Ladies Rule Kentucky Oaks 138!

Taste of Derby 2012 Recap

Believe You Can gives Napravnik historic win in Kentucky Oaks

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Jockey Rosie Napravnik became the first woman rider to win the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks on Friday when piloting Believe You Can to victory over a stubborn Broadway's Alibi at Churchill Downs.

Survivors Parade at Kentucky Oaks

Kentucky (S)Oaks 138

Oaks 138 - The Anticipation Builds

A Passing Storm

The Longines Oaks 138 Fashion Contestants

Kentucky Oaks 138 Longines Fashion Contest Winner!

The Longines Oaks 138 Fashion Contest

Racing Toward Oaks

Kentucky Oaks 138 Paddock Scene

Oaks 138 - Early Afternoon

Contested Sets Stakes Record in Eight Belles Victory

Jill Baffert’s Contested swept past Good Deed in upper stretch and romped to a 4 ¾-length victory in stakes record time to win the 57th running of the $110,000 Eight Belles Presented by Xerox (Grade III) for 3-year-old fillies on Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs.

    Contested, a Kentucky-bred daughter of Ghostzapper out of the Arch mare Gold Vault, ran the seven furlongs on a fast main track in 1:21.19. The previous stakes record was established by Roxelana (1:21.97) in 2000.

Longshot Juanita Upsets Plum Pretty in La Troienne

William S. and Graydon Patterson’s Juanita  ran past 2-5 favorite Plum Pretty at the head the stretch and then held off St. John’s River by two lengths to win the 27th running of the $327,000 La Troienne Presented by Steelcase and ORI (Grade II) for fillies and mares Friday afternoon.

Oaks 138 - At the Races

Oaks 138 Fashion

Kentucky Oaks 138 Arriving Crowd

Kentucky Oaks 138 Kentucky Governor Picks

Happy Oaks Day Everyone!