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Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike won’t run the Preakness Stakes

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Fresh off his victory at the 148th Kentucky Derby, Rich Strike will not race at the upcoming Preakness Stakes -- the second leg of the horse racing's triple crown, the horse's owner Rick Dawson said in a statement T...

NY man cycling to all 50 states faces bull on the loose in Kentucky: ‘Imminent danger’

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Barnes, 52, of Syracuse, New York, reached the Bluegrass State on April 15. The next day, he made a quick visit to capital no. 36 for him: Frankfort.  Amid his travels, Barnes encountered friendly Kentuckians, acts o...

Jockey Sonny Leon seems as surprised as anyone by Rich Strike’s long-shot Kentucky Derby win

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There may be some people who believed they could strike it rich with the racehorse Rich Strike -- whose 80-1 odds in the 148th Kentucky Derby made him one of the longest shots in the race's history -- but his jockey...

He considered leaving the horse business after tragedy struck. Now this trainer just won the Kentucky Derby

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Nearly six years ago, Eric Reed almost called it quits from the horse training business. A fire engulfed one of the barns at his Lexington, Kentucky, equine center, in the middle of a December night, killing 23 thor...

Kentucky Derby 2022 results: Rich Strike pulls off incredible upset in first leg of Triple Crown

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Sonny Leon, in his first Derby, rode Rich Strike to the winner’s circle. The horse, which hadn’t won a race since Maiden Claiming at Churchill Downs last September, somehow pulled together in the final few yards to g...

Long-shot Rich Strike wins the 148th Kentucky Derby

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In a stunning upset that sent the crowd roaring, Rich Strike won the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.  The horse entered the race at 80-1 odds -- the biggest long-shot ...

Kentucky Derby 2022: What to know about first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown

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The year’s derby will be one of the more interesting ones in recent memory since legendary trainer Bob Baffert will not be allowed at the track as he’s serving a 90-day suspension. The ban was given to him by Kentuck...

Kentucky Derby travel guide for a Louisville getaway

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Held annually at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, there’s much to see and do in this captivating city at the crossroads of the South and the Midwest.  If you're heading to town for Derby Day, the spring Kentu...

Kentucky Derby leads off Triple Crown without Bob Baffert

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Baffert’s absence while suspended shadows over the race, particularly because two horses he trained for a significant period of time are among the top contenders. Former assistant Tim Yakteen would get the credit if ...

Federal judge temporarily blocks new Kentucky abortion law from being enforced

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A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked a broad Kentucky abortion law, which includes a 15-week ban, from being enforced. The law, HB 3, which had gone into effect last week, bans most abortions after 15 wee...

From Kentucky to Hollywood: Inside Johnny Depp’s difficult childhood and rise to stardom in his own words

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As it turns out, despite acting for a living and becoming a main draw at the box office, once the cameras stopped rolling on set, Depp’s own life at home would have all the makings of a true drama, according to his w...

Kentucky legislature overrides governor’s veto of sweeping abortion bill

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Kentucky's GOP-controlled legislature on Wednesday overrode Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear's veto of a broad abortion bill that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, restricts access to medication abortion ...

Kentucky governor vetoes ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy

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Washington, DC Kentucky Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed a sweeping abortion bill Friday that would have banned most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, restricted access to medication abortion and made it more...

Kentucky governor vetoes bill incorporating ‘anti-critical race theory,’ calling it a step backward

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Democratic Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has vetoed a bill that contains elements of an "anti-critical race theory" bill that he says "tries to police classroom discussions on topics such as race." Beshear vetoed the b...

This Kentucky farm had a Highland cow baby boom: See the photos

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This month, TC Highlands Farm in Pleasureville, Kentucky, shared images of its baby cows on Facebook. At the farm, Kristin Carmack and her 15-year-old daughter, Tristin, raise registered Scottish Highlands cattle and...

Kentucky appeals court denies Bob Baffert’s motion for stay

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As a result of the order signed by Acting Chief Judge Allison Jones, the Hall of Fame trainer’s suspension is scheduled to begin on Monday. "The Court emphasizes that it makes no determination of the merits of Baffer...

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