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Fri April 30, 2010
Horse Racing Realities Stifle Derby Dream
By Brenna Angel
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – Getting to Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May is an effort three years in the making. It's the perfect combination of breeding, training, performance, and luck.
The winners of the Kentucky Derby -- the horse, the trainer, and the farm -- are forever cemented in history. But as Brenna Angel reports, for the vast majority of other contenders, the road to the Kentucky Derby ends in heartbreak.