Kentucky Derby

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Kentucky Derby-Winning Trainer Bob Baffert Listens to Post Malone Every Day

Apparently, the trainer of Preakness hopeful Justify is really big into "Psycho" by the face-tattooed white rapper.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.17.18
horsies

Gronkowski to Race in Kentucky Derby

There's a horse in southwest London who is headed to Kentucky. His name is Gronk... owski.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.30.18
50 states of art

The Kentucky Derby’s Official Hat Maker Shares Her Secrets

Believe it or not, the craft of couture hat making is still alive in America.
Mikelle Street
6.3.17
50 states of art

The Kentucky Derby’s Official Hat Maker Shares Her Secrets

Believe it or not, the craft of couture hat making is still alive in America.
Mikelle Street
6.3.17
horse racing

Always Dreaming Takes It: 143rd Kentucky Derby Favorite Wins for Fifth Year in a Row

Jockey John Velazquez accepted the roses for the second time in his career.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.6.17
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Keep It Classy This Derby Day with Juleps Three Ways

You need to kick off the official opening of day-drinking season in style.
Munchies Staff
5.6.17
mlb

A Horse Named After Noah Syndergaard Is Now a Kentucky Derby Favorite

And apparently, there are all kinds of horses named after Mets. Per The New York Times, there's a Cespedes, a DeGrom and a Mr. Met.
Liam Daniel Pierce
8.28.16
horses

Horses Homeboykris and Pramedya Die at Preakness Stakes

The incident brings into relief the ethical issues of pushing animals to their limit, when they have no agency.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.21.16
Kentucky Derby

How a Las Vegas Sports Betting Legend Spends Horse Racing's Biggest Weekend

Once upon a time, Alan "Dink" Denkenson was one of the biggest illegal bookmakers in America. Today, he's a professional gambler in Las Vegas, and we tagged along as he prepared for the Kentucky Derby.
David Hill
5.19.16
grand tito

Kentucky Derby Horse Injures Itself Because, Ultimately, it is a Dumb Animal

Should we even call this a sport anymore?
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.7.16
kentucky

Make the Mint Julep That Kentucky Is Really Drinking

It's always good to drink like a local, even if that means ignoring tradition.
Munchies Staff
5.7.16
Booze

Make the Classic Mint Julep of Your Jockey-Filled Dreams

Aside from a dapper seersucker suit, a serious case or the vapors, or a crushing gambling debt, there are few things more closely associated with the iconic Kentucky Derby than the equally iconic mint julep.
Munchies Staff
5.6.16
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