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Kentucky Derby

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  • On the Town: Campbell Center wins big with 'Derby Dollars'

    On the Town: Campbell Center wins big with 'Derby Dollars'
    The Campbell Center was off to the races earlier this month for its 24th annual "Run for the Roses" Derby Day held during the Kentucky Derby Race, natch. The Royal Crest Room of Burbank's Pickwick Banquet Center easily held the 250 or so supporters...
  • Hall of Famer Stevens looking to turn tables in Preakness

    Gary Stevens came within a length of his fourth Kentucky Derby win when Firing Line finished second to American Pharoah. Not bad for a 52-year-old rider with an artificial knee. The Hall of Famer will try to even the score Saturday in the Preakness at...
  • American Pharoah's sire emerges as top stallion from humble beginnings

    The foal was barely a month old, and Wayne Sweezey had no time to waste. The symptoms of colic were unmistakable in the dark bay colt. So Sweezey, then the farm manager and managing partner of Darby Dan Farm, and his team did what good horsemen do:...
  • As Preakness approaches, 2015 Triple Crown pursuit is in good hands

     As Preakness approaches, 2015 Triple Crown pursuit is in good hands
    It might have been just another routine morning at Santa Anita last week. But it couldn't be. It is Triple Crown season. That doesn't mean they sell more coffee at Clockers' Corner. Or that the steady rat-a-tat of training horses speeding past is...
  • A few questions remain as Preakness 2015 field takes final shape

    A few questions remain as Preakness 2015 field takes final shape
    With the post-position draw for the 2015 Preakness Stakes coming Wednesday, a few questions remain about the field that will challenge Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah. The race gained two confirmed entries over the weekend in Danzig Moon, who ran...
  • Five storylines heading into the Preakness

    Five storylines heading into the Preakness
    Let's see it again. Unlike the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight later the same night, the 2015 Kentucky Derby lived up to exorbitant hype, with a superb field producing a thrilling three-horse battle in front of a record crowd of 170,513. Rematches at the...
  • Barbaro's owners have a Preakness entry in Divining Rod

    Barbaro's owners have a Preakness entry in Divining Rod
    The owners of Barbaro plan to run a horse in the Preakness on May 16 at Pimlico Race Course. Gretchen and Roy Jackson's Lael Stables is set to enter Lexington Stakes winner Divining Rod in the race, nine years after Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro broke...
  • Community News for Vernon edition

    Hall Memorial Library events ELLINGTON - Escape from April Showers by attending one (or more!) of these events at Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main St. On Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m., Arnie Pritchard will present his program This Business of Fighting....
  • Derby Dream Comes True For North Haven Horseowners

    Derby Dream Comes True For North Haven Horseowners
    When we first wrote about two North Haven racehorse owners last July, we reported that they hoped someday to have a Derby contender. That hope was realized a few days ago. Racehorse owners Ralph Durante and John Buckley are part owners of Keen Ice,...
  • Philip Treacy talks hats and Hollywood

    Philip Treacy talks hats and Hollywood
    Americans may never be as interested in hats as they are during the season of horse races that starts with the Kentucky Derby and moves on through the Preakness to the Belmont Stakes — the races that make up the Triple Crown. (American Pharoah won...
  • Derby champ American Pharoah may get California competition at Preakness

    Derby champ American Pharoah may get California competition at Preakness
    Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah could have some familiar company — and competition — on his run to a possible Triple Crown. A day after American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund produced a California sweep at Churchill Downs,...