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With the 143rd Kentucky Derby set to take place this past weekend, get your binoculars and your mint julep ready because we've gathered some of the best destinations around the world to take in the glamour and tradition of The Races.
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Now Nyquist is the only horse in position to replicate the feat.
Horse finished fifth in this year's Kentucky Derby
A Toronto man visiting Louisville for the Kentucky Derby was shot and killed in what appeared to be a robbery attempt late Saturday, local police say. Scott Hunter, who worked as a bartender at the Ho...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A Canadian tourist in the U.S. to attend the Kentucky Derby was shot to death while fighting off three people who robbed him at random amid the festivities at the famed horse race, p...
Over the past eight months, I have had the pleasure of being one of Conrad Black's editors. His blogs have arrived weekly from prison like clockwork. Often I wondered how he wrote these from prison. I don't just mean the mechanics (because those were obviously an issue: How do you get access to a computer? Do you have Internet?). But how did he manage to keep up on everything? Reading his highly informed and topical blogs you would never know this was a man almost entirely cut off from the information sources we take for granted. Here's the bottom line: The key to Conrad's survival has been his mind.
Before you watch the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby today, consider the following wretched statistics. Each year approximately 37,000 thoroughbreds are born in the United States and registered with the Jockey Club. In 2010, more than 112,000 American horses were slaughtered in Mexico and Canada. An estimated 33,600 of those killed were young, healthy thoroughbred racehorses.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - I'll Have Another looked like just another horse at the Kentucky Derby.Until the final furlong, that is.That's when the Canadian-owned chestnut colt — sold for a paltry US$11,000, ri...