June 18, 2011 - 4:14pm
With Abu Dhabi presenting the Stephen Foster Stakes today, it's fitting to have a special Arabian race.
Race 6 at Churchill Downs today is the Grade 1 $50,000 The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup. The race is open to Arabian horses four years old and up. This is the first time Churchill Downs has held an Arabian race.
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Who do you like in the Derby?
In a field of twenty young horses, running further than they ever have before, over a new surface or race track, it's a difficult thing to pick the winner. The Grade 1 Kentucky Derby is one race in which no amount of handicapping prowess will direct bettors to the likely winner. Calvin Borel...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Derby 137 Profile: Twice the Appeal
Kentucky Derby 137 profile: Twice the Appeal
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Calvin Borel has secured his Derby mount on Twice the Appeal.
Calvin Borel will once again ride the Sunland Derby's representative Kentucky Derby entry when he rides Twice the Appeal next Saturday. Twice the Appeal is the longshot winner of the Grade 3 Sunland Derby that was run in New Mexico March 27th. Mine That Bird, whom Calvin Borel rode...
March 31, 2011 - 6:45pm
Calvin Borel is one of ten finalists on the 2011 ballot for the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame.
Calvin Borel is one of ten finalists on the ballot for this year's National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame. Of the eighty horses, trainers, and jockeys submitted for consideration, the 16-member nominating committee narrowed it down to ten finalists. After the Hall of Fame's approximately 180...