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  1. The Surprise Winner of the Kentucky Derby Will Skip the Preakness Sports, May 12

    Rich Strike’s owner said he had decided not to push the horse to run only two weeks after he came out of nowhere to win at Churchill Downs.

  2. Rich Strike’s Derby Win Has Given Horse Racing a Welcome Reboot Sports, May 8

    The colt’s jockey, trainer and owner are anything but racing royalty, but they are the kind of story the sport needs right now.

  3. A Knave Competed in the Sport of Kings, and Instantly Became One Sports, May 7

    At the Kentucky Derby, the 80-1 long shot Rich Strike showed that horse racing isn’t just for the humans and horses with fancy pedigrees.

  4. Donald Trump is holding a fund-raiser at the Derby, trampling on Mitch McConnell’s turf. Sports, May 7

    The price tag is $75,000 per person. McConnell won’t be around.

  5. The Derby Party Is Back On Interactive, May 7

    There are no pandemic restrictions at the Kentucky Derby this year, and the traditions are in full swing — with a few twists.

  6. What to Watch For in the 2022 Kentucky Derby Sports, May 7

    Bob Baffert’s absence creates an opportunity for trainers who have longed to win the race.

  7. Expert Picks: Who Will Win the 2022 Kentucky Derby Sports, May 5

    Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert assess the field for the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby.

  8. What to Know About the Triple Crown Sports, May 4

    Horse racing’s rarest and grandest prize begins Saturday with the Kentucky Derby.

  9. Bob Baffert Could Be Barred From New York Tracks for Two Years Sports, April 27

    A hearing officer recommended the penalty be issued after regulators in three states found him guilty of violating drug regulations.

  10. The Kentucky Derby Is Back, Without Crowding Interactive, April 30

    Here’s what it looks like on the ground of the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby.

  11. The First Saturday in ... September Interactive, September 5

    The Kentucky Derby, the oldest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., will be run without fans for the first time. Here’s what you need to know.