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Kentucky Derby

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

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Lighthall: I Still Love the Kentucky Derby

For sports fans, the Kentucky Derby used to be appointment television. But over the years, fewer and fewer people seem to care about the quest for a Triple Crown. Maybe it’s because there hasn’t been […]

98.7 The Fan–05/04/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.

05/01/2014

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Kentucky Derby: California Chrome Is Primed To Shine

By: Kevin Martin It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 to […]

04/29/2014

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(AUDIO) The Fabulous Sports Babe Previews The Kentucky With Gino Buccola Of TVG

Since Rollergirl is beside herself with glee over this weekend’s Kentucky Derby, The Fabulous Sports Babe threw her a bone and invited TVG horse racing analyst Gino Buccola to chat about the biggest horse race […]

98.7 The Fan–05/03/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/02/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

05/01/2013

I'll Have Another is walked back to his barn from the detention barn after it was announced that the horse has been scratched from the 2012 Belmont Stakes, ending his bid for a Triple Crown. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Don’t Feel Sorry For The Horse, Feel Sorry For The Jockey

Today it was announced that that derby horse I’ll Have Another will not race in the Belmont Stakes, vanquishing any hope of having the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years. The horse had already […]

06/11/2012

Animal Kingdom after a workout. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Animal Kingdom to Return to Racing in Florida

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is set to return to racing on Feb. 25 in the Tampa Bay Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs after being sidelined for nearly eight months with a hairline fracture to his left hock.

CBS Tampa–02/02/2012