It is becoming clear that Sheikh Joaan wasn't playing when he announced an ambitious long-term investment in racing that aims to challenge the status quo.
The Mount Rushmore of horse racing
If there were a Mount Rushmore for horse racing who would be the sport's version of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt?
'Bird' plays role of underdog
Mine That Bird peaked at the right time in his racing career and wound up a Kentucky Derby champion.
May the best horse win
The Kentucky Derby has transformed in recent years from a members-only club to a wide-open race in which even the unknown can find themselves in the winner's circle.
Seeing the light
Here's a Kentucky Derby 2014 tip list that is full of sure things.
Play Podcast Chip McEwen's Wounded Warrior Stable, which owns Gotham Stakes runner-up Uncle Sigh, races to raise money for disabled soldiers.
Play Podcast Pete Rotondo Sr. shares stories from the making of the reality show, "Horseplayers." Plus, Triple Crown analysis with Jennie Rees of the Louisville Courier-Journal.
Play Podcast Mike de Kock discusses the rigors of bringing horses from South Africa to Dubai, plus Kentucky Derby analysis from Tim Turrell and a Barry Abrams commentary.