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Bobby Flay’s Her Smile Ready to Run

By Justine Frostad — 05/06/11
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay is running a filly called Her Smile in the Kentucky Oaks. Today’s race is another milestone in Flay’s horse racing life.

Castellano Is Ready With Derby Kitten

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By Anaridis Rodriguez — 05/06/11
Think of 19 horses, 2 minutes and 2 million dollars…that is the stake at tomorrow’s Kentucky Derby. WEBN got a chance to speak to derby jockey Javier Castellano. He is riding Derby Kitten and says he’s comfortable with his post position.

Hats Take Center Stage

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By Anaridis Rodriguez — 05/06/11
Go big or go home. That’s the motto behind one of the most celebrated traditions of the Kentucky Derby…the derby hats.

Kindergarteners Take On The Derby

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By Saniya Ghanoui — 05/06/11
The Kentucky Derby is a race for 3-year olds. But this year the contenders are a couple years older…in the Kindergarten Derby.

BREAKING NEWS – DERBY HORSE SCRATCHED

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By Justine Frostad — 05/06/11
Uncle Mo will not be running in the Kentucky Derby this Saturday. Owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher made the announcement that they have scratched the colt from the Derby.

Mixed Emotions At The Derby Post-Positions Draw

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By Saniya Ghanoui — 05/06/11
This was one of the few times when being number one is not the best option. It turns out that number eight is a solid choice.
Dialed In drew eighth place in the post-position draw for the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby.

Roses Stand Out At the Derby

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By Justine Frostad — 05/05/11
It takes a lot of roses to decorate “The Run For The Roses.” That is what some people call the Kentucky Derby. Thousands of roses are sorted through by hand to make sure the best of the best are selected for the decoration.

Kentucky Derby Prep is Underway

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By Justine Frostad — 05/05/11
Horses train bright and early. Kentucky Derby weekend is fast approaching and the horses have been working on the racetrack as their trainers prepare them for their respective races.