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Derby Culture

148th Kentucky Derby Silks Colors & Patterns (2022) – FINAL!

April 29, 2022 |

By LATT Staff The Kentucky Derby is nothing if not colorful. From the fashion to the saddle towels and even the red roses draped over the winner of the most prestigious event in horse racing, nothing is more colorful than the silks carried to post by each of the Kentucky Derby contenders representing each owner. […]

Six For Santa Anita Derby

April 8, 2022 |

By Margaret Ransom The field of six for Saturday’s Runhappy Santa Anita Derby (GI), which traditionally serves as the Golden State’s final and most significant Kentucky Derby (GI) prep, has been set and again in its traditional spot four weeks out from the Run for the Roses, which will be held on May 7 this […]

Jerome Stakes 2015

Morello Favored in Eight Runner Wood Memorial

April 8, 2022 |

by Margaret Ransom Eight sophomores whose connections have Kentucky Derby (G1) dreams will race 1 1/8 miles over Aqueduct’s main track in Saturday’s $750,000 Wood Memorial Stakes (GII) presented by Resorts World Casino. Two years ago, as the Covid-19 pandemic bared down on the world and tossed everyone, including the nation’s horse racing calendar, into […]

Full Field For 98th Blue Grass Stakes

April 8, 2022 |

By LATT Staff This year marks the 98th running of the Blue Grass Stakes (GI), the Bluegrass State’s most prominent prep for the Kentucky Derby (GI) every year and a consistent producer of top racehorses, whether they win under the Twin Spires or not on the first Saturday in May. The Keeneland spring meet feature […]

Tampa Bay Derby, Holy Bull Winners Square off in Florida Derby

April 1, 2022 |

by Margaret Ransom This year marks the 71st running of the Florida Derby (G1), the Sunshine State’s most important prep for the Kentucky Derby (GI), which will be held again for the 148th time at Churchill Downs in Louisville on first Saturday in May. This year the race is again sponsored by classic winner, 2007 […]

Risen Star Winner Epicenter Favored in Louisiana Derby

March 25, 2022 |

By Margaret Ransom So far, just two horses in history have completed the Louisiana Derby (GII)/Kentucky Derby (GI) double yet the Pelican State’s premier prep for the Run for the Roses still is one of the most important stops on the Triple Crown trail. Even before points determined who would make the gate or before […]

Belmont Stakes 2015

The Belmont Stakes is Rich in Racing History

May 17, 2021 |

The Belmont Stakes is Rich in Racing History: Two thirds of the Triple Crown is over, and the longest – and likely toughest – race any of these three-year-olds will ever run is upon them. The Belmont Stakes is called “The Test of the Champion,” one of the truest statements in horse racing. Only certain […]

Derby Winner Medina Spirit Favored For Preakness Stakes 146

May 15, 2021 |

  Despite Medication Controversy, All Systems Go For Rags-To-Riches Colt By Margaret Ransom Ten runners were entered for the 146th running of The Preakness Stakes (GI) at Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland, including controversial Kentucky Derby (GI) winner Medina Spirit and his stablemate Concert Tour, both for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. The pair underwent […]

Black-Eyed Susan Recipe: Official Drink of The Preakness

May 14, 2021 |

After drinking a few Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby and frolicking in the moonlight, I’m sure most of us feel relieved there is an alternate beverage to enjoy at The Preakness. Try a Black-Eyed Susan, the official drink of The 2012 Preakness. Black-Eyed Susan Recipe ¾ ounce Vodka 1 ¼ ounce Whiskey 3 ounce […]

Top Ten Preakness Party Preparations

May 11, 2021 |

The 138th running of The Preakness Stakes is set to take place on May 18, 2013 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The Preakness Stakes is the elusive second jewel of the US Triple Crown and is known at the “people’s party.” Are you ready? Below we put together a top ten list to […]

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