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April 22, 2021

NYRA Bets wants 7 Things You Need to Know About the Kentucky Derby Field

Nick Roush 1:00pm April 22, 2021 4/22/21 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 5, 2021

Churchill Downs’ Infield is Open for Business Kentucky Derby Weekend

Nick Roush 7:00pm April 5, 2021 4/5/21

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The Kentucky Derby Infield is back. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. I REPEAT. THE INFIELD IS BACK.  You do not need a seat to enjoy two of the best days of horse racing in the world. Churchill Downs revealed Monday afternoon that general admission tickets will in fact be available to the public for the…

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March 22, 2021

Kentucky Derby releases infield seats that will only cost you an arm and a leg

Nick Roush 1:30pm March 22, 2021 3/22/21

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Churchill Downs is releasing more reserved Kentucky Derby tickets to the public at a steep cost. Friday, March 26 at noon you can begin purchasing two-day tickets to the Oaks and Derby with views from the grandstand, first turn or an infield box that seat up to six. It will only set you back at…

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September 6, 2020

Today on KSR: scenes from a crowdless Kentucky Derby

Wynn McDonald 10:00am September 6, 2020 9/6/20

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Good morning, Kentucky! It’s the first Sunday in September, and in appropriate 2020 fashion, that means we’re here today to recap the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby from last night. This year’s race, which was won by the Bob Baffert-trained third-favorite Authentic, was certainly unusual. From the empty grandstands to the muffled sound of…

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September 5, 2020

Hot Browns! Mint Juleps! Lillies! Kentucky Derby at KSBar!

Drew Franklin 11:00am September 5, 2020 9/5/20

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The bizarre September edition of the Kentucky Derby is here and there’s no better place to watch it than at KSBar and Grille! With Churchill Downs closed to spectators and Keeneland doing the same for its usual watch parties, KSBar and Grille is the next best thing for your Derby viewing experience. KSBar has the…

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September 4, 2020

“My Old Kentucky Home” WILL be played at the Derby

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm September 4, 2020 9/4/20 Comments Disabled

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Like everything, the playing of “My Old Kentucky Home” at the Derby will be a little different this year. This afternoon, Churchill Downs Senior Director of Media Services Darren Rogers tweeted that “My Old Kentucky Home” WILL be played before tomorrow’s Derby, but the tradition will be modified and preceded by a moment of silence…

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September 3, 2020

King Guillermo scratched from Kentucky Derby 146

Nick Roush 6:00pm September 3, 2020 9/3/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky Derby field just got a little bit smaller. Tampa Bay Derby winner and Arkansas Derby runner-up King Guillermo has been scratched from Kentucky Derby 146. Concerns arose Thursday morning when the three-year-old did not make it to the track for his regularly scheduled workout. Trainer Juan Carlos Avila revealed this afternoon that the…

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September 2, 2020

5 Kentucky Derby long shots you can win money with on NYRA Bets

Nick Roush 2:00pm September 2, 2020 9/2/20

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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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September 1, 2020

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Decadent and Depraved Kentucky Derby

Nick Roush 5:30pm September 1, 2020 9/1/20

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Fifty years ago Hunter S. Thompson’s career launched into the stratosphere in his hometown. Accompanied by illustrator Ralph Steadman, their journey through debauchery at the 1970 Kentucky Derby is one of literature’s cult classics as the epicenter of Gonzo Journalism. To celebrate the occasion, Flying Dog Brewery teamed up with Steadman and Willet Distillery to…

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Kentucky Derby 146: Post Positions, Morning Line Odds Set

Nick Roush 11:27am September 1, 2020 9/1/20

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The 18-horse field is set for Kentucky Derby 146. The post position draw has created an intriguing race. Morning line favorite Tiz the Law was the final horse selected in Tuesday morning’s draw that put the three favorites on the outside post. They’ll line up just outside of NY Traffic, a horse with tactical speed…

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