Latest "Kentucky Derby" News

05/04/2021

Kentucky Derby Tramples Oscars & Almost Everything Else In Viewership; NBC Broadcast Up From 2020, Down From 2019

Right now, it really bites to be Essential Quality and the 93rd Academy Awards. Things are gloomy for the former because the odds-on favorite to win this year’s Kentucky Derby finished fourth in Saturday’s 147th running. As for the latter, after crashing to a…

Source: Deadline

05/03/2021

Will Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit run in the Preakness?

Source: Google News

05/02/2021

Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter Dannielynn Makes Annual Kentucky Derby Trip With Dad Larry Birkhead

The 14-year-old and her father made their traditional trip to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday.

Source: Entertainment Tonight

05/02/2021

Shailene Woodley and Aaron Rodgers Hang Out With Miles Teller and More at Kentucky Derby

The cute couple celebrated the high-society event in style on Saturday.

Source: Entertainment Tonight

05/02/2021

Shailene Woodley, Aaron Rodgers, Anna Nicole Smith's daughter and more stars at the Kentucky Derby

Shailene Woodley and Aaron Rodgers attended the Kentucky Derby, as did Tori Kelly and Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, Dannielynn, with Larry Birkhead.

Source: USA Today

05/02/2021

Medina Spirit wins 147th Kentucky Derby

The derby resumed its traditional place on the first Saturday in May this year after the coronavirus pandemic​ threw the horse racing schedule into chaos in 2020.

Source: CBS News

05/02/2021

Medina Spirit Wins Kentucky Derby; Bob Baffert Does It Again

The 3-year-old colt overcame 12-1 odds at the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby, giving none other than dominant trainer Baffert a record seventh Derby victory.

Source: NPR

05/02/2021

Medina Spirit crosses first as Bob Baffert wins record seventh Kentucky Derby

Medina Spirit has won the 147th Kentucky Derby by a half-length over Mandaloun, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a record seventh victory

Source: The Guardian

05/02/2021

Kentucky Derby 2021 winner: Medina Spirit pulls off shocking upset to give Bob Baffert a record 7th Derby win

Baffert now has 17 wins in Triple Crown races as a trainer

Source: CBS Sports

05/01/2021

Medina Spirit gives Baffert record 7th Kentucky Derby win

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit fought off three challengers in the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby by a half-length, making Bob Baffert the winningest trainer in the race’s 147-year history with seven. Jockey John Velazquez earned his four…

Source: ABC St. Louis

05/01/2021

Kentucky Derby 2021 (FULL RACE) | NBC Sports

Source: Google News

05/01/2021

Tori Kelly Delivers the National Anthem at the Kentucky Derby: Watch

Tori Kelly graced the 147th Kentucky Derby with her rendition of 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'

Source: Billboard

05/01/2021

Shailene Woodley Is Pretty in Pink at Kentucky Derby With Fiancé Aaron Rodgers

Shailene Woodley and Aaron Rodgers enjoyed the Kentucky Derby with their friends on Saturday, May 1. See their fashionable looks below!

Source: Eonline.com

05/01/2021

Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, 14, celebrates Kentucky Derby in rare photos

Every year, Danielynn Birkhead and her dad, Larry, dress to the nines to celebrate the Kentucky Derby.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

05/01/2021

Kentucky Derby 2021: How to watch, stream live today without cable

The biggest horse race of the year is running Saturday on NBC. You can watch, no cable subscription required.

Source: CNET

05/01/2021

Tom Brady showed up to the Kentucky Derby in style

Tom Brady showed up in a suit to the Kentucky Derby.

Source: USA Today

05/01/2021

India reports record-breaking 400K new daily cases; Kentucky Derby to return with crowds: Latest COVID-19 updates

India set another daily global record of new coronavirus cases Saturday. The Kentucky Derby will have fans in the stands. More COVID-19 updates.

Source: USA Today

05/01/2021

Kentucky Derby returns along with the fanfare

The Kentucky Derby is back in May with fancy hats and mint juleps.

Source: Fox News

05/01/2021

Kentucky Derby 147: Your complete guide to this year's Run for the Roses

It's the greatest 2 minutes in sports. The "Run for the Roses." The first Saturday in May. The rite of spring in the Bluegrass.

Source: WLKY Louisville

05/01/2021

The Kentucky Derby returns to its regular race day, but fewer fans will attend because of Covid-19

One of America's most famous sporting events takes place Saturday in front of a reduced crowd, a sign that the country is returning to normal but the pandemic remains dangerous,

Source: CNN

04/30/2021

King Fury scratched from Kentucky Derby due to high fever

The day before the Kentucky Derby, one of the 20 horses in this year's race will be scratched.

