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Monzo: Preview And Picks For 138th Kentucky Derby

This year’s Derby is interesting because there are eight to 10 horses that can win without surprise, which makes this race a hard one to handicap. But, hey, Monzo is going to give it a shot anyway.

05/04/2012

138th Kentucky Derby-Preview

Kentucky Derby: The Best Field Since 2007 Set To Run For The Roses

It remains to be seen how the class of 2012 will perform after this year’s Triple Crown, but few would argue against the collective talent of this year’s crop of 3-year-olds.

05/04/2012

Ruler On Ice

Ruler On Ice Surprise Winner At Belmont Stakes

Ruler On Ice posted a huge upset in the Belmont Stakes, taking the lead from Preakness winner Shackleford in the stretch and winning the final leg of the Triple Crown.

WFAN–06/11/2011

Exercise rider Faustino Aguilar takes Shackleford for a morning training session in preparation for the 143rd running of The Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 10, 2011 in Elmont, New York. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Belmont Stakes May Be True ‘Test Of The Champion’

The final leg of the Triple Crown features not only the rubber match between Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and Preakness winner Shackleford on Saturday, but the top seven finishers from the Derby for the first time as well.

WFAN–06/10/2011

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 07: Jockey John Velazquez, riding Animal Kingdom #16, races towards the finish line to win the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2011. (credit: Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Animal Kingdom Owner: ‘I’m Not Worried About Shackleford’ In Belmont

Nothing like a little Triple Crown trash talk a few days before the Belmont. The owner of Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom fired the first salvo at a news conference in Manhattan on Tuesday, dissing Preakness winner Shackleford’s chances of winning Saturday’s final leg of the Triple Crown.

WFAN–06/08/2011

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No Fiddling Around For Nehro In Belmont Stakes

There is nobody more eager to show up in the winner’s circle after the Belmont Stakes than Ahmed Zayat who is confident his colt Nehro is poised to shed a runner-up reputation and win the 1½-mile Belmont, the longest and most grueling of the Triple Crown races.

WFAN–06/07/2011

John Velazquez, Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky Derby

Animal Kingdom sped past the leaders in the turn at Churchill Downs on Saturday and roared down the middle of the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby. Jockey John Velazquez guided the 3-year-old colt to the front at the quarter pole then poured it on to beat Nehro by 2 3/4 lengths.

WFAN–05/07/2011

Dialed In

Injuries Produce Wide-Open Kentucky Derby Field

Looking for racing’s next star to emerge at Churchill Downs on Saturday? Look elsewhere, as a series of defections over the last month have turned a race typically consisting of a “who’s who” among the sport’s top 3-year-olds into a race of “who’s that?”

WFAN–05/07/2011

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Not Ready For The Kentucky Derby? Check Out Our Cheat Sheet

It’s okay to care about horse racing once a year. This weekend—with the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby—is that time.

WFAN–05/05/2011

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