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  • Bob Baffert has a workout during Kentucky Derby draw

    Bob Baffert has a workout during Kentucky Derby draw
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Tension mounted at Churchill Downs on Wednesday afternoon as the draw for the 141st Kentucky Derby reached its midpoint. As the first 10 starting positions in the 20-horse field were announced, Bob Baffert grew more anxious. A...
  • NASCAR champ Kevin Harvick: Cup schedule could use tweaking

    Kevin Harvick has his own ideas about how to grow NASCAR and it starts with the schedule. "I believe that some venues need one race (and) that the schedule needs to be mixed up," Harvick said Friday at Talladega Superspeedway. "People like things that...
  • Kentucky Derby notes: Lovely Maria wins Kentucky Oaks

    Kentucky Derby notes: Lovely Maria wins Kentucky Oaks
    Brereton Jones, former governor of Kentucky, has named race horses for people he has met over the years at a hotel in Florida. One of those people was a young woman named Maria, who is developmentally disabled. "She is a lovely person with some...
  • Ashley Judd to narrate NBC Kentucky Derby open

    Ashley Judd is big on Kentucky sporting events. She cheered on the Kentucky Wildcats during March Madness, and now she'll voice the opening of NBC's Kentucky Derby on Saturday. NBC says she's the first woman to voice the opening of their Derby coverage...
  • Caitlyn Stoddard wins her first race on 87-1 long shot at Pimlico

    Caitlyn Stoddard wins her first race on 87-1 long shot at Pimlico
    Jockey Caitlyn Stoddard, a native of Baltimore, won the first race of her career Friday aboard the 87-1 long shot Im Charming in Pimlico Race Course's sixth race. Im Charming, making the 15th start of his career in Friday's $25,000 maiden claimer for...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 5/2 log (updated Friday AM)

    7:30 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Munich and Estoril semifinals.--Tennis Ch. 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Newcastle at Leicester.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Motor sports: FIA World Endurance Championship: Start of 6 Hours of Spa-...
  • Baffert is loaded with 2 blazing colts for Kentucky Derby

    Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him. After all, the trainer has the two top favorites for Saturday's race. American Pharoah, owned by Egyptian Ahmed...
  • Clancy's Call: The Kentucky Derby

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Kentucky Derby Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville: Post time: 6:30 p.m.; TV: NBC; Distance: 11/4 miles; Purse: $2 million FROSTED (15-1) won the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct in a very professional manner, steadily...
  • Lovely Maria Wins Oaks; El Kabeir Scratched From Derby

    Lovely Maria Wins Oaks; El Kabeir Scratched From Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Lovely Maria took charge in the stretch to pass Angela Renee and went on to win the 141st Kentucky Oaks by 2 3/4 lengths Friday at Churchill Downs. Following up last month's Grade 1 Ashland victory at Keeneland, Lovely Maria broke...
  • Baffert's 2 bullets take aim at 141st Kentucky Derby

    Baffert's 2 bullets take aim at 141<sup>s</sup><sup>t</sup> Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him. After all, the trainer's got the two top favorites for Saturday's race. American...
  • Bob Baffert has top 2 early favorites for Kentucky Derby

    Bob Baffert clapped his hands to his mouth when early 5-2 favorite American Pharoah avoided the dreaded No. 1 post for the Kentucky Derby. The anxiety wasn't over yet. He still had to wait to find out where Dortmund would end up. Thankfully for Baffert,...