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  1. Heralded Carpe Diem makes return in TB DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ESPN

    Carpe Diem figures to face a stiff challenge as he makes his highly-anticipated 2015 bow in Saturday's $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby. A 6 1/4-length winner of the Breeders' Futurity in his second start, the Todd Pletcher-trained colt established himself as one of the winter-book Kentucky Derby favorites when concluding his juvenile season with a runner-up finish in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

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  2. Historic high-stakes race coming to Rillito Park RacetrackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... biggest race to be run at Rillito in terms of purse money. "El Moro de Cumpas is as famous in Mexico as the Kentucky Derby is in the states," Wells said. "We hope that reviving it at Rillito will keep the history alive." El Moro de Cumpas originated ...

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  3. Undefeated Dortmund headlines San Felipe S.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ESPN

    Dortmund, who many consider among the leading Kentucky Derby contenders, will take his next step toward the Louisville classic on Saturday when he faces a field of nine in the $400,000 San Felipe at Santa Anita over 1 1/16 miles. The Bob Baffert trainee has won all four starts, including hard-fought victories in the Los Alamitos Futurity and Robert B. Lewis.

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  4. horse racing weekend previewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    Super Saturday in Dubai, a slew of Kentucky Derby preps and the Santa Anita Handicap top weekend Thoroughbred racing action. After this jam-packed weekend, the local contingent for World Cup night March 28 should be well formed up.

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  5. Is Dortmund a Wildcat or just big, strong and unbeaten?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... competition physically. Top-ranked, with the 4-for-4 Dortmund rated No. 1 in The Courier-Journal 's national Kentucky Derby poll heading into Saturday's $400,000 San Felipe Stakes. Manages to pull out the close ones, including in the final seconds ...

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  6. Metaboss Working Toward Spiral StartRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... "He galloped out strong." Out of the , Metaboss is in an eight-way tie for 14th place in the Road to the Kentucky Derby standings with 10 points. A win in the Spiral would net him 20 more toward a potential Derby spot. Bonde also said the colt could ...

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  7. Adairville NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News Democrat

    ... during the conversation she told me she loved horses. She said "I am so envious of you, I bet you go to the Kentucky Derby every year." I said "No, I have never been." Then I told her how envious I was because she got to go to the beach all the ...

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  8. Racing: Rising Romance an armchair ride for laidback hoopRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... could ever be under pressure - every group one ride to him is like a Westport maiden. He could go into the Kentucky Derby stalls thinking about that night's steak dinner. That's not to say he doesn't focus - he simply doesn't stress or panic. Which ...

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  9. Three Derby Preps Highlight Huge WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    This coming Saturday promises to be the best day of racing thus far in 2015, with a remarkable thirteen graded stakes races scheduled to be run, including three major Kentucky Derby prep races. With such well-regarded Derby contenders as Dortmund, Carpe Diem, Ocean Knight, Ocho Ocho Ocho, Lord Nelson, Bolo, Prospect Park, and El Kabeir all scheduled to race, there's no doubt that the Kentucky Derby picture will have changed dramatically by the end of the day.

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  10. Coffee Pot Brews a Good One in Carpe DiemRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... foaled Feb. 29, 2012, at Woodline Farm near Paris, Ky. could be a strong contender on the road to the 2015 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). The chestnut son of "Giant's Causeway always has been a favorite," Bacola said via phone ...

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  11. Road to the Kentucky DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The top 20 in points standings will earn a spot in the May 2 Kentucky Derby. If there is a tie for 20th, it will be broken by graded stakes earnings.

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  12. at the PostRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... 7 King Cotton Stakes on Jan. 22. Points leaders The top 20 in points standings will earn a spot in the May 2 Kentucky Derby. If there is a tie for 20th, it will be broken by graded stakes earnings. Read>>

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  13. On Native GroundA Nation Gone InsaneRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Along with "If God had wanted a Panama Canal, he would have put one here," "The Titanic... could keep afloat indefinitely after being struck" and "Truth will become the hallmark of a Nixon Administration," we can now add, "Colts should run against colts, and fillies should run against fillies." These last immortal words were spoken by horse breeder Dolphus Morrison when it was suggested that a fast filly he had bred and named after his granddaughter, Rachel Alexandra, should run against the boys in this year's Kentucky Derby.

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  14. Early bets pour in, favor PacquiaoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... for the kickoff of the NCAA basketball tournament. The fight will cap a huge day in sports that includes the Kentucky Derby and playoffs in the NBA and NHL, along with a full slate of baseball. "Other than Super Bowl Sunday, the single day will be ...

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  15. Showdown at San Felipe: Ocho Ocho Ocho vs. DortmundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    ... was Ocho Ocho Ocho's first start that wasn't a sprint. It also was the first time Smith rode the son of 2007 Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense. "I tell everyone who will listen that if it wasn't for Mike we wouldn't have won the race," said trainer ...

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  16. Daredevil Back in Rescheduled SwaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Blood Horse

    ... day, March 4, including grade III-placed As a sprint, the Swale is not a race worth points on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

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  17. El Kabeir the Colt to Beat in GothamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Blood Horse

    ... race really well." The 1 1/16-mile Gotham offers the winner 50 qualifying points as part of the Road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) system, with the second- through fourth-place finishers receiving 20, 10 and 5, respectively. ...

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  18. Retired Trainer Lake Dies in Saratoga SpringsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Blood Horse

    ... he'd be the only one out there training horses in the morning. He was definitely dedicated." A pair of future Kentucky Derby (gr. I)-winning trainers worked for Lake over the years in Hall of Famer Nick Zito, who won the Derby in 1991 with Strike ...

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  19. On the Muscle, Dortmund Ready for San FelipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Blood Horse

    "We just didn't want to keep him training for another month," Baffert said of Kaleem Shah's undefeated contender, who rolls into the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes at March 7 on a four-race win streak on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands . The San Felipe awards points on a 50-20-10-5 scale to the top four finishers toward a spot in the 20-horse starting gate on the first Saturday in May. Dortmund currently ranks seventh on the Kentucky Derby leaderboard with 20 points.

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  20. Carpe Diem Faces Ocean Knight in Tampa DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Blood Horse

    A son of Stonestreeet's two-time Horse of the Year in the Sam F. Davis Jan. 31, Stonestreet's Barbara Banke and team decided to keep the colt in Florida Saturday. The 1 1/16-mile Tampa Bay Derby is part of the Road to the Kentucky Derby Championship Series, a points system that will help determine the field for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands May 2 at .

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