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Kentucky Derby

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Who is your top 2014 Kentucky Derby pick?
The Kentucky Derby is a tough race to handicap with as many as 20 horses entered and many more considered contenders in the months prior to the race as the preps are run. Which horse do you think will win the roses this year and why? Closed now, but you can see who people picked.

Kentucky Derby Central
A complete guide to finding out Derby info online from history to handicapping to traditions.

Kentucky Derby Winners and Public Auction Prices
How much is too much to pay for a potential Kentucky Derby winner at auction? The price is a lot lower than you might think based on how expensive purchases at public auction have done in the past. Just another factor to consider when handicapping the Derby.

Worst Kentucky Derby Trainers
Not all good trainers have been lucky at the Kentucky Derby. Some may win lots of other big races but have yet to win the roses at Churchill Downs. Here is a list of recent top trainers, in alphabetical order, who have entered many horses in the Derby without success. It may surprise you just how badly some have done.?

Kentucky Derby Winners
A list of all the Kentucky Derby winners with their connections, winning time, post position, odds, and winning margin plus a link to the chart for the race.

Kentucky Derby 101
An overview of the Kentucky Derby from history to handicapping to how to attend. Perfect for beginners.

Kentucky Derby Weather
The latest forecasts for Louisville.

Path to the Kentucky Derby
What path will this year's Kentucky Derby winner take to reach the winner's circle at Churchill Downs? Here is a look at past winner's final prep plus which races produce the most Derby starters.

Kentucky Derby Prep Races Stats and History
The historical significance of major Kentucky Derby prep races that have produced a Kentucky Derby winner. Includes all Derby winners from 1950-2008 and where they finished in each prep.

Review: Kentucky Derby Greatest Moments DVD
A great new DVD from Churchill Downs with video from 27 different runnings along with interviews, photos, and historical info which any racing fan should enjoy.

Kentucky Derby Barbie
Churchill Downs and Mattel Inc. have teamed up in 2009 to create the Kentucky Derby Barbie(TM) doll, complete with her own big floppy Derby hat. You can even buy a full-size replica of the hat to wear yourself!

Kentucky Derby Traditions
There are many traditions associated with the Kentucky Derby from the garland of roses to mint juleps. Attending the Derby is more than just watching a race. It is being immersed in a culture that is undeniably unique to Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby.

The Kentucky Derby Rose Garland
A brief history of and info about the garland of roses presented each year to the winner of the Kentucky Derby, the reason why the race is called the "Run for the Roses."

Singing My Old Kentucky Home
"My Old Kentucky Home" is sung very year when the horses are in the post parade for the Kentucky Derby.

The Kentucky Derby Trophy
A brief history of and info about the gold trophy presented each year to the winner of the Kentucky Derby.

The Twin Spires of Churchill Downs
A bit of history about the most recognizable landmark at Churchill Downs, the Twin Spires.

Kentucky Derby And Oaks Security
This year will be just as strict as it has been since 2002, with the exception of coolers being allowed back in the infield. Be sure to read the rules for them as they will be searched and of course no alcohol is allowed. Check here to make sure you don't bring anything they will confiscate.

Kentucky Derby Seating and Tickets
How to get tickets and where the best seats are located, plus tips for going general admission.

Review: Betting the Kentucky Derby
How to Wager and Win on America's Biggest Horse Race by Dean Keppler. Breaks the task of handicapping the Derby into easy to understand strategies that any bettor at any level of play can implement.

The 10 Fastest Runnings of the Kentucky Derby
There have been some great horses to win the "Run for the Roses" over the years, but here are the 10 fastest in the history of the Kentucky Derby.

The Best Kentucky Derby Winners
There have been many great horses to win the Kentucky Derby and many arguments over who is the best. This list uses the criteria of most year end honors won in their 3-year-old season to select the best horses to ever win the Kentucky Derby.

10 Biggest Kentucky Derby Long Shots
The Kentucky Derby has a long and glorious history, filled with both big favorites and huge upsets. Here is a list of the 10 biggest paying long shots to ever win the "Run for the Roses."

Top Kentucky Derby Jockeys
The Kentucky Derby is the big prize all owners of 3-year-old thoroughbreds lust after. For a jockey to win this race is the highlight of his career, and only a select few have won this race more than once. Here are those elite jockeys who have won the Kentucky Derby three times or more.

Top Kentucky Derby Trainers
Only a select few trainers have won the Kentucky Derby more than once. While most are long gone and part of history, a few are still training and one even has a top contender for the 2009 Derby.

Fillies in the Kentucky Derby
Information about the fillies who have run in the Kentucky Derby.

Breeders' Cup Juvenile impact on the Kentucky Derby
A statistical look at the impact the top three finishers in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile have had on the Kentucky Derby.

Review: The 10 Best Kentucky Derbies
by Staff and Correspondents of the Blood-Horse. Well-written and easy-to-read, racing fans will be captivated by the stories of these great horses who have contributed the mystique of the Kentucky Derby.

Review: Greatest Kentucky Derby Upsets
by the staff of Blood-Horse Publications. This new book covers 12 of the biggest upsets in Derby history in detail from Elwood in 1904 to Giacomo in 2005.

Collecting Derby Glasses
Lots of information about collecting the official Kentucky Derby julep glasses with links to price guides and more.

Review: Kentucky Derby Glasses Price Guide
A Comprehensive Guide to Collecting Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Glasses and Shot Glasses edited by Judy Marchman. This new 2008 edition is an invaluable tool for anyone who collects Derby, Preakness, Belmont, or Breeders' Cup glasses and shots. Photos of everything included so you can ID glasses you find.

Review: Kentucky Derby 133
This new annual coffee table book is the definitive collection of photographs from Street Sense's Kentucky Derby victory in 2007. Definitely recommended to any Street Sense or Kentucky Derby fan, but any racing fan would enjoy it.

Review: Kentucky Derby 132
This new annual coffee table book is the definitive collection of photographs from Barbaro's Kentucky Derby victory last year. Definitely recommended to any Barbaro fan but any racing fan would enjoy it.

Kentucky Derby Ticket Application Online
For the first time you can apply for tickets to the Kentucky Derby online. Applications for tickets to the 2005 running are due by September 1st, so get them in now!

Review: Derby Day
A Pop-Up Celebration of the Kentucky Derby written and illustrated by Pamela Pease. Great for kids or as a decorative item for your Derby party.

Kentucky Derby official site
The official website from Churchill Downs with news, stats, history, contenders, and more.

Kentucky Derby Crossword Puzzle
An interactive online crossword with all Derby trivia clues

Triple Crown Trivia
A trivia quiz about the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes to test your knowledge.

Derby Party Resources
Where to get supplies, food, betting games, and more to throw your own Kentucky Derby party.

Kentucky Derby
Information specific to the first jewel of the Triple Crown

Future Books
Odds lines from several sources.

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