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  • Derby winner American Pharoah a go in Preakness

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.

    Associated Press
  • Kentucky Derby: Hollywood Attends, Reacts

    Chris Rock, Sarah Hyland and Josh Groban were among the Kentucky Derby's attendees.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Espinoza on a Derby roll with 2nd straight wins, 3 overall

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Victor Espinoza is getting pretty good at winning the Kentucky Derby.

    Associated Press
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    American Pharoah wins the 141st Kentucky Derby (25 photos)

    Despite facing a stacked field of talent, American Pharoah lived up to the hype by winning the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby.

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  • The Latest: Keep black cats away from Baffert

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — 9:45 p.m.

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  • Private Zone wins Churchill Downs Stakes

    Private Zone was the front-running winner in the $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes as Bayern faded badly Saturday in his season debut. Many in the record crowd of 170,513 at Churchill Downs expected a victorious return for Bayern, the 4-5 favorite making his first start since winning the Breeders'…

    The Associated Press
  • Favorite American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

    (Reuters) - Favorite American Pharoah, using a sweeping move from the outside, won a thrilling duel with Firing Line to claim the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday. For jockey Victor Espinoza, it was his third Kentucky Derby triumph and…

  • Horse racing - American Pharoah reigns at Kentucky Derby

    - Favorite American Pharoah stormed to victory in the Kentucky Derby as jockey Victor Espinoza clinched back-to-back wins in America's most prestigious horse race. The two-year-old trained by Bob Baffert hit the front just past the final turn to finish ahead of Firing Line in second and Dortmund in…

  • International Star scratched from 141st Kentucky Derby

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — International Star was scratched from the Kentucky Derby early Saturday, leaving 18 horses to run for the roses.

    Associated Press
  • Kentucky Derby 2015: A wide-open race?

    Thoroughbred racing fans are expecting a full field of 20 horses in this year's 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Louisville's historic Churchill Downs early Saturday evening. Seven of the 20 horses in the field have earned at least 100 points in graded stakes races that lead to Louisville,…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Horse racing-American Pharoah rules Derby, next stop Preakness

    American Pharoah confirmed his status as a Triple Crown favorite after running down Firing Line to win Saturday's Kentucky Derby, and trainer Bob Baffert sees no reason to stop now. A victory in the May 16 Preakness and June 6 Belmont Stakes for the classy colt would produce thoroughbred racing's…

  • Horse racing-American Pharoah rallies to win Kentucky Derby

    * Firing Line finishes second, Dortmund takes third * Fourth Kentucky Derby win for trainer Bob Baffert (Adds quotes and detail) May 2 (Reuters) - American Pharoah, using a sweeping move from the outside, won a thrilling duel with Firing Line to claim the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at…

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    141st Kentucky Derby scenes (21 photos)

    They call it " The Greatest Two Minutes in Sport " for a reason. The top horses in the country put it all on the line for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. Catch all of the best shots from the day's exciting events.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Habitat wins Dexter Cup for 3-year-old trotters at Freehold

    Habitat took the lead early on and posted a 3 3/4-length victory in the $133,170 Dexter Cup for 3-year-old trotting colts at Freehold Raceway on Saturday. Driven by Yannick Gingras, Habitat trotted the mile in 1:56.4 in the first big race in New Jersey leading up to the Hambletonian on Aug. 8 at…

    The Associated Press
  • Horse racing-Record-equalling 2,000 Guineas triumph for O'Brien

    Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien recorded a record-equalling seventh triumph in the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket when he saddled the Ryan Moore-ridden Gleneagles to victory in the first British Classic of the season on Saturday. O'Brien, master of the huge Coolmore racing operation at Ballydoyle, improved…

  • American Pharoah gives trainer a long-awaited 4th Derby win

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three times in seven years, Bob Baffert left the Kentucky Derby empty-handed. Two seconds and a sixth-place finish by the wagering favorite.

    Associated Press
  • Horse racing-Results of Saturday's 141st Kentucky Derby

    May 2 (Reuters) - Results of the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday (listed in finishing order, horse, jockey): 1 American Pharoah, Victor Espinoza 2 Firing Line, Gary Stevens 3 Dortmund, Martin Garcia 4 Frosted, Joel Rosario 5 Danzig Moon, Julien Leparoux 6 Materiality, Javier…