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tags: Kentucky Derby, horse racing, race horses, Mine That Bird, sports, streaming video If you are one of the other two people in the USA who, like me, don’t own a television, you might be interested to watch yesterday’s Kentucky Derby. I know I was interested to see it, especially because a longshot with the…

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: My Guy Barbaro, horse racing, horses, Kentucky Derby, Edgar Prado, John Eisenberg, book review Like most of America, I fell under the spell of the talented athlete, Barbaro. I was riveted by his brilliance and ability. Despite Barbaro’s tragic end, I wanted to read a book that told his story, that gave him a…

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: 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…