Source: WLKY Louisville

04/30/2021

Kentucky Derby 2021 best bets: Odds, horses and complete guide

Essential quality is the favorite in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

Source: New York Post

04/30/2021

Kentucky Derby overshadowed by calls for Sheikh Mohammed's horse to be banned amid concerns over his daughter

The Kentucky Derby Racing Commission said they will not take action against United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, owner of this year's Kentucky Derby favorite Essential Quality.

Source: CNN

04/30/2021

Kentucky Derby favorite overshadowed by sheikh's controversy

Essential Quality will enter Churchill Downs on Saturday night as the favorite to win the Kentucky Derby, but there is a cloud of mystery and intrigue over the horse’s owner.

Source: Fox News

04/29/2021

Despite criticism, 'My Old Kentucky Home' will play before Kentucky Derby as usual

The tradition was altered last year amid racial justice protests.

Source: WLKY Louisville

04/29/2021

2021 Kentucky Derby morning-line odds, picks: National handicapping champion offers picks for the first leg of the Triple Crown - SportsLine.com

One horse will go down in history on Saturday when 20 three-year-olds leave the starting gate in the country's most storied race, the 2021 Ken...

Source: SportsLine

04/29/2021

Lawyers file complaint to bar Sheikh Mohammed's horse from Kentucky Derby over missing daughter

Activists filed a complaint to ban the horse belonging to heikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum from racing in the Kentucky Derby as they demand answers about the safety of his daughter (right).

Source: Daily Mail

04/29/2021

2021 Kentucky Derby date, horses, predictions, odds: Expert who nailed Derby prep races lists bets, picks

Bob Weir just locked in his 2021 Kentucky Derby predictions, bets and picks

Source: CBS Sports

04/29/2021

Handicapping the 2021 Kentucky Derby: A closer look at all 20 contenders Saturday

Source: Google News

04/28/2021

2021 Kentucky Derby horses, predictions, odds: Expert who nailed Derby prep races enters bets, picks

Bob Weir just locked in his 2021 Kentucky Derby predictions, bets and picks

Source: CBS Sports

04/28/2021

Handicapping: Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks

Source: BloodHorse.com

04/28/2021

2021 Kentucky Derby: Horse racing insider reveals picks for Essential Quality, other top contenders - SportsLine.com

The 2021 Kentucky Derby takes place on Saturday, May 1 at Churchill Downs. Before you lock in any picks for the annual Run for the Roses, you ABSOLUT...

Source: SportsLine

04/28/2021

At the Kentucky Derby, a Black Jockey Seeks a Bit of History

Kendrick Carmouche has a chance to become the first Black jockey in 119 years to win the Kentucky Derby. But mostly he would like to win for his “Pops.”

Source: New York Times

04/27/2021

Live Longshots for the 2021 Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby

On big race days, a big part of the appeal is that large, competitive fields provide a great opportunity to uncover live longshots, and the Longines Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on April 30 and May 1, respectively, at Churchi…

Source: America's Best Racing

04/26/2021

Louisville looks to rebound with Kentucky Derby back in May

The Kentucky Derby is back on the first Saturday in May, slowly bringing with it the sights, sounds and rituals familiar to Louisville

Source: Fox Business

04/25/2021

Kentucky Derby Winning Trainer Ward Dies at 75

Source: BloodHorse.com

04/24/2021

Kentucky Derby field shaping up to be top-heavy

The rate of attrition from the Kentucky Derby is reaching a hard-to-imagine level. Rather than the usual springtime stories of horses coming up unfit, it is more about their human connections comin…

Source: New York Post

04/22/2021

2021 Kentucky Derby predictions, bets: Expert picks for win, place, show, exacta, trifecta, superfecta

Essential Quality, Hot Rod Charlie and Bourbonic are favored, but does our expert think they can win?

Source: CBS Sports

04/21/2021

Kentucky Derby Horse Midnight Bourbon Says Neigh To His Bath And Goes Bonkers

The thoroughbred had just finished a fast workout ahead of the May 1 race.

Source: HuffPost

04/04/2021

Trio of major preps shake up Kentucky Derby 147 picture | NBC Sports

Source: Google News

02/14/2021

Mandaloun wins Risen Star, takes step toward Kentucky Derby

Mandaloun effectively earned a spot in the Churchill Downs starting gates with a Risen Star win.

Source: Horse Racing Nation

09/06/2020

NFAC returns to Louisville to peacefully protest Kentucky Derby 146

Making their second trip to Louisville in less than two months, the NFAC wanted to make a statement on the day of the Kentucky Derby, demanding justice for Breonna Taylor.

