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California Chrome Dominates Santa Anita Derby, Will Be Likely Favorite In Kentucky Derby

California Chrome romped to a 5 1/4-length victory in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby, stamping him as a strong favorite heading into next month’s Kentucky Derby.

04/05/2014

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California Chrome Heavily Favorite In 2014 Santa Anita Derby

California Chrome gets a chance to solidify his status as the West’s leading Kentucky Derby candidate when he runs as the 6-5 early favorite in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby.

04/02/2014

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Candy Boy, Gary Stevens Win Derby Prep Race – Robert L. Stakes

Candy Boy, ridden by Hall-of-Famer Gary Stevens, won the Grade 2 Robert Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita Saturday, earning him 10 points toward the Kentucky Derby standings.

02/08/2014

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Will The Dude Finally Give Bob Baffert His 1st Breeders’ Classic Win?

There’s little Bob Baffert hasn’t won in horse racing. The trainer can count nine victories in Triple Crown races, including three Kentucky Derbies, and seven Breeders’ Cup wins in his Hall of Fame career.

10/30/2013

Trainer Shug McGaughey leads Orb to the Winner's Circle while jockey Joel Rosario sits proudly. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images Sport)

Orb Wins 139th Running Of The Kentucky Derby

The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs had a field of 19 horses, with Orb topping the field in just over two minutes.

05/04/2013

Roses are carried through the paddock during the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (credit: Jamey Price/Getty Images)

Crowds Brave Rain, Security Lines For Kentucky Derby

Rain and extra security measures slowed down the crowds at Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, but thousands of poncho-covered racing fans filled Churchill Downs despite the odds.

05/04/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/02/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

05/01/2013

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Throw A Kentucky Derby Party Worthy Of ‘The Triple Crown’!

Chef Paul Rosenbluh of Firefly Bistro is South Pasadena stopped by KCAL9 Monday to share tips and recipes to host a Kentucky Derby party worthy of “The Triple Crown”!

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/29/2013

Winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Race, Shanghai Bobby is ridden by Rosie Napravnik. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images Sport)

Shanghai Bobby Continues To Impress As Winner Of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Undefeated Shanghai Bobby made an early move on the turn and held off a late charge by He’s Had Enough to win by a head in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Saturday at Santa Anita.

11/03/2012

Doug O'Neill, trainer of I'll Have Another, talks with the media after watching his horse train in preparation for the 137th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Trainer O’Neill Drops Appeal Of Suspension

Kentucky Derby and Preakness-winning trainer Doug O’Neill on Wednesday dropped his appeal of a 45-day suspension stemming from an excess of carbon dioxide in one of his horses in 2010. He will serve the penalty starting Aug. 19.

07/11/2012

Doug O'Neill, trainer of I'll Have Another, talks with the media after watching his horse train in preparation for the 137th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

CA Horse Racing Board To Discuss Doug O’Neill Case At Hollywood Park

Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O’Neill could be facing up to a six-month suspension when the California Horse Racing Board meets to discuss a case involving one of his horses testing for a high level of total carbon dioxide in 2010.

05/23/2012

Trainer of winner I'll Have Another, Doug O'Neill (C) celebrates after the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Derby-Winning Trainer Doug O’Neill Could Face Suspension In CA

Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O’Neill could face a suspension in California after one of his horses was found to have an elevated level of total carbon dioxide, an infraction for which he previously has been punished.

05/10/2012

I'll Have Another ridden by Mario Gutierrez leads the pack down the final stretch during the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby ahead of at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

O’Neill’s ‘I’ll Have Another’ Rallies To Win 138th Kentucky Derby

I’ll Have Another ran down Bodemeister in the final furlong Saturday to win the Kentucky Derby, ending up in the winner’s circle despite a rookie jockey, a more famous stable pony, and a price tag of just $11,000 as a yearling.

05/05/2012

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Santa Anita Based BodeMeister Works Out At Kentucky Derby

Trainer Bob Baffert said jokingly that he better hurry up and talk before he keeled over. His heart attack was no laughing matter last month when he thought he was dying in Dubai. He’s changed his routine in the weeks since.

04/24/2012

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