The 135th Kentucky Derby will be run shortly after 6:00pm Saturday, with a full field of 20 in the Run for the Roses. The early favorite, at 3 to 1, is I Want Revenge, followed by co-second favorites Dunkirk and Pioneer of the Nile, at 4-1. The third favorite, at 5 to 1, is Friesan… Continue reading Trainers, Jockeys Make Final Preps For Derby 135
Mourners packed the Kentucky Derby Museum’s garden Sunday to remember Eight Belles.
A public ceremony in remembrance of Kentucky Derby filly Eight Belles will be held Sunday at the Derby Museum. Eight Belles had to be euthanized when she broke down after finishing second in this year’s Derby. Museum spokesperson Wendy Treinen says Eight Belles is not the first thoroughbred to be interred at the site. “We… Continue reading Eight Belles Ceremony Set For Sunday
A date has been set for the memorial for the filly Eight Belles, who finished second in this year’s Kentucky Derby. She collapsed moments after the race when she suffered fractures in both front legs. Eight Belles was later euthanized on the track. The Kentucky Derby Museum announced in June the ashes of the horse… Continue reading Date Set for Eight Belles Memorial