Source: WLKY Louisville

09/06/2020

Who’s headed to the Preakness? Owners, trainers look ahead after Kentucky Derby.

Source: Google News

09/06/2020

Social unrest in Louisville ahead of 2020 Kentucky Derby

Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from OANN.com. Breaking news and video. Latest Current News: U.S., World, Entertainment, Health, Business, Technology, Politics, Sports.

Source: One America News Network

09/06/2020

Why one African-American horse owner refused to boycott Kentucky Derby for Breonna Taylor

Greg Harbut 35, an African-American horse owner participating in the 146th Kentucky Derby, was asked by civil rights activists to withdraw from Saturday’s...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

09/06/2020

Churchill Downs cites no fans, fewer horses for Kentucky Derby betting decline

With no fans allowed at the track because of the coronavirus pandemic, Churchill Downs reported that $79.4 million was bet in the parimutuel pool on this year's Kentucky Derby. Last year's Derby set a record with $165.5 million in wagers.

Source: ESPN

09/06/2020

Kentucky Derby 2020: Watch Larry Collmus call Authentic's historic September win | NBC Sports

Source: Google News

09/06/2020

Authentic outshines Tiz the Law at Kentucky Derby | NBC Sports

Source: Google News

09/06/2020

Black armed militia group returns to Louisville to peacefully protest Kentucky Derby 146

Source: Google News

09/06/2020

Bob Baffert discusses tumble in Kentucky Derby winner's circle

Source: Google News

09/06/2020

Protest groups clash outside of Kentucky Derby | TheHill

Demonstrators protesting racial injustice and police brutality clashed with armed supporters of law enforcement outside the Kentucky Derby Saturday, multiple outlets have reported.

Source: The Hill

09/05/2020

Kentucky Derby 2020 ends with massive upset (FULL RACE) | NBC Sports

Source: Google News

09/05/2020

Kentucky Derby: Racial justice protesters, armed militia groups confront each other

Protesters and counterprotesters confronted each other in Louisville on Saturday ahead of the Kentucky Derby.

Source: NBC News

09/05/2020

Armed militia, BLM protesters clash in Louisville ahead of Kentucky Derby

As Kentucky Derby Day finally arrived in Louisville Saturday, hundreds of armed militia members marched through the city’s downtown to confront Black Lives Matter supporters who have been dem…

Source: New York Post

09/05/2020

Kentucky Derby will play 'My Old Kentucky Home' despite criticism

The Churchill Downs Racetrack will play “My Old Kentucky Home,” which many have criticized for romanticizing the antebellum south, during the Kentucky Derby Saturday.

Source: NBC News

09/05/2020

Kentucky Derby 2020 post positions, odds announced - NBC Sports

Belmont Stakes winner Tiz the Law will start from the No. 17 post position toward the far outside and opens as the big favorite with 3-5 odds.

Source: NBCSports.com

09/05/2020

Activists want an African American horse owner to boycott the Kentucky Derby. Here's why he won't do it

Social justice activists want an African American horse owner participating in the 146th Kentucky Derby to pull out of the race to protest the police killing of Breonna Taylor.

Source: CNN

09/05/2020

Kentucky Derby could face protest over Breonna Taylor shooting death: reports

America’s most famous horse race is scheduled to be run Saturday, months after the coronavirus forced a postponement from its traditional May date.

Source: Fox News

09/05/2020

2020 Kentucky Derby odds, contenders, lineup: Legendary expert releases surprising picks

Hank Goldberg already nailed the Belmont Stakes and just released his 2020 Kentucky Derby picks.

Source: CBS Sports

09/04/2020

Kentucky Derby betting tips: Odds, contenders, picks and commentary for the Run for the Roses

Up to the minute odds information for the biggest weekend in racing

Source: CBS Sports

09/04/2020

2020 Kentucky Derby predictions: Expert picks for win, place, show, exacta, trifecta, superfecta

Tiz the Law, Honor A.P., and Authentic are favored, but does our expert think they can win?

Source: CBS Sports

09/04/2020

2020 Kentucky Derby odds, predictions: Expert who's nailed 9 Derby-Oaks Doubles unveils surprising picks

Jody Demling has nailed six of his last seven races and called the winners of the Kentucky Derby and Oaks nine times.

Source: CBS Sports

09/04/2020

Finnick the Fierce becomes 3rd horse to drop out of Kentucky Derby

The day before the Kentucky Derby, a third horse has scratched.

