Category: Churchill Downs

Trainer of I’ll Have Another Says Horse Is Versatile Enough to Contend in Any Race

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

The odds were stacked against I'll Have Another in the Kentucky Derby Saturday. The horse was coming out of post position number 19 and it wasn't purchased for some crazy amount of money like many Derby horses are. It didn't matter as I'll Have Another came from behind to become ...

Animal Kingdom Owner Barry Irwin: “This will be the freshest horse in the history of racing that won the Derby and went into the Preakness.”

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Barry Irwin won't deny that he has been very vocal over his career in horse racing. To many, it was hardly a surprise that he created a stir in the winner's circle following the Kentucky Derby victory by Animal Kingdom -- a horse owned by a syndicate that is managed ...

The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports…Dick Jerardi Like Friesan Fire And I Want Revenge In The Derby

Friday, May 1st, 2009

I'd be lying if I said I know much of anything about horse racing.  I know I like to gamble on just about anything, and I know that I always watch the Kentucky Derby.  Match made in heaven!   Something about the anticipation of those two minutes and all the hoopla ...