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Record Breaking 170,513 Fans Watch American Pharoah Take Home 141st ‘Run for the Roses’ in the Final Stretch

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Highest All-Time Wagering From All-Sources on Both the Kentucky Derby Day Program and the Kentucky Derby Race LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It was ideal weather for the 141st running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands…

Ky Derby Saturday, Closing Day Tuesday at Turf Paradise

  Phoenix, (Turf Paradise) – America’s most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby, will be simulcast Saturday at Turf Paradise and at all 60 in-state OTBs. And Tuesday’s closing day for the season will feature free Grandstand and Clubhouse admission.…

Texas Tracks Ready for Racing’s Big Weekend

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KENTUCKY DERBY WEEKEND AT LONE STAR PARK – WHAT A GREAT PLACE TO BE    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Wednesday, April 29, 2015) – Don’t miss the greatest two minutes in sports – the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on…

A Horse Named Fist Pump

LEXUBGTON (Horse Creek TB) – Fist Pump’s closest brush with Kentucky Derby glory was running second in a small stakes race at a backwater track in New Mexico. But by this fall, he might just become the most famous Thoroughbred in…

New Mexico Horse Derby Bound

Next Stop Should Be As One of Kentucky Derby Favorites RUIDOSO, (Ruidoso Downs), – The New Mexico-owned Materiality showed maturity beyond his two starts to win the Grade 1, $1 million Florida Derby on Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park near Miami…

Brand Para-Reining Event Part of the Kentucky Reining Cup

  Press Release by Lindsay Y. McCall LEXINGTON, (USPEA) – There is no doubt that Kentucky is horse country especially when the April through May 2014 calendar holds some of the most prestigious horse events in the country in multiple…

Own a Piece of A.P. Indy

    The Exceller Fund presents Famous Forelocks     The Exceller Fund is launching its Famous Forelocks fundraiser with the online auction of its first ever Famous ForelocksSM necklace featuring hair from the Hall of Fame champion stallion A.P.…

Final Four coach Walz will walk The Julep Ball red carpet

LOUISVILLE, Ky (louisville.edu). – Jeff Walz, head coach of the University of Louisville women’s basketball team, will walk the red carpet at The Julep Ball. The premier Derby Eve Party with a Purpose, The Julep Ball is held annually on…

NBC Makes Major Network Committment to Horse Racing

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NBC to Present the “Run for the Roses” Through 2025 STAMFORD, Conn., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NBC Sports Group and Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq:CHDN) (CDI) have reached a 10-year agreement extending NBCSG’s exclusive rights to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks…

MOVIE ‘50 to 1’ ANNOUNCES ROAD TOUR

HOLLYWOOD— The cast and filmmakers of 50 to 1 will hit the road rock-star style on a cross-country tour beginning March 17 to promote the major motion picture’s release, says the film’s producer, director and co-writer Jim Wilson, Oscar-winning producer…