Source: WLKY Louisville

09/04/2020

1-eyed Finnick the Fierce scratched from Kentucky Derby

The field for the Kentucky Derby has been reduced to 16 after Finnick the Fierce was scratched on Friday.

Source: Fox News

09/04/2020

Kentucky Derby 2020: Race preview, how to watch, favorites & odds

The Kentucky Derby will run Saturday after having been delayed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: Fox News

09/04/2020

5 Easy Bourbon Cocktail Recipes For The Kentucky Derby

Some of America’s most beloved spirits professionals on what they’re drinking on Derby Day—from a Woodford Reserve mint julep milkshake to an Old Forester–Chambord sangria and beyond.

Source: Forbes

09/03/2020

How to Watch the Rescheduled Kentucky Derby and Other Festivities

You can still put on a hat and sip a mint julep at home.

Source: Lifehacker.com

09/03/2020

Churchill Downs doesn't know if it will play 'My Old Kentucky Home' at 2020 Kentucky Derby

A spokesperson for Churchill Downs said Thursday they "don't know" if they will play the song, which is traditionally played before the Kentucky Derby

Source: Courier Journal

09/03/2020

The Best Bourbons to Sip in Honor of the Kentucky Derby

The 2020 Kentucky Derby will finally go off this Saturday, Sept. 5. It may be on the wrong side of summer but the running of the roses will be as exhilerating as ever. Why not put in an online order for one of the best Kentucky bourbons you can sip during the…

Source: Chowhound

09/03/2020

2020 Kentucky Derby odds, predictions: Expert who's nailed 9 Derby-Oaks Doubles gives surprising picks

Jody Demling has nailed six straight races and called the winners of the Kentucky Derby and Oaks nine times.

Source: CBS Sports

09/03/2020

Kentucky Derby expected to draw demonstrators demanding answers in Breonna Taylor's death

In Louisville, Kentucky, where tension remains high over the investigation of Breonna Taylor's death, many residents say holding the Kentucky Derby is insensitive.

Source: NBC News

09/02/2020

NBC's Randy Moss on the Rescheduled Kentucky Derby, Tiz the Law's Chances, and More

Welcome to a Kentucky Derby like no other. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve at Churchill Downs is not being run on the first Saturday in May for the first time since 1945. In addition, it will provide the second l…

Source: America's Best Racing

09/02/2020

2020 Kentucky Derby predictions: Expert picks for win, place, show, trifecta, superfecta

Tiz the Law, Honor A.P., and Authentic are favored, but does our expert think they can win?

Source: CBS Sports

09/01/2020

Tagg's comments on Kentucky Derby protests sow controversy

Source: Horse Racing Nation

09/01/2020

Kentucky Derby odds, picks 2020: Tiz the Law, Thousand Words, Authentic predictions from horse racing expert

Jody Demling has nailed nine Derby-Oaks doubles at Churchill Downs in the last 11 years.

Source: CBS Sports

09/01/2020

Trainer of Kentucky Derby favorite, Tiz the Law, weighs in on expected protests

"All I know is you’re not allowed to shoot them, and they’re allowed to shoot you. That’s what it looks like to me, so I don’t know what to think about it.”

Source: WLKY Louisville

09/01/2020

Kentucky Derby Draw: Favorites Draw Three Outside Posts

Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law, with a classic win already under his belt and winner of the Aug. 8 Runhappy Travers Stakes, drew post-position 17 for the Sept. 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve.

Source: America's Best Racing

09/01/2020

Kentucky Derby Favorite Tiz the Law Draws Post 17

Source: Google News

08/31/2020

2020 Kentucky Derby odds, predictions: Expert who's nailed 9 Derby-Oaks Doubles releases surprising picks

Jody Demling has nailed six straight races and called the winners of the Kentucky Derby and Oaks nine times.

Source: CBS Sports

08/31/2020

Ahead of Kentucky Derby, Trump's immigration squeeze has horse trainers boxed in

The number of available workers is difficult to determine, as is the impact of the coronavirus.

Source: Politico

08/31/2020

2020 Kentucky Derby odds, top predictions: Surprising picks by proven expert who's hit six straight races

Jody Demling has nailed six straight races and called the winners of the Kentucky Derby and Oaks nine times.

Source: CBS Sports

08/29/2020

Tiz the Law, Enforceable Lead Kentucky Derby Workers

Source: Google News

08/28/2020

2020 Kentucky Derby Cheat Sheet

After a four-month delay, the 2020 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve will be held Sept. 5 at Churchill Downs as the second leg of an unprecedented Triple Crown that was rearranged due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: America's Best Racing

08/27/2020

NFAC Black militia group still coming for Kentucky Derby, but may revise plans

Grandmaster Jay says a day after his group met with city officials, Churchill Downs announced there would be no fans at the track for the Kentucky Derby.

