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May 2, 2021

Kentucky Derby Viewership Numbers Make History

Brent Wainscott 9:00pm May 2, 2021 5/2/21

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All eyes were on Churchill Downs on Saturday. 15 million sets of eyes, in fact. On Sunday afternoon, it was reported that an average of 15 million people tuned into the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby, NBC’s most-watched event since the NFL Divisional Round in January. pic.twitter.com/AYcMsDpaXr — NBC Sports PR (@NBCSportsPR) May 2,…

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Today on KSR: Bob Baffert wins record-setting Derby; NFL Draft wraps up

Pranavdeep Singh 10:00am May 2, 2021 5/2/21 Comments Disabled

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Happy Sunday BBN, and what a Saturday it was. The final rounds of the 2021 NFL Draft finished up, while a historic win at the Kentucky Derby gives Bob Baffert seven career Derby victories. Let’s talk about it. MEDINA SPIRIT WINS 147TH KENTUCKY DERBY Taking home his seventh Kentucky Derby Victory, Bob Baffert continued his…

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April 30, 2021

The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved

Nick Roush 9:45pm April 30, 2021 4/30/21

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Some people read “The Night Before Christmas” each Christmas Eve. Others descend into madness by reading Hunter S. Thompson’s literary masterpiece each year before the Call to the Post. “The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved” Written under duress by Hunter S. Thompson From Scanlan’s, June 1970 I GOT OFF the plane around midnight and no…

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April 29, 2021

NYRA Bets wants to know How to Make Kentucky Derby Cocktails

Nick Roush 11:30am April 29, 2021 4/29/21 Comments Disabled

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A message from our sponsor: Bet the Kentucky Derby with NYRA Bets! New players who join today will receive a free $25 bet, and also earn up to a $200 deposit match new member bonus! NYRA Bets is the official betting partner of Saratoga and the Belmont Stakes. Available nationwide in 30 states, NYRA Bets…

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April 28, 2021

NYRA Bets want 6 Horses that will be Over-Bet in the Kentucky Derby

Nick Roush 2:00pm April 28, 2021 4/28/21

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A message from our sponsor: Bet the Kentucky Derby with NYRA Bets! New players who join today will receive a free $25 bet, and also earn up to a $200 deposit match new member bonus! NYRA Bets is the official betting partner of Saratoga and the Belmont Stakes. Available nationwide in 30 states, NYRA Bets…

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11 Personnel E92: The NFL Draft and Kentucky Derby Wheelhouse

KSR 11:30am April 28, 2021 4/28/21 Comments Disabled

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We’ve somehow found two sporting events that perfectly coincide with each podcasters’ respective wheelhouse. Nick Roush is a Kentucky Derby feen. Adam Luckett is an NFL Draft savant. Combine the two and you have one wonderful hour of audio previewing the two biggest stories in sports. Highlights: It’s time to end the pre-Draft circus. Steals…

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April 27, 2021

LINK: How Jim Boeheim became part owner of a Derby long shot (that races under blue-and-white checkerboard silks)

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm April 27, 2021 4/27/21

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The Syracuse Orangemen made it to the Sweet 16 as an 11-seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament. On Saturday, Jim Boeheim will be hoping for another Cinderella run, this time at Churchill Downs. Boeheim is part owner of Hidden Stash, one of the long shots in the Kentucky Derby. He was gifted a very small…

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Houston’s “Mattress Mack” plans to make the largest wager in Kentucky Derby history

Nick Roush 1:00pm April 27, 2021 4/27/21

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I got some bad news for Essential Quality bettors. One notorious furniture store operator in Houston is prepared to take away any potential value on the Kentucky Derby favorite. Known in Texas simply as “Mattress Mack,” Jim McIngvale often ties his furniture store promotions with sporting events. Most recently his customers received money back on…

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Kentucky Derby 147: Post Positions, Morning Line Odds, Presented by NYRA Bets

Nick Roush 11:27am April 27, 2021 4/27/21 Comments Disabled

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A message from our sponsor: Bet the Kentucky Derby with NYRA Bets! New players who join today will receive a free $25 bet, and also earn up to a $200 deposit match new member bonus! NYRA Bets is the official betting partner of Saratoga and the Belmont Stakes. Available nationwide in 30 states, NYRA Bets…

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April 26, 2021

Brad Cox Eyes History in Kentucky Derby 147

Nick Roush 5:00pm April 26, 2021 4/26/21 Comments Disabled

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Each year the world’s most prestigious horse race is run beneath the Twin Spires of Churchill Downs. In the race’s 146 year history, the wining trainer has never called the Horse Capital of the World, more specifically Louisville, his hometown. That could change this year when Brad Cox saddles two Graded Stakes winners in the…

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