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September 1, 2020

Art Collector Scratched from Kentucky Derby 146

Nick Roush 9:12am September 1, 2020 9/1/20

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Just before horsemen prepared to draw post positions for Kentucky Derby 146, one of the top contenders pulled out of the race. Art Collector will not run in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby after suffering a minor foot injury. “He grabbed himself yesterday morning training,” trainer Tommy Drury told Jennie Rees. “It was still very sensitive this morning.…

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August 31, 2020

NYRA Bets presents 5 different ways to wager at your Kentucky Derby party

Nick Roush 3:00pm August 31, 2020 8/31/20 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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August 28, 2020

Appeals court upholds Maximum Security’s disqualification from 2019 Kentucky Derby

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm August 28, 2020 8/28/20 Comments Disabled

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The 2020 Kentucky Derby is just over a week away, but the winner of the 2019 race has finally been made official. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit made the decision on Friday to uphold the decision to disqualify Maximum Security from the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby, crowning second-place finisher…

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August 27, 2020

9 Kentucky Derby Cocktails to sample on the first Saturday in September, presented by NYRA Bets

Nick Roush 10:00pm August 27, 2020 8/27/20

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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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August 26, 2020

10 Days till the Kentucky Derby: 10 Facts about the Run for the Roses

Nick Roush 3:00pm August 26, 2020 8/26/20 Comments Disabled

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We are ten days away from the unprecedented 146th running of the Kentucky Derby. Coronavirus has taken the “feel” away from the Kentucky Derby. Typically the weeks leading into the Derby feature fireworks, a marathon, a balloon race and dozens of other events that build toward the crescendo of the first Saturday in May. Now…

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August 22, 2020

Today on KSR: Two Weeks till Derby

Nick Roush 10:00am August 22, 2020 8/22/20

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The fastest two minutes in sports is only two weeks away. Instead of brisk, spring mornings in the Bluegrass, we are greeted with humid August air. More than 170,000+ fans will not pass through the turnstiles at Churchill Downs either. Friday afternoon the track reversed coursed by announcing its gates will remain shuttered Sept. 5.…

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August 12, 2020

Churchill Downs closing infield for Kentucky Derby

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:18am August 12, 2020 8/12/20

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In response to recent developments with the coronavirus, Churchill Downs is adjusting its plan for the Kentucky Derby. This morning, the racetrack announced that there will be no general admission to the September 5 event, meaning the infield will be closed. All in all, less than 23,000 fans will be allowed in, approximately 14% of…

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August 4, 2020

Gov. Beshear says he wants to see changes to Kentucky Derby plans

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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The upcoming Kentucky Derby is currently slated to allow fans, but that plan could soon change. During a Tuesday afternoon press conference, following the Indy 500’s decision to not allow fans, Governor Andy Beshear said that he wants to see a change of plans to next month’s Kentucky Derby regarding attendance along with the addition…

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June 26, 2020

Now is the Best Time to Bet on Tiz the Law to Win Kentucky Derby 146

Nick Roush 11:30am June 26, 2020 6/26/20 Comments Disabled

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Do you like money? Then boy, do I have a treat for you. A day after Churchill Downs announced its doors will be open for a limited number of fans to attend Kentucky Derby 146 on Sept. 5, the fine folks from TVG released Futures Odds for the race. Belmont Stakes winner Tiz the Law is…

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June 25, 2020

There will be fans at Churchill Downs for Kentucky Derby 146

Nick Roush 9:19am June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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It’s happening. On the first Saturday in September fans will be in the stands when the best three-year-old thoroughbreds in the world race in the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby. Governor Andy Beshear also approved Churchill Downs’ plans to host fans for the Kentucky Oaks, held the day prior on Sept. 4. Of course,…

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