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Kentucky Derby

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  • NBC offers pre-Preakness roundtable, er, oval table

     
    NBC???s pre-Preakness roundtable smacked of a mea culpa for its lackluster coverage of the Eight Belles story at the Kentucky Derby. But as always, Bob Costas was a natural in that format, and there was a memorable moment when analyst......
  • It's Big Brown in the Preakness

     
    Big Brown continued his assault today on the Triple Crown by winning the 133rd Preakness Stakes, running away from the rest of the 12-horse field at Pimlico Race Course. With the victory, the powerful bay colt becomes the 30th horse......
  • Big Brown betting is huge

     
    Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown started out as a 1-2 favorite for the Preakness Stakes, which goes off in about 30 minutes and has now been bet down to 1-5. The only colt that's even remotely close in the wagering......
  • Welcome to the Preakness: Two legendary horses say Hi

     
    It's Preakness Day at Pimlico and O, by the Way wouldn't miss it. Skies are sunny, the track is fast, if a little moist from yesterday's rain, and the stands and infield are filling up.As usual, our first stop was the......
  • Big Brown back on pace for toughest sports achievement

     
    When you think about it, there's no more demanding and unforgiving event in sports than trying to capture the Triple Crown.Big Brown (left), winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, has his connections and race fans reassured a little today after...
  • Big Brown No. 1 for the Belmont

     
    Big Brown will make his run for immortality at the Belmont Stakes out of the No. 1 starting position as a result of today's draw for Saturday's third jewel of the Triple Crown. His chief rival, Casino Drive, is the......
  • Belmont party tips, or rather tippling

     
    I lay no claim to competing with Martha Stewart or Rachael Ray so my hospitality tips for throwing a shindig for Saturday's Belmont Stakes are pretty meager with the exception that I did dig up the recipes for the "official"......
  • Big Brown loss to become one of sports' great mysteries

     
    Unless something comes up in scientific testing over the next few days or weeks to explain Big Brown's sluggish run at the end of the Belmont Stakes Saturday, the legacy of the powerful bay who was a prohibitive favorite to finally......
  • Belmont challenger hurts hoof, still in race

     
    Now it's Belmont challenger Casino Drive who has a minor foot injury.Casino Drive, who is considered the main threat to Big Brown's Triple Crown bid, has a bruised foot possibly sustained by stepping on a stone. But Casino Drive will......
  • Loose shoe latest twist to Big Brown saga

     
    The mystery of Big Brown's stunning failure in the Belmont -- when the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness fell so far out of contention after the final turn that jockey Kent Desormeaux eased him to the finish line --......
  • Horse trainer Dutrow battling critics again

     
    Horse trainer Rick Dutrow is battling critics again. This time it???s the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, which is pressing a case against Dutrow involving a drug present in one of his horses that finished second in a race at Churchill......