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7hJeremy Balan

Beholder tops nice graded stakes weekend

Six-time Grade 1 winner Beholder and Warren's Veneda bring different running styles to Saturday's Grade 1, $300,000 Vanity Stakes.

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8hClaire Novak

Seven set for G1 Man o' War

Hardest Core will take on Imagining and five others in Saturda'y $400,000 Man o' War Stakes.

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8hFrank Angst

Madefromlucky set for Peter Pan

Trainer Bob Baffert plans to send out 3-year-old Wolf Man Rocket to face Madefromlucky and three others in the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes.

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

Mubtaahij on to Belmont

U.A.E. Derby winner Mubtaahij will remain in the United States to aim for the June 6 Belmont Stakes.

Kentucky Derby Day Races

Kentucky Derby: Watch a race replay (11:10)

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4dJay Cronley

Cronley: Value-packed Derby

One thing is true when looking for value in a horse racing wager: No horse has value if they can't win.

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5dAmanda Duckworth

Duckworth: Derby moments

There are so many things throughout Kentucky Derby week that make it such a special event. And all those moments lead to the opening of the starting gate in the Run for the Roses.

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5dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Pace could make Derby

Pace can make a race, even if it's one with a storied 141-year history like the Kentucky Derby.

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6dBill Finley

Finley: 'Pharoah' is real deal

In a deep Kentucky Derby field, American Pharoah stands out with a "wow" factor that is making handicappers and fans believe.

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    7dJeremy Balan

    Bayern debuts in CD Stakes

    Breeders' Cup Classic winner Bayern will make his 4-year-old debut in Saturday's $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes.

Audio/Video & Games

  • Podcast: Lael Means Loyalty

    Gretchen and Roy Jackson, owners of 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, send out Divining Rod in the Preakness.

  • TwinSpires TV

    Watch live races from tracks across the country. Catch all the Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse and Harness action!

  • Digiturf.com

    Check out Virtual Horse Racing at Digiturf.com. Own, train and race your own horses in live 3D!

NHC Central

  • NHC Tour Schedule

    Follow the 2015 NHC Tour schedule on the road to the National Handicapping Championship.