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  • International Star scratched from Kentucky Derby

    International Star scratched from Kentucky Derby
    The field for the 141st Kentucky Derby continued to shrink when International Star was scratched Saturday morning. International Star had arrived at Churchill Downs as the leader in the Kentucky Derby point standings, but was scratched because of a...
  • Gary Stevens likes Firing Line's profile in Kentucky Derby

    Gary Stevens likes Firing Line's profile in Kentucky Derby
    Gary Stevens is less than a year removed from knee replacement surgery. On Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., the veteran jockey he will be aboard Firing Line and aiming for his fourth Kentucky Derby victory. "It took a while for people,...
  • 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,...
  • Victor Espinoza wins second straight Kentucky Derby

    Victor Espinoza wins second straight Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Victor Espinoza, who rode American Pharoah to victory in Saturday's 141st Kentucky Derby, became the seventh jockey with three Derby victories and the sixth to post two consecutive wins. Espinoza won in 2002 on War Emblem and...
  • 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,...
  • American Pharoah, Dortmund draw first two posts for Preakness Stakes

    American Pharoah, Dortmund draw first two posts for Preakness Stakes
    Bob Baffert sent a text to his wife, Jill, shortly after the post position draw Wednesday for the 140th running of the middle leg of the Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes. He told her his two horses, favorite and 4-5 betting choice American Pharoah and...
  • 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...
  • Even after Triple Crown run, Art Sherman still definitely in the game

     Even after Triple Crown run, Art Sherman still definitely in the game
    Celebrity in horse racing has the shelf life of a passing meteor. Thursday afternoon, Art Sherman's once streaking star was obscured in the overcast surrounding a Southern California freeway. "Heading to Santa Anita," Sherman said, via Bluetooth....
  • American Pharoah makes a splash in the Preakness

    American Pharoah makes a splash in the Preakness
    Here we go again. Horse racing is dangling that Triple Crown carrot. Except this time, when the big race rolls around June 6 at Belmont, there can be no question that there will be a different feel about this most recent hope, a 1,200-pound muscular...
  • Runner-up Tale of Verve to challenge American Pharoah in Belmont

    Runner-up Tale of Verve to challenge American Pharoah in Belmont
    With Tale of Verve having been shut out of the Kentucky Derby — judged the 21st-best horse in a field with room for 20 — trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke had all the more reason to celebrate Saturday after a runner-up finish in...
  • Indiana recruit Thomas Bryant impresses future teammates

    Indiana recruit Thomas Bryant impresses future teammates
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — There was an appreciation for the event and the fans that cheered his name, but it was the three men seated behind the basket who made the biggest impact on Thomas Bryant. Future Hoosier teammates Troy Williams, Robert Johnson...