Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah

Triple Crown stars still riding high 2 weeks after Belmont

The party’s still on for the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years — and the owner, trainer and jockey. Since American Pharoah completed his sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, the […]

06/21/2015

Bob Baffert with American Pharoah

Trainer Bob Baffert talks with Fred Roggin about the electricity in the air at the Kentucky Derby

Hall of Fame horse trainer Bob Baffert joined The Fred Roggin Show on the heels of a great victory for American Pharoah. Bob explains why it’s so difficult to win the Triple Crown. He shares memories […]

06/09/2015

American Pharoah

American Pharoah wins 141st Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah has won the 141st Kentucky Derby before a record-setting crowd at Churchill Downs. Victor Espinoza was aboard for his second straight Derby win, and third overall. The 5-2 favorite was in contention at the […]

05/02/2015

Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund gallops under exercise rider Dana Barnes at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Derby long shots anyone? We’ve got your horse right here!

Hoping to unearth a Kentucky Derby winner at a price? We got your long shots right here. We’re talking the next Giacomo, who won at 50-1 and returned $102.60 for a $2 win bet 10 […]

05/01/2015

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Manny Pacquiao

Mayweather-Pacquiao tops unbelievable Saturday sports lineup

The most-anticipated fight in decades. The best-known horse race. A resumption of one of the premier baseball rivalries. The NFL draft. Playoff games, too. And those are just the highlights. Super Saturday awaits. Stock the […]

04/30/2015

Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund gallops under exercise rider Dana Barnes at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Bob Baffert has top 2 early favorites for Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah was made the early 5-2 favorite Wednesday for the 141st Kentucky Derby, with Dortmund the second choice in the full field of 20 horses, giving trainer Bob Baffert the top two choices on […]

04/29/2015

Poster from the 2013 Kentucky Derby (Image: AP)

2 California preps added to Derby, Oaks qualifiers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The series that decides which 20 horses qualify to run in the Kentucky Derby is adding a new qualifier. Churchill Downs announced Wednesday that the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity to be […]

08/27/2014