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American Pharoah Wins 141st Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah raced in third through three-quarters of the race but edged out Firing Line in the home stretch.

05/02/2015

American Pharoah #18, ridden by Victor Espinoza, leads the field to the finish line ahead of Firing Line #10, ridden by Gary Stevens, and Dortmund #8, ridden by Martin Garcia, during the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Wins 141st Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah won the 141st Kentucky Derby before a record-setting crowd at Churchill Downs on Saturday.

05/02/2015

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Baffert’s Bullets To Try To Turn The 141st Kentucky Derby Into A 2-Horse Race

Bob Baffert hopes he’s celebrating in the winner’s circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn’t know which horse or owners would join him.

05/01/2015

El Kabeir goes over the track during morning training for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on April 30, 2015, in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Notebook: Depth Of Kentucky Derby Field Doing A Number On Odds Of Solid Horses

El Kabeir has a sore foot that could knock him out of the Kentucky Derby.

05/01/2015

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Kentucky Derby: How I’d Bet $100

When betting the Derby, you have to take a stand against colts that some very sharp handicappers will pick to win.

04/30/2015

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5 Best Places To Watch The Kentucky Derby In NYC

It’s that time of year again when ladies don their biggest hats and men dress in their best seersucker suits.

04/30/2015

American Pharoah is walked to the track during morning training for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on April 29, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kentucky Derby: 22 Horses Entered For 1st Leg Of Triple Crown

Leading the way is expected favorite American Pharoah, winner of the Arkansas Derby.

04/29/2015

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Kentucky Derby

Here’s a look at 10 facts you probably weren’t aware of before Saturday’s running of the 141st Kentucky Derby.

04/28/2015

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Kentucky Derby Preview: American Pharoah, Dortmund Favorites To Win

The 2015 class lining up for America’s most popular horse race includes a handful of horses with superstar potential.

04/28/2015

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14 Hilarious Reactions To Wes Welker’s Suspension On Twitter

Here are the top 14 funniest reactions to Wes Welker’s suspension on Twitter.

09/03/2014

California Chrome arrives at Belmont Park on May 20, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

California Chrome Arrives At Belmont Park

California Chrome is here! The Triple Crown hopeful arrived at Belmont Park on Tuesday morning.

05/20/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 17: California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races to the finishline to win during the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Dyer: NYRA’s Common Sense May End Up A Catalyst For Horse Racing’s Rebirth

The New York Racing Association Became everyone’s best friend on Monday — not just because it used common sense, but because it has the sport’s long-term health in mind.

05/20/2014

California Chrome could become the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown. (credit: Getty Images)

Trainer: California Chrome Might Sit Out Belmont Stakes Over Nasal Strip Rule

Trainer Art Sherman hinted the thoroughbred might sit out the Belmont Stakes if New York doesn’t change its regulations allowing thoroughbreds to wear nasal strips.

05/18/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 03: Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates atop of California Chrome #5 after crossing the finish line to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins 140th Kentucky Derby

Taking charge at the top of the lane, California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza made a decisive move and quickly sprinted clear. They finished the 11/4 miles in 2:03.66.

05/03/2014

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