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  • Pablo Del Monte will not run Kentucky Derby, field set at 19

    Pablo Del Monte will not run Kentucky Derby, field set at 19
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Pablo Del Monte will not run in the Kentucky Derby, his trainer said Friday morning, leaving the field for Saturday's race at 19. As an also-eligible entrant, he could have taken the spot vacated by Hopperunity, who was scratched...
  • Kentucky Derby: What's behind the names of the 19 horses

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The meaning behind the names of the 19 horses running in the 140th Kentucky Derby in post position order. The No. 1 stall in the starting gate will be empty after Hoppertunity was scratched: 2. VICAR'S IN TROUBLE: Sire is Into...
  • When is the Belmont Stakes? Get race broadcast info

    When is the Belmont Stakes? Get race broadcast info
    When does the 2014 Belmont Stakes start? NBC's race coverage begins at 4:30 p.m. today. More pre-race coverage is on NBCSN from 2:30-4:30 p.m.  The race, where California Chrome is attempting to win the Triple Crown, is slated to begin at 6:52 p.m. on...
  • Dance With Fate could be a Kentucky Derby sleeper at 20-1

    Dance With Fate could be a Kentucky Derby sleeper at 20-1
    [Editor's note: Liam Durbin is owner/handicapper of e-ponies.com and creator of the One Click Pony, Pro Picks Mobile and Exacta Max apps. He shares his Triple Crown picks and betting tips with The Baltimore Sun each year.] California Chrome hardly...
  • 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...
  • Field of competitors for California Chrome in 139th Preakness starting to emerge

    Field of competitors for California Chrome in 139th Preakness starting to emerge
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Art Sherman reached the barn at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day after the Kentucky Derby, he found his star pupil still slumbering. “I didn’t want to wake him up,” he said of California Chrome, the newly garlanded...
  • Challengers envision scenario in which they could defeat California Chrome

    Challengers envision scenario in which they could defeat California Chrome
    ELMONT, N.Y. — Billy Gowan has a vision in his mind's eye of how Saturday's Belmont Stakes might unfold. He pictures his horse, Ride On Curlin, pulling alongside Triple Crown aspirant California Chrome with a quarter mile left in the race. "I'...
  • California Chrome faces significant obstacles in quest for Triple Crown

    California Chrome faces significant obstacles in quest for Triple Crown
    "Since Affirmed in 1978" — it has to be the most overused phrase in thoroughbred racing. And yet it's inevitable every spring, when a new crop of 3-year-olds takes a shot at the sport's most cherished prize — the Triple Crown. Affirmed was...
  • 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...
  • Yipes, stripes! It's National Seersucker Day

    Seersucker isn't just having a moment -- it's having an entire day. For that the puckered fabric can thank Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana), who last month filed a proclamation with the House of Representatives that read, in part: "In celebration and...
  • Sports Buzz: Should horses run all 3 races to be part of Triple Crown?

    Sports Buzz: Should horses run all 3 races to be part of Triple Crown?
    Should horses that skip the first two races of the Triple Crown be allowed to race in the Belmont Stakes? No, says California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn – who saw his horse’s attempt to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years...