Lookin At Lucky favored in 20-horse field for 136th Kentucky Derby

Karl Watson, Mike Pegram and Paul Weitman’s Lookin At Lucky, America’s champion 2-year-old of 2009 and a winner of six of eight career starts, has been installed as the 3-1 morning line favorite for Saturday’s 136th running of America’s greatest race, the $2 million-guaranteed  Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) at Churchill Downs.

Stables will make donation and dress jockeys in pink to support 'Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure'

Grace Stables and Stonestreet Stables announced Wednesday that they will make a financial contribution and have their jockeys wear pink this season to support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and its funding of breast cancer education and research.

Endorsement sidelined by injury, Interactif not entered

WinStar Farm’s Endorsement is out of the Kentucky Derby (G1) due to a non-displaced condylar fracture in his right front leg.

The Sunland Derby (G3) winner worked four furlongs in :47 2/5 Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs with trainer Shannon Ritter in the saddle, but he exited the breeze in discomfort and x-rays revealed the injury.

Media Alert: Kentucky Derby 136 Post Position Draw

When: Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Oaks favorite Blind Luck gallops 1 1/2 miles...Velazquez confirmed to ride Pletcher's Ailalea

AGE OF HUMOR (post position 4, jockey Rajiv Maragh) – Twin Creek Farm’s Age of Humor drew post position No. 4 for Friday’s Kentucky Oaks, a spot that trainer Mike Maker was pleased with.

“She did fine,” Maker said.

Conveyance drills 'bullet' five furlongs...Awesome Act works half-mile...Dominguez, Rosario secure mounts

AMERICAN LION – WinStar Farm’s Illinois Derby (GIII) winner American Lion had a quiet morning on Tuesday, the day after he worked five furlongs in 1:02.60 for trainer Eoin Harty.

Blind Luck is strong favorite in Friday's 136th running of the Kentucky Oaks

Mark DeDomenico, John Carver and Jerry Hollendorfer’s  Blind Luck, a three-time Grade I stakes winner, tops a stellar cast of 14 3-year-old fillies entered Tuesday for Friday’s 136th running of the $500,000 Kentucky Oaks (GI) at Churchill Downs.

Awesome Act, Conveyance work

Kentucky Derby contenders Awesome Act and Conveyance turned in their final major preparations on Tuesday morning, breezing over the muddy track at Churchill Downs.

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Texas Man wins free $100,000 'Dreambet' on Kentucky Derby136 through CNBC 'Call the Close' sweepstakes

If you had the chance to make a $100,000 wager on one horse to win the 136th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, who would you pick? That’s the lucky dilemma facing Glen Fullerton of the Houston, Texas, area, as the winner of the first-ever “Call the Close” $100,000 Kentucky Derby DreamBet Sweepstakes sponsored by Churchill Downs Incorporated and presented in partnership with the financial news network CNBC.