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  1. AP's Run to the Roses: Mubtaahij No. 8; Dortmund still No. 1Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    A horse owned by a Sheikh, trained by a South African, ridden by a Frenchman and bred by Dunmore Stud in Ireland is headed to the Kentucky Derby. His name: Mubtaahij.

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  2. 141st Kentucky Derby trophies arrive at Churchill DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The 141st Kentucky Derby isn't until May 2, but the solid gold winner's trophy arrived at Churchill Downs on Tuesday. The 14-karat gold trophy was created by New England Sterling of North Attleboro, Massachusetts, which has created the trophy since 1975.

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  3. High-priced Carpe Diem poised to deliver on investment in Blue Grass Stakes at KeenelandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... that rare high-dollar prospect who is threatening to make his final price a bargain. With a spot in the Kentucky Derby field already solidified by qualifying points, Carpe Diem is again tabbed a clear standout. He was deemed the even-money ...

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    4 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    WinStar Farm and Stonestreet Stables' Carpe Diem, runaway winner of last fall's Claiborne Breeders' Futurity here and a leading candidate for the 141st Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands , has been installed as the even-money favorite in a field of eight entered Tuesday for Saturday's 91st running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass . The 1 1/8-mile Toyota Blue Grass serves as a major steppingstone for the $2 million Kentucky Derby and will be run on Keeneland's new dirt track, the first time over such a surface since 2006.

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  5. Stallion Sharp Humor Dies in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... Stakes (gr. II) before the Florida Derby, in which he engaged in a stretch duel with Barbaro. In Barbaro's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) win, Sharp Humor finished 19th of 20 and was diagnosed with a knee injury. He was retired ...

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  6. Carpe Diem leads field for $1 million Blue Grass StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    The fields were set Tuesday afternoon for Saturday's $1 million Toyota Blue Grass for Kentucky Derby prospects and the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland for Kentucky Oaks contenders at Keeneland. Carpe Diem leads field for $1 million Blue Grass Stakes LEXINGTON, Ky.

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  7. Ehalt: It's Materiality vs. The CurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | ESPN

    Materiality ouruns Upstart in the stretch to win the Grade 1, $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park on March 28, 2015. As another wild day on the Road to the Kentucky Derby came to a revealing end, an ages-old debate was rekindled.

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  8. Far From Over knocked off Kentucky Derby trail with fracture in left hindRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... Tuesday. Far From Over won both of his two career starts. He launched himself onto several lists of top Kentucky Derby contenders when he recovered from a bad stumble at the start to win the Grade III Withers Stakes at Aqueduct on February 7 by 13/4 ...

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  9. New Mexico racehorse could take Kentucky DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... all my life," said Moutrey. That love for racing has led Moutrey to where he is now, likely headed to the Kentucky Derby. The horse had a huge win this weekend in the Florida Derby, he's now 3-0 in his career. Moutrey said that he and Herrel saw the ...

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  10. AP's Run to the Roses: Mubtaahij No. 8; Dortmund still No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    UAE-owned Mubtaahij, ridden by Christophe Soumillon, crosses the finish line to win the UAE Derby with the US$2,000,000 prize during the Dubai World Cup horse racing at the Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 28, 2015. A horse owned by a Sheikh, trained by a South African, ridden by a Frenchman and bred by Dunmore Stud in Ireland is headed to the Kentucky Derby.

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  11. Carpe Diem favored in Blue GrassRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WKYT

    WinStar Farm and Stonestreet Stables' Carpe Diem, runaway winner of last fall's Claiborne Breeders' Futurity here and a leading candidate for the 141st Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands , has been installed as the even-money favorite in a field of eight entered Tuesday for Saturday's 91st running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass . The 1 1/8-mile Toyota Blue Grass serves as a major steppingstone for the $2 million Kentucky Derby and will be run on Keeneland's new dirt track, the first time over such a surface since 2006.

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  12. G.H. Mumm named 'Official Champagne of Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    G.H. Mumm has been named the "Official Champagne of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs Racetrack" after a three-year partnership was finalized between the two companies in late January. A core tenet of this partnership, which begins with the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 2, calls for the "G.H. Mumm Winner's Circle" to be created as part of the ongoing construction of the track's $4.2 million Winner's Circle Suites and Courtyard, directly beneath Churchill Downs' famed Twin Spires.

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  13. Pletchera s Far From Over off Derby trailRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... in the fall and also as a 4-year-old," Pletcher said. Pletcher is still far from empty when it comes to Kentucky Derby contenders. Daredevil, winner of the Champagne as a 2-year-old and second in the Swale in his first start this year, will run in ...

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  14. Roberta 'Bobbie' Croll Dies at Age 94Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... Horse of the Year Holy Bull, champions Parka, Forward Gal, and Housebuster, Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner and Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) runner-up Bet Twice, and numerous other stakes winners, including eventual leading sire ...

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  15. Churchill Downs names new track superintendent as David Lehr retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... a little rest, and we deeply appreciate his decades of work and tireless dedication to Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks and our industry's efforts to provide safe and fair racetracks throughout North America." Lehr previously ...

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  16. Lightly raced Materiality wins $1M Florida DerbyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | USA Today

    Lightly raced Materiality wins $1M Florida Derby Materiality wins $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream, now eyes Kentucky Derby Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1bFlSuJ Upstart, left, ridden by Jose Ortiz, and Materiality, ridden by John Velazquez, lead the field out of turn four during the Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park Saturday. Materiality remained undef3eated with the victory.

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  17. Calling all schools: Your creativity is wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Kentucky Arts Council invites Kentucky schools to be part of the fun and excitement of the Kentucky Derby by decorating canvases for the Governor's Derby Celebration. Picnic tables on the Old State Capitol grounds will be fitted with horse heads and tails, and the canvases, or "Derby blankets," will be placed over the tabletops like a blanket over a horse.

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  18. Derby hopeful Far From Over sidelined with leg injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Kentucky Derby hopeful Far From Over has been sidelined with a leg injury and is off the Triple Crown trail. The 3-year-old trained by Todd Pletcher was scheduled to run in Saturday's Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday.

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  19. Churchill Names New Track SuperintendentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... Downs oversees the care, maintenance and preparation of the world-famous one-mile dirt surface over which the Kentucky Derby has been run since its debut at a track then known as the Louisville Jockey Club in 1875. The track superintendent also is ...

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  20. Far From Over Off Derby TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Thoroughbred Daily News

    Far From Over , who overcame a stumbling start before winning the GIII Withers S. Feb. 7 and was expected to be one of the choices in Saturday's GI TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial S. at Aqueduct, suffered an injury during a workout at Palm Beach Downs last Saturday and is off the Kentucky Derby trail. "It's a bummer for sure and I feel badly for those guys," trainer Todd Pletcher said on 'At the Races' with Steve Byk, referring to the ownership group.

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