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2012 Kentucky Derby Superfecta Picks

Twenty horses are set to take to the track at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 5th for the 2012 Kentucky Derby. Check out our Kentucky Derby picks and which horses we think that could be well on their way to …

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2011 Kentucky Derby Preview

Since January 1, when last year’s crop of juvenile Thoroughbreds officially turned three-years old, there have been close to 60 prep races to determine the 20-horse field for this year’s 137th running of horse racing’s premier event; the Kentucky Derby. …

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Star of Triple Crown Season Is a Winning Jockey

Calvin Borel has emerged as the star of this year’s racing scene and stands a good chance of becoming the only jockey to win the Triple Crown on two different horses.

With Preakness winner Rachel Alexander sitting out the Belmont Stakes, Borel climbs aboard Mine That Bird, who he guided to a surprising Kentucky Derby victory.

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