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Kentucky Derby

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  • Trainer Mike Maker has three shots at a Kentucky Derby win on home turf

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Though he's rarely mentioned with thoroughbred racing's most glamorous trainers, softspoken Mike Maker could have as big a say as anyone in determining the winner of Saturday's Kentucky Derby. Maker, whose stable is based at...
  • California Chrome named favorite after Kentucky Derby draw

    LOUISVILLE, KY. -- His mother cost a mere $8,000 and his father performed for a modest stud fee of $2,000. That $10,000 investment — minuscule by elite racing standards — produced California Chrome, who had won $1.135 million even before...
  • California Chrome draws No. 5 spot for Kentucky Derby

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Derby favorite California Chrome drew a favorable No. 5 starting spot Wednesday for Saturday's 140th Run for the Roses. The fear for most Derby connections is the No. 1 post at the rail. That's because the 20-horse field...
  • No. 2 choice Hoppertunity scratched from Kentucky Derby

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. --  Hoppertunity, the 6-1 second choice in the Kentucky Derby, was scratched from the race Thursday morning because of soreness in his left front foot. The injury was a blow to trainer Bob Baffert and to the quality of the Derby field....
  • Hoppertunity scratched from the Kentucky Derby

    Things continue to go well for Kentucky Derby favorite California Chrome, who may benefit from the Thursday morning scratch of the second choice in the morning line odds. Trainer Bob Baffert’s Hoppertunity, a 6-1 choice scheduled to be ridden by...
  • Weekend preview: Exxxotica? This is how we roll

    Weekend preview: Exxxotica? This is how we roll
    These are the times that try men’s souls. Do you visit with some of the top draft picks in your fantasy porn league — say, Teagan Presley, Tera Patrick or Ron Jeremy — at the Exxxotica 2014 convention in Fort Lauderdale? Or do you do...
  • Derby Day events in South Florida

    Derby Day events in South Florida
    Florida has little in common with Kentucky, but Derby Day still provides an excuse to party like the Bluegrass State. That means hat contests and mint juleps. At 4 p.m. Saturday, Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach will award $500 for the best hat, with...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Lewis Black: Old Yeller' on Epix

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Lewis Black: Old Yeller' on Epix
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 27 - May 3, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Kitchen Nightmares Chef Ramsay comes...
  • Untapable could be an unstoppable force in Kentucky Oaks

    Untapable could be an unstoppable force in Kentucky Oaks
    The Kentucky Derby is the main event, but it's possible the week's dominant star turn could come in Friday's Kentucky Oaks. Untapable is an overwhelming 4-5 favorite in the $600,000 stakes for fillies, and the question around Churchill Downs hasn't been...
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Creating an easy Kentucky Derby party and perfect mint juleps

    Test Kitchen bonus: Creating an easy Kentucky Derby party and perfect mint juleps
    The Kentucky Derby is an American tradition that began in 1875. With horses, bourbon and food its always about a great presenation and finish. Unlike football or basketball, the contest is over in minutes, so the parties are before, during and after the...
  • Your julep tutorial

    With the Kentucky Derby only two days off, it's high time you thought about supplies. Have you laid in enough bourbon to meet demand? Old Forester, my bourbon ordinaire, will do very well, and Maker's Mark is excellent. If you're flush, or expect to...