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Bob Baffert has top 2 early favorites for Kentucky Derby

Exercise rider Jorge Alvarez rides Kentucky Derby hopeful American Pharoah during a workout at Churchill Downs Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah was made the early 5-2 favorite Wednesday for the 141st Kentucky Derby, with Dortmund the second choice in the full field of 20 horses, giving trainer Bob Baffert the top two choices on the morning line.

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Poythress preparing for senior season after knee injury

In this Aug. 6, 2014, file photo, Kentucky's Alex Poythress speaks to the media before the team's NCAA college basketball practice in Lexington, Ky. Poythress will be the first John Calipari recruit to stay all four years with the Wildcats. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Alex Poythress will return next season from a knee injury and give Kentucky coach John Calipari something he’s never had with the Wildcats: A four-year player who is a major contributor.

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Owner names top thoroughbreds after European soccer clubs

Kaleem Shah, owner of Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund, wears the jersey of German soccer club Borussia Dortmund, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Beth Harris)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two of the great passions in Kaleem Shah’s life are horse racing and soccer.

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Ex-Louisville basketball player Jones cleared on rape charge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury has cleared former Louisville basketball player Chris Jones on rape and sodomy charges.

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Ex-Louisville basketball player Jones cleared on rape charge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Louisville basketball player Chris Jones was cleared on rape and sodomy charges Wednesday by a grand jury.

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