July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Bo-Rail does it again; Trainer Todd Pletcher gets first Derby win!
Calvin Borel aboard Super Saver won the 136th Kentucky Derby, earning an unprecedented third victory in four years and giving conditioner Todd Pletcher his first win in the Run for the Roses after 24 prior attempts. On winning his third Kentucky Derby, Borel said, "It never gets old....
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Jockey Rafael Bejarano rallied General Quarters past favorite Court Vision by a neck in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic.
By Josh Cook General Quarters out-dueled favored Court Vision to win the 24th running of the $578,100 Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic by a neck in the 10th race Saturday afternoon at Churchill Downs. Rafael Bejarano rallied the horse, who was 10th in the Kentucky Derby last year, past...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
With yet another rail-ride Calvin Borel guided Atta Boy Roy to victory in the Churchill Downs Stakes.
By Josh Cook With his signature rail-ride Calvin Borel guided Atta Boy Roy to a victory in the $290,000 Grade II Churchill Downs Stakes in the ninth race Saturday at Churchill Downs. Atta Boy Roy took the lead at the break and covered the seven furlongs in 1 minute, 22.54 seconds as he held...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Michael Talla's Mona de Momma rallies to take the win by three-quarters over Pretty Prolific.
Mona de Momma with Joel Rosario aboard rallied from near the back to capture the Grade I Humana Distaff for fillies and mares. Following instructions from trainer John Sadler "to stay outisde and start picking them off coming to the quarter pole," Rosario took his mount eight wide at...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's...a guy in a padded suit! That's right, there's an invasion of Superheroes on this year's infield.
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's...a guy in a padded suit! That's right, there's an invasion of Superheroes on this year's infield. "We're here to protect everyone at the Derby. The guy in the orange vest? He's security to keep the fans away. We wouldn't want anyone getting hurt during a...