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Date: 08/06/2011

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Keeneland has provided a training option for Derby hopefuls (The Associated Press)
While the path to the Kentucky Derby has wound through Florida, New York, California and other places, some hopefuls have found a quiet little stopover down the road from Churchill Downs at Keeneland. Keeneland has stabled four of 20 Derby qualifiers for various stints this month and even more filly hopefuls in the Oaks on May 6. The Blue Grass Stakes produced a possible Derby contender in winner Brody's Cause, who has another Grade 1 victory along with a third in last fall's Breeders' Cup Juvenile here. [more]

Classico wins Los Alamitos feature by 2 1/2 lengths (The Associated Press)
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) -- Classico won the $36,260 feature by 2 1/2 lengths in his first start in over two months Thursday at Los Alamitos. [more]

$1M bonus offered to horse sweeping 3 races in California (The Associated Press)
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) -- A $1 million bonus is being offered to a horse that sweeps this year's Pacific Classic, Awesome Again Stakes and the Breeders' Cup Classic, a trio of Grade 1 Southern California races. [more]

Triple Crown winner Espinoza to ride Whitmore in Derby (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this May 2, 2015 file photo, Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Ky. Victor Espinoza will have a chance for an unprecedented three-peat in the Kentucky Derby, after all. The jockey who won the Derby with California Chrome in 2014 and with eventual Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in 2015 has landed aboard long shot Whitmore, Espinozas agent Brian Beach said Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Victor Espinoza will have a chance for an unprecedented three-peat in the Kentucky Derby, after all. The jockey who won the Derby with California Chrome in 2014 and with eventual Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in 2015 has landed aboard long shot Whitmore, Espinoza's agent, Brian Beach, said Wednesday. The Derby at Churchill Downs is May 7.


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Racing Hall of Fame: Rachel, Zenyatta, Dominguez, Asmussen (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this March 12, 2010, file photo trainer Steve Asmussen nuzzles Horse of the Year, Rachel Alexandra in the paddock of the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. Champion racehorses Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, jockey Ramon Dominguez and trainer Steve Asmussen have been elected to the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame, Monday April 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Alexander Barkoff, File)

Steve Asmussen hit the jackpot seven years ago with Rachel Alexandra. Soon, they'll be together again - in the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame. ''In horse racing, it's unique in the fact that you go in (to the Hall of Fame) while you're still doing it and being honored,'' Asmussen said Monday at Churchill Downs, where he's training Kentucky Derby hopefuls Gun Runner and Creator.


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