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  • Louisville native Weaver realizing Derby dream as trainer

    Louisville native Weaver realizing Derby dream as trainer

    The Louisville native saw his first Kentucky Derby here at age 9, which helped stoke an early calling toward training horses. Weaver is now seeing that childhood dream come full circle as a first-time Derby trainer, the reality of which hit him as … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Tall Dortmund will try to dunk Kentucky Derby field

    Tall Dortmund will try to dunk Kentucky Derby field

    ''When he comes out of the stall, he just keeps coming out,'' Baffert said of Dortmund. Dortmund is 6 for 6, including a 4 1/4-length victory in the Santa Anita Derby. He joins American Pharoah, last year's champion 2-year-old, as a powerful 1-2 … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 hours ago
  • Itsaknockout lands winning deal for Kentucky Derby

    (Reuters) - Itsaknockout is a long shot for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, but the horse’s owners have already landed a winner with a sponsorship deal to promote the championship fight that will be held later in the day. Hours before Floyd … More »

    Reuters - 12 hours ago
  • Horse Racing-Itsaknockout lands winning deal for Kentucky Derby

    Itsaknockout is a long shot for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, but the horse's owners have already landed a winner with a sponsorship deal to promote the championship fight that will be held later in the day. Hours before Floyd Mayweather and … More »

    Reuters - 13 hours ago
  • NY bans harness trainer Luis Pena for drug violations

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York State Gaming Commission has fined harness trainer Luis Pena and banned him three years for illegally drugging horses. … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 hours ago