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  • Tall Dortmund will try to dunk Kentucky Derby field

    ''When he comes out of the stall, he just keeps coming out,'' Baffert said of Dortmund. Dortmund is 6 for 6, including a 4 1/4-length victory in the Santa Anita Derby. He joins American Pharoah, last year's champion 2-year-old, as a powerful 1-2 punch in Hall of Famer Baffert's bid for a fourth…

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  • Owner Ahmed Zayat takes aim at Kentucky Derby with 3 horses

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahmed Zayat can't contain his enthusiasm at having three horses running in the Kentucky Derby. The fast-talking Egyptian businessman is alternately nervous, hopeful and tickled pink.

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  • NY bans harness trainer Luis Pena for drug violations

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York State Gaming Commission has fined harness trainer Luis Pena and banned him three years for illegally drugging horses.

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  • Irish Jasper wins Big A's Belle Harbor Stakes

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Irish Jasper won the Belle Harbor for 3-year-old fillies on Sunday, one of the trio of $100,000 stakes on closing day at Aqueduct.

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  • Horse Racing-Itsaknockout lands winning deal for Kentucky Derby

    Itsaknockout is a long shot for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, but the horse's owners have already landed a winner with a sponsorship deal to promote the championship fight that will be held later in the day. Hours before Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao square off in Las Vegas in a world…

    Reuters
  • American Pharoah completes final pre-Kentucky Derby workout

    American Pharoah put in his final workout before the Kentucky Derby, and trainer Bob Baffert says his colt is quite comfortable with the track at Churchill Downs. The likely favorite for the Derby worked five furlongs in 58.40 seconds under Martin Garcia on Sunday. Looking on was Hall of Fame…

    The Associated Press