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Always Dreaming! Wins the 143rd Running of the Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby Winner

I was like a “dream come true!”

Congratulations to “Always Dreaming”, Trainer Todd Fletcher and Jockey John Velazquez

Always Dreaming:  How it began!

With ceiling fans spinning high above the seats, wood floors creaking under dress shoes and high heels, and the best view of the best horses running through the upstate New York summer, the box-seat area of Saratoga Race Course is a magical place where top achievers in the sport gather to dope out the next race or socialize with one another.

Kentucky Derby Trivia Wins the 2017, 143rd Kentucky Derby?

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Kentucky Derby Trivia

  • Odds that any one thoroughbred born in North America this year will run in the 2008 Kentucky Derby: 1,700-1 or greater. There are about 34,000 thoroughbreds born annually in North America. And an untold number born in the rest of the world. At most, 20 will run in the Kentucky Derby.
  • Odds the crowd will get it right and pick the winner: 2.6-1.

2017 Kentucky Derby Contenders, News, Trivia and Odds

Kentucky Derby Latest Odds

The 2017 Kentucky Derby will take place on Saturday, May 6, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.  Post Time is scheduled at 6:34 p.m. ET and will be televised on NBC.

Get the latest Odds Here

The post positions have been drawn for the 2017 Kentucky Derby, as Always Dreaming and Classic Empire remain the favorites to capture glory at the Run for the Roses on Saturday.

Belmont Stakes Winner Creator

Creator wins the Belmont Stakes

Creator  and jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. sailed past the finish line to win the 148th running of the  Belmont Stakes.

The final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, took place at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.

Creator, who is owned by WinStar Farm LLC and trained by Steven M. Asmussen , was 16-1 at post time, made a late charge to edge Destin (8-1) by a nose at the wire to win.

Watch the Race Replay of the Belmont Stakes Here