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KENTUCKY DERBY
For over a century and a half, race fans have looked forward to Kentucky Derby day. Horse Racing Radar brings you the latest news on the Derby from The Road to the Kentucky Derby prep races to the action on the first Saturday in May. Visit regularly for the latest updates in Kentucky Derby news, analysis, handicapping tips, and more.
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LATEST NEWS, ARTICLES AND HANDICAPPING TIPS

Here are our most recent news posts, articles, and handicapping tips.
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Baffert Releases Statement on MEDINA SPIRIT

Statement states MEDINA SPIRIT was treated for dermatitis.

5/11/2021
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Medina Spirit Tests Positive for Betamethasone

The horse tested for 21 picograms of the anti-inflammatory joint injection.

5/9/2021
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Kentucky Oaks Card Recap

The six graded stakes races in our Friday recap.

5/3/2021
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Kentucky Derby Follow Up.

Updates, comments, and reactions after the Derby

5/2/2021
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Medina Spirit Wins the 147th Kentucky Derby

The $1000 colt gives Bob Baffert his record 7th Kentucky Derby win.

5/2/2021
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Kentucky Derby Contest Results

Here are the results from today's Kentucky Derby Handicapping Res

5/1/2021
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How to Pick the Kentucky Derby Winner

A few things recent Derby champs have in common.

5/1/2021
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Kentucky Oaks Handicapping Contest Results

It was a ping-pong day of a contest with the leaderboard switching hands after each race.

4/30/2021
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MALATHAAT Wins the 147th Kentucky Oaks

Pletcher, Nichols and Velazquez react to the win.

4/30/2021
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PODCAST - The Player's Edge with Carson Kressley
2021
TV personality Carson Kressley and the crew make their Kentucky Derby picks and more.

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King Fury Scratched from Kentucky Derby
2021
McPeek's Derby entry King Fury scratched due to fever.

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Rock Your World Breeding Rights Acquired
2021
Spendthrift Farm made the announcement yesterday prior to Derby weekend.

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Kentucky Derby Card Preview
2021
Saturday’s $6.5 million card, headed by the 147th running of the Run for the Roses.

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Ava's Grace Scratched from Kentucky Oaks
2021
Filly goes to Hagyard for injury.

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Kentucky Oaks Card Preview
2021
Six graded stakes races worth $3 million on Friday’s KY Oaks card

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Derby Profile of Bourbonic
2021
The Todd Pletcher Trainee ranks 7th on the Derby Leaderboard with 100 points

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My Most Memorable Kentucky Derby
2021
It’s one I’d rather forget, but can’t...

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Kentucky Oaks and Derby Post Draw Times Announced
2021
Post Position draws to be held Monday and Tuesday of this week.

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Caddo River Out of the Kentucky Derby
2021
Brad Cox confirms the colt will not run in next weekend's Derby.

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Get Her Number Out of Derby, Keepmeinmind In
2021
Get Her Number ruled out of Derby after working Saturday.

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Elusive Quality Stakes Preview
2021
Looking at the top contenders to hopefully fatten Kentucky Derby bankrolls.

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PODCAST - Special Guest, HoF Jockey Mike Smith
2021
Mike gives us fantastic insight into the Kentucky Derby and what you should be looking for.

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1994 Kentucky Derby Memories
2021
A personal story of my favorite Kentucky Derby.

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Latest Updates On the Upcoming Kentucky Derby 2021
2021
A look at who's in and who's out as we head towards Derby Day.

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Derby Profile of Rock Your World
2021
The John Sadler trainee ranks 6th on the Derby Leaderboard with 100 points.

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Derby Profile of Super Stock
2021
The Steve Asmussen trainee ranks 3rd on the Derby Leaderboard with 109 points.

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Flashback: The 2001 Kentucky Derby
2021
A wild and memorable ‘Run for the Roses’ by Monarchos and Jorge Chavez.

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Derby Profile of Dynamic One
2021
The Todd Pletcher trainee ranks 15th on the Derby Leaderboard with 40 points.

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Concert Tour Out of the Derby
2021
Bob Baffert has confirmed that Concert Tour will not run in Derby.

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Kentucky Derby Hopefuls Arrive at Churchill Downs
2021
A look at the possible line up for Derby Day.

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Derby Profile of Midnight Bourbon
2021
The Steve Asmussen trainee ranks 10th in the Derby Leaderboard with 66 points.

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Oaklawn Park Stakes Recap
2021
Four stakes races including the $1 million Arkansas Derby in our recap.

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Keeneland Stakes Recap
2021
Six stakes races in our Keeneland recap, plus a new Triple Crown opponent emerges.

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The 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby is Over
2021
Two Keys to finding the Derby winner.

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AR Derby and Lexington Stakes - Who's In and Out
2021
The road to the 2021 Kentucky Derby ends in Arkansas.

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Oaklawn Stakes Preview
2021
Four graded stakes races worth over $2.1 million purse money, first Post Time is 12:02 PM CT.

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Greatest Honour Off the Derby Trail Due to Ankle
2021
Florida Derby winner to take a 60 day break.

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Derby Profile of Known Agenda
2021
The Todd Pletcher trainee ranks 5th on the Leaderboard with 102 points.

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Kentucky Derby Leaderboard Update
2021
After a huge weekend of racing, the KY Derby leaderboard has been shaken up!

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Derby Profile of Like The King
2021
The Wesley Ward trainee ranks third on the Derby Leaderboard with 104 points.