April 8, 2013 - 3:21pm
2013 Governor’s Commemorative Derby poster
The 77th annual Governor’s Derby Celebration will be held in historic downtown Frankfort for the third year in a row.
Governor Steve Beshear today unveiled the 2013 Governor’s Commemorative Derby poster.
January 22, 2013 - 10:30am
D. Wayne Lukas
Veteran trainer's promising colts win key Derby point standings races
The path to the Kentucky Derby is in its early stages, but one trainer is already making quite a statement.D. Wayne Lukas swept the three-day weekend’s two major stakes races included in the new Road to the Kentucky Derby point standings. Oxbow, a son of Awesome Again, dominated Saturday...
July 3, 2010 - 3:41pm
Kiddari held off Vertical Vision to win the $66,500 feature race Friday night at Churchill Downs in front of a record "Downs After Dark" crowd.
By Josh Cook Kiddari seems to like Churchill Downs, just like her momma. The 4-year-old homebred daughter of 2004 Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones, won the feature race Friday night in front of a "Downs After Dark" record crowd of 32,481 at Churchill Downs.
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
A quick look at Smarty Jones' son.
By Josh Cook The son of Smarty Jones may be a long shot, but Backtalk (21-1) has two wins in two starts on the wet dirt at Churchill Downs. The horse, that is owned by Gold Mark Farm, LLC and trained by Thomas Amoss, won his first three career starts last year (including the Grade II Sanford...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
A quick glance at each of the contenders, and their updated odds, for Saturday's 136th Kentucky Derby.
By Josh Cook Saturday's Run for the Roses is expected to be very wet, and if that is the case it will likely be wide-open too. Here is a quick glance at what each of the contenders (along with their updated odds) in the 136th Kentucky Derby, which could be a very rainy and muddy, did the day...