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The Horse Who Decided Not To Run The Kentucky Derby

The 2017 Kentucky Derby can be summed up in one word: Muddy! And it may have been that very mud that caused one colt to opt out of the race before it even began. Horse lovers across the world were concerned that poor Thunder Snow injured himself when he stumb...

How The 2017 Kentucky Derby Thoroughbreds Got Their Names

Earlier this week we featured a story on the strict and strange rules involved in naming a thoroughbred racehorse. Now that the 2017 Kentucky Derby is less than 24 hours away, we thought we’d feature how each of the 20 horses racing at Churchill Downs g...

Kentucky Derby History, Traditions & Champions

On Saturday, May 6, 2017 the 143rd Kentucky Derby race will enter the history books. With such a lo...

This Former Kentucky Derby Winner Is As “Popular As Elvis”

Hall of Fame horse trainer, Bob Baffert has his favorite Kentucky Derby winner and it may surprise ...

It’s All In The Name: 5 Rules For Naming Racehorses

Practical Joker, Irap, Always Dreaming–these are only a few of the thoroughbred racehorses prepar...