Notebook: Mark Valeski still questionable for Kentucky Derby
Only one horse bred in New York State has ever won the Kentucky Derby: Funny Cide in 2003. The New York-bred is a humbler version of its Kentucky cousin, seldom celebrated on racing's greatest stages. This year, the connections of Went the Day Well
Pimlico Race Track's feature race on Kentucky Derby Day will be called be the Canonero II Stakes. Canonero II won the 1971 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.
An excerpt from "The Kentucky Derby: How the Run for the Roses became America's Premier Sporting Event" by James C. Nicholson regarding the controversial 1968 race.
By Jessie Halladay, USA TODAY LOUISVILLE – Trainer Larry Jones said whether his horse Mark Valeski runs in the Kentucky Derby rests on how he feels when Jones gets on him Wednesday morning. By Charlie Riedel, AP Trainer Larry Jones, in the cowboy hat,
In honor of the 138th Kentucky Derby coming up on Saturday, May 5, 2012, let's take a look back at the celebs who have graced the grand stand.