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May 3, 2020

Today on KSR: Derbys, Derbys, Derbys

Zack Geoghegan 10:00am May 3, 2020 5/3/20 Comments Disabled

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Good morning, folks! It feels appropriate that the first Kentucky Derby in years with absolutely perfect weather would happen during a global plague. I hope those homemade mint juleps were extra strong this time around. I know you needed it. So shake off that hangover, grab some coffee (maybe throw some bourbon cream in there),…

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May 2, 2020

Nadal takes home impressive victory in Arkansas Derby (Div. 2)

Jack Pilgrim 7:50pm May 2, 2020 5/2/20

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It was a Bob Baffert sweep at Oaklawn Park today. After the legendary trainer saw his horse, Charlatan, take home the Arkansas Derby Division I victory, Baffert also saw Nadal – the race two favorite – come away victorious in the Division II race. Coming in as a 5-2 favorite, Nadal finished with a final…

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KSR’s Day at the Races: Handicapping the Arkansas Derby Late Pick Three

Nick Roush 3:00pm May 2, 2020 5/2/20 Comments Disabled

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No Kentucky Derby? No problem. Okay, I don’t really mean that. The first Saturday in May isn’t the same without a 20-horse field thundering around the dirt track at Churchill Downs. Luckily, the coronavirus didn’t cancel all of the racing action. Officials at Oaklawn Park postponed the Arkansas Derby and expanded the field to 22,…

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April 28, 2020

Without the Kentucky Derby there will be TWO Arkansas Derby Races

Nick Roush 5:00pm April 28, 2020 4/28/20 Comments Disabled

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For the first time in 75 years, the first Saturday in May will not be celebrated with the running of the Kentucky Derby. In its absence, Churchill Downs is hosting a virtual race between the 13 Triple Crown winners. Fans can win prizes by donating to the fundraiser. Even so, it’s not the same as…

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