Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

The race for Triple Crown glory will kick off May 2 with the Kentucky Derby

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 06:34 PM EDT

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 06:24 PM EDT

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

Mike Wells is one of the hundreds of unseen backside workers who feed and tend to the horses who live at Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. While they toil in obscurity, they play a valuable...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 09:18 AM EDT

Betting on an Underdog? Try These 5 Derby Hopefuls

Betting on an Underdog? Try These 5 Derby Hopefuls

Hoping to unearth a Kentucky Derby winner at a price? We got your long shots right here. We're talking the next Giacomo, who won at 50-1 and returned $102.60 for a $2 win bet 10 years ago.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 02:36 PM EDT

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Can you guess which of the names is that of a real racehorse?

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10:09 AM EDT

Johnny Weir's Attention-Grabbing Derby Hat

Johnny Weir's Attention-Grabbing Derby Hat

Johnny Weir grabbed attention Friday with his massive Kentucky Derby hat that Al Roker said resembled a “direct TV dish.”

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 06:23 PM EDT

"A Bit Experimental": 1st-Time Derby Trainer Faces Extra Challenges

"A Bit Experimental": 1st-Time Derby Trainer Faces Extra Challenges

One wildcard contender in Saturday's Kentucky Derby didn't have an easy journey to Churchill Downs. Mubtaahij's entry into the race touched off a 24-hour trek from Dubai to the U.S., with plenty of hurdles along...

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Still No Sign of Missing Teen Kayaker

Still No Sign of Missing Teen Kayaker

As daylight fades, officials have again called off the search for a Norwich teen who disappeared into the water while kayaking on the Shetucket River nearly 48 hours ago.

Main Street in South Windsor Could be Closed for a Week

Main Street in South Windsor Could be Closed for a Week

Part of Main Street in South Windsor could be closed for as long as a week while crews work to repair a sewer main problem that police are calling a "significant event."

Former Middletown Officer Gets Prison Time on Child Porn Charges

Former Middletown Officer Gets Prison Time on Child Porn Charges

A former Middletown police officer has been sentenced to seven years in prison on child pornography charges.

Car Catches Fire at Glastonbury Gas Station

Car Catches Fire at Glastonbury Gas Station

Fire officials were called to the Citgo station on Hebron Avenue in Glastonbury after a car parked at a gas pump went up in flames Tuesday evening.

Islamists in Pakistan Hold Service for Texas Shooters

Islamists in Pakistan Hold Service for Texas Shooters

As many as 200 people held an in absentia funeral Tuesday in Peshawar, Pakistan for two men killed in Garland, Texas, Sunday after they opened fire at a cartoon contest featuring provocative images of the Muslim...

Officer Charged in Freddie Gray's Death Says Arrest Was Legal

Officer Charged in Freddie Gray's Death Says Arrest Was Legal

One of the Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray wants the police department and prosecutor to produce a knife that was the reason for the arrest, saying in court papers that it is an illegal...

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