Posts Tagged Thoroughbred racing

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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22 horses entered for 141st Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twenty-two horses have been entered for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, two more than the maximum field of 20.

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Derby entrant Itsaknockout touts Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Kentucky Derby hopeful Itsaknockout is ridden by exercise rider Carlos Cano during a morning workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The worlds of horse racing and boxing will cross paths at the Kentucky Derby.

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At 79, D. Wayne Lukas chases another Kentucky Derby win

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas watches horses workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Trainer D. Wayne Lukas has a more relaxed attitude about the Kentucky Derby at this late stage of his Hall of Fame career.

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Pletcher chasing another Kentucky Derby with multiple horses

Trainer Todd Pletcher looks over his Kentucky Derby horses outside his barn after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In the unpredictable world of horse racing, Todd Pletcher is as steady and predictable as they come.

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