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Doc's Sports Kentucky Derby Results
Rusults of the 132nd running of the Kentucky Derby.
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Doc's Sports Kentucky Derby Winners
Below lists the Kentucky Derby Winners since its existence in 1875. The race takes place each year on the first Saturday in May. Also listed with the Kentucky Derby Winners is the Jockey that rode the champion and his finishing time. If you see a (T) listed with the Kentucky Derby Winners that indicates that the horse went on to win the triple crown.
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2006 Kentucky Derby Post Positions Are Set, Let the Derby Begin
by Trevor Whenham - 05/04/2006
The pageantry of Kentucky Derby week officially began Wednesday afternoon with the post position draw. In recent years this has turned into a real event as owners and trainers try to pick the best position available for their horse. This year the draw was moved to downtown Louisville so a crowd could enjoy it. Any excuse for a party at Derby time.
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Kentucky Derby Offers Monumental Payouts
by Mike Hayes - 05/02/2006
I've long considered it to be a good day at the track if I have enough money left at the end of the last race to fill up my gas tank and maybe buy a decent dinner. Not so, however on the first Saturday in May. That's when I'll be chasing the real money.
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Looking for a Kentucky Derby Longshot
by Trevor Whenham - 05/01/2006
Most of the talk leading up to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday will be about the impressive favorites like Brother Derek, Lawyer Ron and Barbaro. We've learned time and again, though, that it's often not one of those favorites that will wear the Roses.
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Three-year-olds Most Likely to Claim the Derby
by Greg Melikov - 05/01/2006
Several of the Kentucky Derby's top contenders were among six horses that ran in the claiming ranks at least once during their career.
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Some 2006 Derby Contenders Have a Distinct Advantage
by Greg Melikov - 4/24/2006
For the 132nd time 3-year-olds will take to the Churchill Downs main track for America's Race. Of more than 425 horses nominated for the 2006 Triple Crown, only 20 or fewer will run in the Kentucky Derby.
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Bob Baffert Gearing Up For Another Run at the Winner's Circle
by Trevor Whenham - 04/19/2006
The world is a better place when Bob Baffert is a contender at the Kentucky Derby. The silver-haired trainer is one of the most colorful characters in all of sports, never mind horse racing. He has made the Derby interesting to watch since he showed up in 1996 and he has been behind some of the great racing stories of the last ten years.
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2006 Kentucky Derby Futures Props
by Chris, the Impaler - 04/18/2006
With only a few short weeks before the Run for the Roses, many offshore sports investment parlors have hung proposition bets on the 132nd running of the Kentucky Derby on May 6. If you bet on Triple Crown races and want some pre-Derby action before the public wakes up, but don't want to risk a futures Win bet on the Kentucky Derby, peruse a few proposition bets that Bodog and Nine Sportsbook offer for the first leg of the Triple Crown.
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Ten Tips on Betting the Kentucky Derby
by Greg Melikov - 04/17/2006
Here's the Top 10 list on what to do or avoid when handicapping the 132nd Kentucky Derby, Dave Letterman style, so pay attention:
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Road to Louisville Stops at Hot Springs, Lexington
by Greg Melikov - 04/13/2006
The Blue Grass Stakes has produced the most runners of any major Kentucky Derby prep - 22. Of the 17 winners that hit the board, 11 smelled the roses.
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2006 Florida Derby Preview
by Greg Melikov - 03/27/2006
This year's Florida Derby, I'm sorry to say, lives up to its date - April Fool's Day. That's because the prep is either too close or not far enough away from the Kentucky Derby.
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Road to the Roses Features $1 Million Saturday
by Greg Melikov - 03/13/2006
Saturday's racing spotlight will be on four different tracks where a dozen of the Top 25 3-year-olds will attempt to make their case to stay on the Road to the Roses.
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Kentucky Derby Report -- An Expert Looks at Horses Hoping to Run at Louisville
by Greg Melikov - 02/27/2006
One of my favorite racing writers is Steve Haskin, the award-winning veteran renowned for his Kentucky Derby commentary.
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Kentucky Derby Injuries: Juvenile Jinx Continues
by Greg Melikov - 02/21/2006
This past Saturday I was at the Aladdin to watch the fight card they had by Top Rank. From some of the reports of the fights I have read, I have to say that they were pretty inaccurate as to what actually happened. I read some report that had said some fights were landslides, another fight was an easy win; but I don't think so.
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Numbers Tell Part of the Kentucky Derby Story
by Greg Melikov - 02/08/2006
The quintessential race of the Triple Crown happened on June 9, 1973. That Belmont Stakes is etched in the memory of most thoroughbred racing fans, including mine, since it's replayed many times on TV as the Kentucky Derby approaches.
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Kentucky Derby: Is the Dosage System Getting Harder to Swallow?
by Greg Melikov - 01/31/2006
For decades leading up to the 1990s, the so-called Dosage System was right on the money in designating top contenders in the Run for the Roses.
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2006 Kentucky Derby Future Odds -- A Bit To Early To Cap The Field
by Greg Melikov - 01/24/2006
The futures for the Run to the Roses is at hand. Is a bit too early? I say Y-E-S.
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