Handicapping the 2010 Kentucky Oaks and Derby

There’s no Endorsement for the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby. As a matter of fact, there’s no Interactif or Eskendereya either. But if you’re Looking for Lucky or have a hankerin’ for Sidney’s Candy, you just might end up a winner. Join us on Thursday as we get the lowdown on the horses running in the 2010 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks this weekend at Churchill Downs.  Listen to the Show
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