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May 4, 2019

Today on KSR: It’s Derby Day!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am May 4, 2019 5/4/19

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Rise and shine, BBN! If you’re not already drowning in Mint Juleps at Churchill Downs, or getting prepared for your big Derby party, what are you waiting for? Kentucky Derby This afternoon, we will see the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby, where 20 horses will compete in “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.”…

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May 1, 2019

Morning Line Favorite Omaha Beach Scratched from the Kentucky Derby

Nick Roush 6:30pm May 1, 2019 5/1/19 Comments Disabled

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The favorite for the 145th run for the roses has been scratched. Trainer Richard Mandella announced Omaha Beach will not race in the 2019 Kentucky Derby. While suffering from a mild cough, a scope revealed Omaha Breach had an entrapped epiglottis, forcing the horse to be sidelined for Saturday’s race. Hall of Fame jockey Mike…

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Madisonville man has horse in this year’s Kentucky Derby

Drew Franklin 12:30pm May 1, 2019 5/1/19

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A self-proclaimed “Gool ol’ Kentucky boy” has a horse in this year’s Kentucky Derby. Chester Thomas from Madisonville, Ky., my hometown, is taking his Louisiana Derby-winning horse, “By My Standards,” to Churchill Downs this Saturday for the Run For The Roses. “By My Standards” went off at 22-1 in the Louisiana Derby, only to win…

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Why does Mother Nature hate the Derby?

Drew Franklin 10:15am May 1, 2019 5/1/19

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The forecast does not look good for this weekend’s Kentucky Derby, as is tradition. A quick glance at the forecast shows a 100 percent chance of rain for the day of the 145th Run For The Roses at Churchill Downs. Oaks Day, you’ll want to pack a poncho, too. From our friends at Weather.com: If…

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April 30, 2019

The Morning Line Odds and Post Positions for Kentucky Derby 145

Nick Roush 11:40am April 30, 2019 4/30/19 Comments Disabled

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The position positions and morning line odds are set for Kentucky Derby 145. As expected, the morning line favorite is Omaha Beach, running out of the 12-hole. A look at the entire 20-horse field: A few noteworthy draws… 1. War of Will was creating quite a bit of buzz on the backside following his morning…

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Four Kentucky Derby 145 Storylines

Nick Roush 11:00am April 30, 2019 4/30/19

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We’re only a few days away from the fastest two minutes in sports. Coming off the high of a Triple Crown buzz, the Kentucky Derby has plenty of intriguing storylines leading into Saturday’s 145th running for the roses. 1. Will a Favorite Win Again? Since the adoption of the Kentucky Derby prep race points system…

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April 25, 2019

Kentucky Derby Field Taking Shape

Chad Lashbrook 11:30am April 25, 2019 4/25/19 Comments Disabled

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We are now just ten days away from the 145th Run for the Roses.  All the prep races have been run and the field is basically set, although history tells us a defection or two between now and May 4th is certainly possible and almost expected.  To this point, the 3yo crop of 2019 has…

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