Think he’s carrying only 126 pounds and Victor Espinoza on Saturday against Wicked Strong, Danza, Tapiture, and Candy Boy? Think again.
April 30, 2014
The book on Gary Stevens is that he tends to like every horse he’s ever ridden, describing some of them as champions in the making while others brush perilously close to being nothing less than the second coming of Man o’ War.
April 29, 2014
Art Sherman has assembled around California Chrome a troupe of low-profile talent that has taken the colt from modest little state-bred stakes to the brink of everlasting fame, led by his son and assistant, Alan Sherman, exercise rider Willie Delgado, ...