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American Pharoah vs. Secretariat, Who Would Win?

Interesting! The 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah ran the sixth-fastest Belmont Stakes ever, but if he was racing against Secretariat's record time in 1973, he would have been a distant second. Watch the two races side-by-side. Source: ... read more

The Road to the Kentucky Derby (2015)

The 20 three-year-olds to make the starting gate in the Kentucky Derby are determined by the Road to the Kentucky Derby, a series [of] races leading up to the Derby where contenders can earn points. Follow the leaderboard to see who ... read more

Cigar, American racehorse, dies at age of 24

Sad news. He was one of the greats. We saw him in retirement at Kentucky Horse Park several years ago. via . ... read more

California Chrome a horse of a uniting color

They have a 77-year-old trainer who thought his big-time days were over, and a jockey who grew up afraid of horses.They pulled California Chrome's name out of Coburn's cowboy hat. If not for the luck of the draw the horse could have been named Seabis ... read more

Hollywood Park, What a run it had!

Today (December 22, 2013) is the last day of racing at Hollywood Park before it's torn down. It's sad, but that part of town has been "the 'hood" for several decades now, so it's no surprise no one wanted to go there.I worked there once, briefly, wit ... read more

Travers Stakes (2013)

Several big name horses in it this year: Verrazano, Haskell winner Palace Malice, Belmont and Jim Dandy winner Orb, Kentucky Derby winner Here are a couple of video analyses: ... read more

Derby results (2013)

Florida Derby winner Orb won today's Kentucky Derby in "the slop." But you've probably already heardread about it. My pick, Revolutionary, finished 3rd. That was better than my picks have done in other years. It's a good thing I didn't plac ... read more

Kentucky Derby-related pages (2013)

Where to keep up or catch up on the upcoming Derby: espn.gohorse-racingtriplecrown2013 kentuckyderbyhorses ... read more

Road to the Triple Crown (2013)

The Triple Crown 2013 - ESPN.I always try and follow these preludes to the Kentucky Derby so that I have at least an educated guess on Derby Day. ... read more

Kentucky Oaks & Derby (2013)

2013 Kentucky Oaks & Derby | May 3 and 4, 2013 | Tickets, Events, News.Time to start watching the Derby "prep" races so you can at least make an educated guessbet on Derby Day! ... read more

Brisnet Top 10 Kentucky Derby Contenders (2011)

Brisnet Top 10 Kentucky Derby Contenders Here's the current year's: kentuckyderbyhorses ... read more

Kentucky Oaks & Derby (2011)

Time to start watching the races leading up to the Kentucky Derby so I have a clue who to bet on on Derby Day, May 7th.2011 Kentucky Oaks & Derby | May 6 and 7, 2011 | Tickets, Events, News. ... read more

Zenyatta lost

by half a head!This is the Breeder's Cup Classic I'm talking about.I thought she was hurt or something the way she ran dead last, 20 lengths behind.Then she came out of nowhere ... read more

Kentucky Derby (2008)

Here's a list of possible starters for next week's Kentucky Derby: Derby 2008.The experts are divided between Big Brown, Colonel John and Pyro as their picks. You can see their picks on that page, above. You can also see all the horses' recent race ... read more

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