Source: WDRB

08/22/2020

Kentucky Derby reverses course, will run without fans

The Kentucky Derby will run without fans for the first time, Churchill Downs announced Friday, citing increasing COVID-19 cases in the area.

Source: Fox News

08/22/2020

Kentucky Derby Organizers Reverse Decision, Won't Allow Fans to Attend Race

Decision to allow fans to attend this year's event in September is reversed

Source: Newser

08/22/2020

Kentucky Derby will run without fans in the stands

Just over a week after announcing that the Kentucky Derby would allow fans in the stands to witness the 146th edition, organizers have changed their minds.

Source: CNN

08/21/2020

'Not an easy decision': Kentucky Derby 2020 will be run with no fans in the stands

Churchill Downs announced Friday it is not allowing fans at the 146th Kentucky Derby over growing concerns about safety amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: Courier Journal

08/21/2020

Kentucky Derby reverses course, will run without fans - NBC Sports

Churchill Downs will now run the 146th Kentucky Derby without fans at the track.

Source: NBCSports.com

08/21/2020

Churchill Downs changes course for Kentucky Derby, won't allow any fans

After several attempts to dwindle down the capacity, the decision has finally been made to hold this year's Kentucky Derby without fans.

Source: WLKY Louisville

08/12/2020

The Kentucky Derby will allow spectators in the stands, but capacity is capped at 14%

With fewer people expected to attend the Derby this year, Lexington, Kentucky is bracing for a miss of hundreds of millions in revenue for local businesses.

Source: CNBC

08/12/2020

Plan for Kentucky Derby eliminates general admission tickets for 2020

Churchill Downs officials expect fewer than 23,000 fans will be able to attend next month's rescheduled Kentucky Derby under an updated health and safety plan.

Source: ESPN

08/12/2020

Churchill Downs will allow 23,000 fans at 2020 Kentucky Derby, shuts down infield

Churchill Downs officials announced Wednesday it will limit attendance for the Sept. 5 Kentucky Derby to less than 23,000 guests, with no infield.

Source: Courier Journal

08/08/2020

Tiz The Law Solidifies Kentucky Derby Favoritism With Overpowering Victory In Runhappy Travers Stakes - Horse Racing News

If there were any doubts about Sackatoga Stable's Tiz the Law's ability to get a mile and a quarter, they were erased in the two minutes and 95 hundredths of a second it took for the 3-year-old New York-bred son of Constitution to travel that distance and dem…

Source: Paulick Report

07/19/2020

Haskell 1-2-3 finishers headed to Kentucky Derby

The top three finishers in the Haskell Stakes on Saturday at Monmouth all emerged from the race in good order, and all will make their next start in the  Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5 at Churchill Downs, meaning they will come into the Derby following a seve…

Source: Daily Racing Form

07/19/2020

Authentic to Train Up to Kentucky Derby

Source: Google News

06/25/2020

The Biggest Gamble of the Kentucky Derby Could Be Allowing Fans at Churchill Downs

America’s most famous racetrack has set itself up as a flashpoint in our nation’s ongoing COVID-19 culture war.

Source: Sports Illustrated

06/25/2020

America's most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby, will have fans in attendance

The Kentucky Derby, will have fans in attendance, but much less than the 150,000 who are normally there.

Source: NBC News

06/25/2020

Kentucky Derby Rescheduled For September, Will Take Place With Fans

Churchill Downs, the racing venue, said it worked with health officials to develop a plan that would allow the race to take place amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: NPR

06/25/2020

Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks will run with limitations on spectators

Churchill Downs ran its delayed spring meet without spectators, but track officials had expressed a desire for the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks races to go off with spectators.

Source: ESPN

06/25/2020

Spectators will be allowed at Kentucky Derby under strict guidelines, officials say

Churchill Downs announced Thursday morning that fans will be allowed to attend this year's Kentucky Derby.

Source: WLKY Louisville

06/07/2020

Honor A. P. Throws Hat in Kentucky Derby Ring

Source: Google News

06/06/2020

Filling In Ankle Sidelines Charlatan; Will Miss Kentucky Derby - Horse Racing News

Charlatan, undefeated winner of the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby but subsequently the subject of a potential medication violation, has been sidelined because of a minor ankle issue and will miss the G1 Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5, trainer Bob Baffert said on Saturday…

Source: Paulick Report