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American Pharoah completes final pre-Kentucky Derby workout

Martin Garcia rides Kentucky Derby hopeful American Pharoah during a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah put in his final workout before the Kentucky Derby, and trainer Bob Baffert says his colt is quite comfortable with the track at Churchill Downs.

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Several Kentucky Derby hopefuls get workouts in before rain

Kentucky Derby hopeful Tencendur grazes outside Barn 42 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, April 25, 2015, under the watchful eye of exercise rider Blair Golen.  (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — One week ahead of the Kentucky Derby, several horses completed their workouts at Churchill Downs before the rain came down.

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Keen Ice moves into Ky Derby field with Madefromlucky out

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Trainer Todd Pletcher is down to four possible starters next week in the Kentucky Derby after Madefromlucky dropped out.

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25 stakes races highlight Churchill Downs’ spring meet

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs’ spring meet opens with an impressive slew of stakes races leading up to next weekend’s Kentucky Derby.

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New track announcer taking the mike at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs’ new track announcer takes his place with the panoramic view on Saturday when the track’s spring meet opens, but Travis Stone says he has already been cramming for his biggest assignment — calling the Kentucky Derby next month.

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