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2hClaire Novak

Shared Belief fractures hip

Shared Belief was diagnosed with a hip fracture after being pulled up in Saturday's Charles Town Classic.

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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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1dSteve Haskin

Borel finds Derby ride

Calvin Borel, a three-time Kentucky Derby winner, will ride El Kabeir in the rose for the roses.

2dClaire Novak

Whiskey Ticket punches home in Illinois Derby

Whiskey Ticket came off the one and only start of his career and bravely held off Conquest Curlinate to win the $400,000 Illinois Derby April 18 at Hawthorne Race Course.

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3dClaire Novak

Mubtaahij to run med free

The U.A.E. Derby winner will run in the May 2 Kentucky Derby without medication.

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14hJay Cronley

Cronley: Gate to nowhere

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

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1dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Take nothing for granted

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

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8dGary 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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8dBob 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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14dJay 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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17dBill 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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19dAmanda 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.

Kentucky Derby Trail Race Video

UAE Derby (10:17)

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19dBob Ehalt

Materiality vs. The Curse

Not since Apollo's victory in the 1882 Run for the Roses has a 3-year-old been able to reach the winner's circle on the first Saturday in May without the benefit of a race at two-years old.

Audio/Video & Games

  • Podcast

    This week Barry talks with South African trainer Mike de Kock about his Kentucky Derby contender and UAE Derby winner Mubtaahij.

  • TwinSpires TV

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

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    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.