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Tag Archives: Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming Demoralized Derby Rivals

Always Dreaming demoralized

Always Dreaming demoralized Kentucky Derby rivals in a way that suggests this youngster has great things ahead of him. At this point, the way Always Dreaming demoralized his foes points to a possibility of a Triple Crown winner. The owners of Always Dreaming have a New York state of mind thing going on much in the vein of Billy Joel …

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Important Kentucky Derby Tidbits to Know

Kentucky Derby tidbits

There are some important Kentucky Derby tidbits that should be passed on because you never know when one little angle can turn into big dividends. The $2 million extravaganza will be held Saturday May 6 at Churchill Downs and the field is pretty much intact except for possible late injuries. The important Kentucky Derby tidbits should be processed to evaluate …

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Kentucky Derby Workers Keeping Busy

Kentucky Derby workers

The Kentucky Derby workers were keeping busy recently as their connections tightened down the hatches on the stars in anticipation of the classic on May 6. The $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs will have a full gate and the Kentucky Derby workers that were in action on Friday April 28 worked well for the most part. The Breeders’ …

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Scrutinizing Key Churchill Downs Trends

Churchill Downs trends

Scrutinizing Churchill Downs trends can mean the difference between cashing a ticket in the Kentucky Derby or going home empty. The track has its idiosyncrasies, just like every other venue. The Churchill Downs meet gets going quickly as it opens on April 29 and will close on June 30. Besides the May 6 Kentucky Derby, there will be a plethora …

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Trainers Stir the Kentucky Derby Drink

trainers stir the Kentucky Derby

The great Reggie Jackson gets credit for the saying he was ‘the straw that stirs the drink’ but in the equine world, the trainers stir the Kentucky Derby drink. A thoroughbred trainer has to be part soccer mom and part Marine drill sergeant. He has to know when to coddle and when to throw the gauntlet down. And just like …

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Jockeys Must Learn Quickly in the Big Races

Jockeys must learn quickly

Jockeys must learn quickly in big races or they will find themselves out of work. Because races like the Kentucky Derby and the Breeders’ Cup are just yearly events, jockeys must learn quickly or they lose business. Just like in all sports, experience is imperative on the big stage and if riders are not quick to pick up things, they …

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How to Kentucky Derby Like a VIP

Kentucky Derby

It’s Kentucky Derby time! This amazing time of year where we watch the best of the best of the racing world square off to see who is named, well, the best of the best. It all takes place on May 6th. So while you’re watching the best of the best, why not act like the VIP that you are for …

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Kentucky Derby Bubble Horses Anxious

Derby bubble horses

The Kentucky Derby bubble horses are anxious as anything can happen in the next few weeks before the classic event on May 6. Churchill Downs will be the venue and there are several runners that have to prepare without truly knowing what their fate may be. The Derby bubble horses are at the mercy of who might get hurt and …

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Champion Classic Empire Rebounded Big Time

Champion Classic Empire

Champion Classic Empire rebounded big time in the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park last weekend and at least he is peaking at just the right time. The race unfolded pretty much how it looked on paper. Grandpa’s Dream had no chance at 85-1 but he did make the lead. By the time they got to the half-mile, Conquest Mo Money …

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Kentucky Derby Jockeys Learn on the Fly

Derby jockeys

Kentucky Derby jockeys learn on the fly and the decisions they make during the most exciting two minutes in sports can change the course of history. For a few of the Derby jockeys this year, the classic will be the biggest race they have ever been involved with and the moment can be overwhelming. Enter Rajiv Maragh. The rider is …

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