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21hBill Finley

Finley: Mubtaahij looks like the real deal

The UAE Derby winner usually does not factor into the Kentucky Derby outcome, but this year Mubtaahij could change all that.

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1dEric Mitchell

'Ocho' headed to Derby

Delta Downs Jackpot winner Ocho Ocho Ocho will ship Friday to Churchill Downs for the May 2 Kentucky Derby.

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2dRon Mitchell

War Story puts in final work

Kentucky Derby contender War Story put in his final workout for the run for the roses with a five-furlong breeze Wednesday morning.

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Jockey Antley heads Racing Hall of Fame class

The late jockey Chris Antley was elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame on Monday with thoroughbreds Lava Man and Xtra Heat and trainer King Leatherbury.

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9hIan Chadband

Farewell to humble hero McCoy

AP McCoy has always been in awe of Lionel Messi, Paul Scholes and Lester Piggott. With retirement awaiting, Ian Chadband explains why the greatest sportsman of our era is a hero of humility.

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4dJay Cronley

Cronley: Gate to nowhere

The post position draw will tell the tale of the Kentucky Derby. It always does.

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4dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Take nothing for granted

Shared Belief's run in Saturday's Charles Town Classic proves that anything can happen on the racetrack.

12dGary West

West: 'Pharoah' rules

American Pharoah proved himself the horse to beat in the May 2 Kentucky Derby with a victory Saturday.

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11dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Baffert vs. Baffert

Trainer Bob Baffert looks to have the top two favorites when the field goes to the gate in the May 2 Kentucky Derby.

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18dJay Cronley

Cronley: Baffert looks strong

Bob Baffert trains the top 2 contenders for this year's Kentucky Derby. Will they both make it to the starting gate at Churchill Downs on May 2?

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21dBill Finley

Vital weekend for Team Todd

Trainer Todd Pletcher has a few horses looking for points Saturday. Bill gives his picks for the weekend prep races.

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23dAmanda Duckworth

A long way from home

California Chrome put in yet another valiant effort on the track, but it wasn't enough to defeat Prince Bishop.

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