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  • Santa Anita Derby winner Midnight Interlude wins in turf debut

     
    After finishing 16th in the Kentucky Derby and 13th in the Preakness Stakes, Santa Anita Derby winner Midnight Interlude returned to form on Friday night at Hollywood Park in his turf debut, winning the $70,000 Tsunami Slew Stakes by a......
  • Did a side bet lead to horse racing's first American Triple Crown winner?

     
    HORSE RACING LEGEND: A side bet inadvertently led to the first American Triple Crown winner in horse racing history. Due to his being a character on the popular HBO program, Boardwalk Empire, early 20th Century mobster Arnold Rothstein has become......
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Sell it like Beckham -- or Katy Perry -- for Adidas

     
    Japanese Fashion Week, which was to take place next week, has been cancelled. For obvious reasons. [WWD] (suscription required) On Wednesday, Adidas will launch the biggest marketing campaign in its history: a TV and movie theater commercial featuring a...
  • Kentucky Derby contender receives backing from ... the Village People?

     
    The Minnesota Vikings once received a surprise anthem from Prince. Fans of the San Francisco Giants joined voices with former Journey singer Steve Perry during last season's World Series run. And now a Kentucky Derby contender also is getting love......
  • Jim Murray, April 4, 1961

     
    April 4, 1961: Jockey Johnny Longden must choose between two troublesome horses for the Kentucky Derby – Flutterby or Four-and-Twenty, Jim Murray says. [He finished seventh on Four-and-Twenty, by the way—lrh.]...
  • Midnight Interlude wins Santa Anita Derby; Uncle Mo loses in New York

     
    The Kentucky Derby picture became as clear as the cloudy sky over the Santa Anita Race Track on Saturday when Midnight Interlude won the 74th edition of the Santa Anita Derby. But it wasn't his win that suddenly sent the......
  • Mr. Commons will be heard from in Triple Crown series

     
    It doesn't look like the lightly raced Mr. Commons will have enough graded stakes earnings to gain a spot in the Kentucky Derby, but the John Shirreffs-trained 3-year-old could show up for the Preakness Stakes on May 21. Shirreffs, who......
  • Just call Frankel the best horse in the world [Video]

     
    Unbeaten Frankel, a 3-year-old named after the late Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, ran away to victory Saturday in the 2,000 Guineas in Newmarket in Britain, and he left little doubt he's the best horse on the planet. Frankel......
  • Jim Murray, May 2, 1961

     
    May 2, 1961: It has been said this is a so-so field coming up to the Kentucky Derby this year, but it is only in retrospect that anyone can evaluate. A derby lineup is like a high school graduating class.......
  • Betsey Johnson goes pink with Kentucky Derby hats for breast cancer awareness

     
    The extravagant hats worn at the royal wedding were without a doubt a sight to see, but every year women at the Kentucky Derby create a fashion spectacle in hat creations that are beyond royal-worthy. Is there a more appropriate......
  • Who would win a race of the last 20 Kentucky Derby winners? [Video]

     
    Horse Racing Simulation, the most recognized name in virtual racing, along with the National Thoroughbred Racing Assn., recently released a video of their simulation featuring the last 20 Kentucky Derby winners. The field includes: Smarty Jones -- the...