Horse Racing

HORSE RACING | Recapping Kentucky Derby 144

05/07/2018 05:30 PM

Justify is hoping to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown on May 19, when it will take part in the 2018 Preakness Stakes. Of course, Justify won the first leg of the Triple Crown this past Saturday, winning the 2018 Kentucky Derby. Horse Racing Nation editor Jonathan Lintner joined Sports Night on Monday to discuss Kentucky Derby 144:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Justify Wins Kentucky Derby 144

05/05/2018 07:25 PM

The favorite took care of business on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Justify won Kentucky Derby 144, giving trainer Bob Baffert his fifth career Kentucky Derby victory. With the win, Justify broke the “Apollo Curse,” becoming the first horse since 1882 to win the Kentucky Derby without racing as a two-year-old. Jockey Mike Smith also becomes the second-oldest winning jockey of the Kentucky Derby. Smith is 52-years-old. Good Magic and Audible finished second and third respectively. Here is a... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Catching Up with Chris Mack at the KY Derby

05/05/2018 03:30 PM

Chris Mack has been staying busy since he was named head coach of the UofL men’s basketball team. Not only has he been recruiting, but he’s also been around the community, like throwing out the first pitch at a recent UofL baseball game. This Saturday, Mack is attending Kentucky Derby 144. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Mack prior to the big race: After catching up with Mack, Chernoff also caught up with UofL Athletic Director Vince Tyra:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Previewing Saturday's Big Race

05/04/2018 02:17 PM

Kentucky Derby 144 takes place Saturday inside Churchill Downs. Justify is currently the favorite heading into the race. Horse Racing Nation’s Jonathan Lintner joined Sports Night on Friday to preview Saturday’s Run for the Roses: Horse racing expert Jody Demling also joined Sports Night on Friday to preview Kentucky Derby 144:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Predicting Saturday's Run for the Roses

05/04/2018 02:04 PM

Kentucky Derby 144 takes place on Saturday inside Churchill Downs. Justify is currently the favorite to win the event. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff predicts that Justify will win Kentucky Derby 144 on Saturday: Spectrum News’ Lyndsey predicts that Justify will win Kentucky Derby 144 as well on Saturday: ESPN 680’s Lachlan McLean joined Sports Night on Friday to share his prediction for the Run for the Roses:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | My Boy Jack Getting Ready for Kentucky Derby

05/02/2018 03:07 PM

My Boy Jack is getting ready to run in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. He will start from post position No. 10, in between Hofburg and Bolt d’Oro: My Boy Jack’s trainer Keith Desormeaux was right there with his horse on Wednesday morning after training, while his horse was getting washed after being on the track at Churchill Downs: My Boy Jack’s morning-line odds are 30-1.  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Bolt d'Oro Preparing for Saturday's Race

05/01/2018 05:23 PM

Bolt d’Oro learned his starting post position on Tuesday for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. The horse will begin the race from post position No. 11. His morning-line odds to win are 8-1. Bolt d’Oro arrived to Churchill Downs on Monday and trained on Tuesday. Spectrum News’ Lyndsey Gough was on the backside of Churchill Downs Tuesday morning and has more:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Justify Enters Derby as Morning-Line Favorite

05/01/2018 05:05 PM

Kentucky Derby 144 held its post position draw on Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs. In addition to the post position drawing, Mike Battaglia introduced the TwinSpires.com morning-line odds for the race. Justify, trained by Bob Baffert, enters the Kentucky Derby as the morning-line favorite with 3-1 odds. Justify will start from post position No. 7 on Saturday. Here is a look at the field’s starting positions and morning-line odds: 1. Firenze Fire 50-1 2. Free Drop Billy 30-1 3. Promises Fulfilled 30-1 4. Flameaway 30-1 5. Audible 8-1 6.... Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Asmussen Hoping Combatant is a Winner on Saturday

04/30/2018 01:22 PM

Kentucky Derby 144 takes place on Saturday inside Churchill Downs. One of the horses taking part in this year’s event is Combatant. Trainer Steve Asmussen is hoping Combatant will be able to give him his first career victory at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday: Asmussen has won multiple major races during his career, including two Preakness Stakes, one Belmont Stakes and two Breeders’ Cup Classic victories. David Fiske, racing manager of Winchell Thoroughbreds, and Asmussen spoke on Monday morning where they would like... Read more 

KENTUCKY OAKS | Monomoy Girl Morning-Line Favorite

04/30/2018 01:03 PM

Monomoy Girl and Midnight Bisou will enter Friday’s Longlines Kentucky Oaks 144 as the morning-line favorites. Fourteen fillies are entered to take part in the race. Monomoy Girl will start in post position 14 and will begin the race as the 2-1 morning-line favorite. Meanwhile, Midnight Bisou will start in post position 10 and will begin the race with 5-2 morning-line odds. The entire field is listed below: 1. Sassy Sienna / Gary Stevens / 15-1 2. Coach Rocks / Luis Saez / 12-1 3. Classy Act... Read more 

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