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American Pharoah wins Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, Md. — Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah has won the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

With a win at the Belmont Stakes in New York on June 6, American Pharoah would be the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to win horse racing’s Triple Crown.


Don't Let Derby Destroy You

Living in Kentucky my whole life has brought its fair share of Derby experiences, some bad… I mean some really, really, bad, and then some great. 1,090 more words


Post the Forty-Third: A Day At The Races

Gentle Reader, I recently found myself in a bit of a quandary: my thrice-damned list obligated me to throw a funeral for my youth on my birthday – but I was also obliged to attend or host a Kentucky Derby party. 570 more words


Lazing in Louisville

If you had asked me a few weeks ago to name some cool vacation destinations in the United States, Kentucky would not have made the list. 862 more words

The Best Days

Making Sense of the Kentucky Derby

So let’s start with this- I don’t know jack about horse racing. I like it the three or four times a year I see it on TV, and the once in a blue-moon that I go to a race. 154 more words

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The 2015 Kentucky Derby

Top 3 in the starting gate.

Today is the annual “Run For The Roses” as horse racing’s finest come to Louisville, KY to compete in the greatest two minutes in sports. 51 more words