Lukas-trained long shot Market King cleared for Preakness
BALTIMORE (AP) — Long shot Market King has been cleared by officials to race in the Preakness on Saturday.
Market King had been on the veterinarian's list in Kentucky after being scratched...
Everfast becomes 13th horse to enter Preakness
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 13th horse has been added to the Preakness field three days before the race.
Everfast, trained by Dale Romans, was a last-minute entry to the second jewel of the Triple...
SELMA, Texas (AP) — Justify's win in the 2018 Kentucky Derby capped a $1.2 million payday for a Central Texas woman.
Margaret Reid of Austin was at Retama Park, near San Antonio, watching and wagering the day's racing Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisiville, Kentucky.
Reid wagered $18 on a Pick 5 bet, picking which horses she thought would win the Derby and the four Churchill Downs races leading up to it.
Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Pat Day embraces life after
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Pat Day is standing on hallowed ground at Churchill Downs on a recent Monday night, but it isn't the Winner's Circle he knows so well nor the finish line he has crossed so many times with no one in front of him.
Chelsey Lathrem, second from left, was crowned Miss Teen Trimble County Fair at Wednesday's pageant. She was also named Miss Congeniality. Pictured, from left to right, are Kate Wetherton first runner-up and People's Choice; Lathrem; Ellie Buchanan, second runner-up; and Brooke Liter, third runner-up.
LOOKING BACK: Pat Day’s unlikely Kentucky Derby win turns 25
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — This was no time for Pat Day to be patient.
It paid off for a lifetime.
Known for being a strategic jockey, Day was aboard 16-to-1 longshot Lil E. Tee when the horse broke well from the gate and held his ground in the pack until he found a hole.
The horse rallied from 10th to stalk overwhelming favorite Arazi late and then pass Casual Lies to win the 1992 Kentucky Derby in 2:03.04. Day jumped off and gave praise, throwing his hands to the sky in triumph.