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Kentucky Derby Post Positions and Morning Line Favorites

Today’s Kentucky Derby post position draw saw early favorites Classic Empire and Always Dreaming draw middle and inside spots respectively, and betting lines now have Classic Empire, number 14, the slight favorite at 4-1 over number five Always Dreaming at … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Derby Sine Quo Non: The Mint Julep, Part One

Today, the focus is on creating the perfect Mint Julep. Installment two will discuss the history of the drink. Briefly, though, the Mint Julep has been considered the official drink of Churchill Downs and of the Kentucky Derby since 1938, … Continue reading

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Nine Days to the 143rd Kentucky Derby

With nine days left until the May 6th running of the 143rd Kentucky Derby, the 20 likely starters, and their trainers and owners, are awaiting May 3’s assignment of post positions, and maybe just as importantly, up to date weather … Continue reading

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13 Days to the 143rd Kentucky Derby

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is now only two weeks away, and there continues to be a lot of speculation as to which horses will be bypassing the race and whether or not those next in line will … Continue reading

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