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

Apr 22, 2015

Secretariat Jockey Out of Hospital After Crash

Secretariat Jockey Out of Hospital After Crash

The jockey who rode Secretariat to the Triple Crown decades ago is out of the hospital six weeks after breaking his legs in a one-vehicle crash, and is working on picking a winner for the Kentucky Derby.

Apr 22, 2015

Kentucky Derby Bans Selfie Sticks

Kentucky Derby Bans Selfie Sticks

For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses,...

Apr 27, 2015
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By Jessica Glazer

10 Crazy Hats of Kentucky Derbies Past

The hats of the Kentucky Derby nearly cast a shadow over the horse race itself. See Full Gallery

Apr 9, 2015

Meet the Kentucky Derby's Top 10 Contenders

Meet the Kentucky Derby's Top 10 Contenders

Step right up, American Pharoah. Final rehearsal's a few days away, and it's time to see whether you or your dance partner, Dortmund, will be the Kentucky Derby favorite.

Apr 6, 2015

Josh Groban to Sing National Anthem at Ky. Derby

Josh Groban to Sing National Anthem at Ky. Derby

For Josh Groban, the second time will be the charm at the Kentucky Derby.

Jun 8, 2014

5 Reasons Why California Chrome Lost

5 Reasons Why California Chrome Lost

California Chrome added his name to the list of Triple Crown misses with a loss in the Belmont Stakes.

Jun 8, 2014

2nd Triple Miss for Chrome's Jockey

2nd Triple Miss for Chrome's Jockey

Since Affirmed swept the last Triple Crown in 1978, Victor Espinoza is the only jockey to get two cracks at winning the elusive title again.

Jun 8, 2014

Chrome's Owner: Rivals Took "Coward's Shot" at Crown

Chrome's Owner: Rivals Took "Coward's Shot" at Crown

The owner of California Chrome blasted rivals Sunday, accusing them of taking "the coward's way out" by skipping the first two legs of the Triple Crown.

Jun 8, 2014

Tonalist Owner Knows Chrome's Loss

Tonalist Owner Knows Chrome's Loss

Robert Evans knows what it feels like to fall short of the Triple Crown.

Jun 7, 2014

California Chrome's Triple Crown Quest Collapses

California Chrome's Triple Crown Quest Collapses

Tonalist has won the Belmont Stakes, dashing California Chrome's quest for the Triple Crown. California Chrome was the 3-5 favorite to become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion, and the first winner in 36...

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