Kentucky Derby

Triple Crown is no run for the roses
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Rick Snider
May 20, 2020 - 11:33 am
The aging track at Pimlico gets one last legendary moment before being replaced. The Preakness Stakes may finally mean something, with Belmont opting to go first in the Triple Crown series.
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Big Red won't win the virtual Kentucky Derby
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Rick Snider
May 01, 2020 - 2:15 pm
Churchill Downs is silent for the first time on the opening Saturday in May since 1945. That doesn't mean we can't enjoy predicting who will win the virtual Kentucky Derby, pitting the greatest Triple Crown horses of all time against each other.
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Who will win the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes?
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Rick Snider
May 17, 2019 - 10:32 am
Speedsters in a lackluster field at Old Hill Top could decide the middle jewel of Triple Crown.
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Rick Snider
May 06, 2019 - 10:47 am
Maximum Security could still be a Triple Crown champion, albeit by the courts.
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Saturday marks the 145th Run for the Roses at the Kentucky Derby.
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Rick Snider
May 03, 2019 - 8:52 am
Look out for long shots and mudders on a wet track at Churchill Downs.
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Rick Snider
June 11, 2018 - 1:54 pm
Where Justify ranks in history among 13 Triple Crown champions.
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Rick Snider
June 07, 2018 - 7:03 pm
Justify will set the early pace through the first mile and should build up a several-length lead turning for home. And then, we'll see him hit another gear.
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Rick Snider
May 07, 2018 - 11:40 am
Justify, already scaring off competitors in the Preakness Stakes, may be the next wonder horse.
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