Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby field has been reduced to 19 horses after the owners of Pablo Del Monte decided to pass on the race.

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Kentucky Derby winner Orb has been retired from racing and will stand at stud at Claiborne Farm in central Kentucky.

Churchill Downs is installing a video board bigger than three basketball courts to make sure audiences can see the races.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Three-time Kentucky Derby winner Calvin Borel has been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - It's almost six weeks until the elite 3-year-old racehorses charge down the track at Churchill Downs in this year's Kentucky Derby, but the trophy is already waiting on the winner.
 
Marc Forbes of New England Sterling of Massachusetts delivered the trophy to the Louisville track on Monday. He says the 14-karat gold trophy takes about 2,000 man hours to create. The company has made the winner's trophy since 1975.