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tags: horse racing, Kentucky Derby, Run for the Roses, sports, streaming video Tomorrow, 20 horses will run in the world-famous Kentucky Derby. This video gives you an overview of the horses that are thought to play a major role in this year’s “Run for the Roses” [1:24]

tags: racehorses, Genuine Risk, Kentucky Derby, horse racing, streaming video Genuine Risk, pictured at age 30, was the oldest living Kentucky Derby winner. She was living at the Newstead Farm in Upperville, Va. when she died. Image: Carol T. Powers for The New York Times. The bright chestnut filly named Genuine Risk thrilled me when…

Big Brown, the favorite to with the upcoming Belmont Stakes, has suffered a minor hoof injury. It was recently announced that Big Brown, who is the favorite to win the upcoming Belmont Stakes and horse racing’s Triple Crown on 7 June in NY, has an injury that has kept him from working out since this…

tags: Big Brown, horseracing, Preakness Stakes, Triple Crown Kent Desmoreaux rides Big Brown across the finish line at the 2008 Preakness Stakes today. The horse’s ears are pricked forward, indicating that he is running easily. Image: Jonathan Ernst (Reuters). Odds-on favorite and Kentucky Derby winner, Big Brown, won the Preakness Stakes today by 5 1/4…

tags: Eight Belles, horseracing, autopsy results, streaming video Below the fold is a hot-off-the-presses streaming video report on the autopsy results for the gallant thoroughbred filly, Eight Belles (pictured), who was killed on the racetrack two weeks ago after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby. According to the results, Eight Belles did not have any…

tags: Eight Belles, horseracing, music, Storm, The Saddle Club, streaming video This streaming video has been vastly improved since the first time I viewed it. This is a tribute to the gallant thoroughbred filly, Eight Belles, who died this past Saturday after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby. This is a collection of candid images…

tags: Kentucky Derby, horse racing, racetrack surfaces, racehorses, injuries and fatalities report, Eight Belles, Barbaro Thoroughbred racehorse filly, Eight Belles, who finished second in today’s Kentucky Derby, and then was killed moments later. This morning, the book, My Guy, Barbaro: A Jockey’s Journey Through Love, Triumph, and Heartbreak with America’s Favorite Horse co-written by Barbaro’s…