Studying the Kentucky Derby: More than a horse race
The great Hunter S. Thompson once described the Kentucky Derby as being like a "huge outdoor loony bin" in his classic essay, "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." If you haven't read it, you may be surprised to hear that that piece is
Pimlico Race Track's feature race on Kentucky Derby Day will be called be the Canonero II Stakes. Canonero II won the 1971 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.
Judges for the 2012 Kentucky Derby Festival Wine Competition agree. The Wight-Meyer Vineyard and Winery entered 13 wines in this year's competition and won 13 medals, including three gold, adding to the dozens of medals won in national and
An excerpt from "The Kentucky Derby: How the Run for the Roses became America's Premier Sporting Event" by James C. Nicholson regarding the controversial 1968 race.
Mike Battaglia, the Churchill Downs bookmaker in charge of setting the morning line, told USA Today in an interview on Sunday that Wednesday's post position draw will determine who he sets as the preliminary favorite in the