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  1. Churchill selects new Kentucky Derby announcerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Mercury-Register

    ... Larry Collmus, who left after a year to call races at New York Racing. Collmus will continue to call the Kentucky Derby for NBC. Stone grew up spending summers at Saratoga Race Course in New York. He says he's "counting the days" until he begins ...


  2. Churchill selects successor to track announcerRead the original story

    44 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Stone succeeds Larry Collmus, who left after a year to call races at NYRA. Collmus will continue to call the Kentucky Derby for NBC. Stone, who grew up spending summers at Saratoga Race Course in New York, says he's "counting the days" until he ...


  3. Travis Stone Named Churchill Downs AnnouncerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Blood Horse

    and will be the voice of the world-famous Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Stone, 30, also served as backup announcer at the New York Racing Association this winter. He will describe the racing action for Churchill Downs' audiences ...


  4. Old Friends to Receive Special Eclipse AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... year Old Friends became the new home for two of racing's biggest stars from the past 20 years, bringing 1997 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hero Silver Charm back to the U.S. after retiring from stud duty in Japan, and acquiring three-time Santa Anita ...


  5. Slideshow: Top 10 Races of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... matter how unprobable, do come true. Favored California Chrome pulled clear in the stretch to win the May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) by 1 3/4 lengths over Commanding Curve at Churchill Downs before 164,906, the second-largest ...


  6. Horse Racing: Rising Superstar Dortmund Heads 2014 Los Alamitos FuturityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    ... into a much easier spot. 1) Dortmund - appears to be a something special and well on his way to the 2015 Kentucky Derby based off his first to career starts. The Bob Baffert trained colt by Big Brown cruised to victory in his Nov. 2 racing debut vs. ...


  7. Highly competitive trainers Bob Baffert and D. Wayne Lukas have forged a solid friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... what? He had a smile on his face. Those competitive juices were a result of both men running horses in the Kentucky Derby each year, trying to add to their resumes. They were atop their profession, running the best horses in the country, and neither ...


  8. Dortmund Stands Out in Los Alamitos FuturityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blood Horse

    A little more than a week ago, I wrote a blog post sharing early thoughts on the Kentucky Derby , and mentioned that the promising allowance winner Dortmund -unbeaten in two starts for trainer Bob Baffert-is my top-ranked Derby horse with five months remaining before the Run for the Roses. On Saturday, we'll get a chance to see just how good Dortmund might be when he makes his stakes debut in the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity .


  9. Horse Racing Weekend PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    With the juveniles all set to officially turn 3 on Jan. 1, it's last call to get that all-important first-year victory. So all eyes will be on events that could be stepping stones to next season's Kentucky Derby and Oaks.


  10. Durkin to Receive Eclipse Award of MeritRead the original story

    Yesterday | Blood Horse

    ... trips to the Irish Derby (Ire-I) and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fra-I) When NBC grabbed the rights to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Preakness Stakes (gr. I), and Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Durkin became the television voice of the Triple Crown ...


  11. Secretariat descendants in running for awardsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Virginia Farm Bureau

    ... grandson, and Untapable, a Secretariat great-great-great granddaughter. California Chrome won the 2014 Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Hollywood Derby. Untapable won the Kentucky Oaks and Breeders' Cup Distaff and is undefeated in racing against ...


  12. Eclipse Awards in the correct lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... Bayern led all the way to win America's richest race, beating the undefeated favorite Shared Belief and the Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome, many voters have been looking for a different horse of the year. Andrew Beyer has been The ...


  13. Churchill Downs Incorporated Announces Board ResignationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Digital Game Developer

    ... headquartered in Louisville, Ky., owns and operates the world-renowned Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, as well as racetrack and casino operations in Miami Gardens, Fla.; racetrack, casino and video poker ...


  14. Nashville to Host 'World's Largest Kentucky Derby Viewing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nashville Scene

    ... So it's at least a positive development that Rockhouse Partners and Rhizome Productions are planning a huge Kentucky Derby watching party for May 2 at the Nashville Farmers' Market. They're calling the party Frontstretch Fest and claim it will be ...


  15. On Native GroundA Nation Gone InsaneRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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.


  16. Palace Malice's New Orleans Handicap win earns top ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

    ... in the New Orleans Handicap in 1:48.93. His beaten rivals included multiple stakes winner Sunbeam and 2013 Kentucky Derby runner-up Golden Soul. Normandy Invasion finished second in the grade I Wood Memorial Stakes last year. 'I thought it was a ...


  17. Brasch WordsGREED, Corruption, and Hate Play Big in N.E. PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2009 | American Reporter

    ... and sweep up. The high-class horses are nearby, at Gulfstream Park, which has graded stakes races and even a Kentucky Derby prep. Trainers fly in their horses to run in those races. Calder horses are working-class. They race often, and usually at ...


  18. Baffert Seeks 7th Futurity Win with DortmundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Blood Horse

    Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who won the Hollywood/CashCall Futurity a record six times at Hollywood Park, has an excellent chance to add to that total with the undefeated in the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity Dec. 20. The 1 1/16-mile event for 2-year-olds will be run for the first time at after 33 renewals at Hollywood Park. There are only five entrants, headed by Dortmund, an early favorite for next year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands .


  19. Firestones Honored by duPont Scott Equine Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Horse

    ... successes in Thoroughbred racing was Genuine Risk, who in 1980, became only the second filly to ever win the Kentucky Derby. A true champion, she raced 15 times, won 10 races, and never finished worse than third. Genuine Risk was inducted into the ...


  20. Neighbors turn out to demand action on erosion from Camden Snow Bowl projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    ... said resident Dorie Klein who lives on Hosmer Pond. "This is like the town running a sick race horse at the Kentucky Derby. You're hoping it won't die before the finish line." Lee Schneller Sligh, another of several neighbors who showed up for the ...