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Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 03:21 PM PDT
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Outrageous Kentucky Derby Hats

See the biggest, craziest and most outrageous hats at the 139th Kentucky Derby. See Full Gallery

Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM PDT

Crowds Brave Rain, Security Lines for Ky. Derby

Crowds Brave Rain, Security Lines for Ky. Derby

Rain and extra security measures slowed down the crowds at Saturday's Kentucky Derby, but thousands of poncho-covered racing fans still made it to Churchill Downs, The Associated Press

Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 01:25 PM PDT

History Awaits in the Kentucky Derby

History Awaits in the Kentucky Derby

One jockey hopes to be the first African-American since 1902 to ride to victory at the Kentucky Derby. Another wants to be the first female to win it. A favorite colt could break a century-old "curse." And...

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 12:44 PM PDT

Kentucky Derby Field is Jam-Packed

Kentucky Derby Field is Jam-Packed

Twenty-one horses have been entered for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, one more than the maximum field of 20. The entry box closed Wednesday morning, with the draw to determine post positions set for later in the...

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 07:48 AM PDT

Dressing for the Kentucky Derby

Dressing for the Kentucky Derby

See how one New Yorker is planning her outfit for the Kentucky Derby with the help of Linda Pagan, owner of The Hat Shop.

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 at 07:38 AM PDT

Kentucky Derby is Pletcher-Dominated Affair

Kentucky Derby is Pletcher-Dominated Affair

Some trainers would love to saddle just one horse in the Kentucky Derby for their entire career. Todd Pletcher will have five in the one coming up.

Sunday, Apr 28, 2013 at 08:18 AM PDT

Derby Hopefuls Participate in Final Major Workout

Derby Hopefuls Participate in Final Major Workout

Normandy Invasion clocked 59 seconds over five furlongs to top Derby hopefuls on a busy day, followed by Mylute and Black Onyx.

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 09:35 AM PDT
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By Montanton Tarpley

2013's Triple Crown Top Contenders

With May 4 slated as the day for the 139th Kentucky Derby, the Triple... See Full Gallery

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 06:58 PM PDT

The World's Top Horses Race for a Shot at the Elusive Triple Crown

The World's Top Horses Race for a Shot at the Elusive Triple Crown

With the Kentucky Derby weeks away, speculation has begun about the 2013 crop of 3-year-olds: Do any have what it takes to capture horse racing’s Triple Crown?

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 08:24 AM PDT

From Purchase to Post: The Price of Raising a Racehorse

From Purchase to Post: The Price of Raising a Racehorse

In 2011 J. Paul Reddam purchased his champion thoroughbred racehorse, I'll Have Another, for $35,000— a moderate sum in the world of elite horseracing. FIfteen months later, he sold the colt to a...

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