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By Kitten, Sports Network The 137th running of the Kentucky Derby will have 19 entrants as Uncle Mo predictably scratched Friday morning. One of the 19 is Derby Kitten, who got in after Tobys Corner was withdrawn due to injury.. Any method of handicapping Saturday's Kentucky Derby is just about as good as any other. Because, after the failures of the early favorites during the prep season, this year's Run for the Roses is wide open. That, however, will not stop us from trying. LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - Three participants in this weekend's Kentucky Derby have a chance to leave their mark as the first woman to win the Run for the Roses. In the 136 previous runnings of America's most famous horse race,. By THE NEW YORK TIMES The Rail's contributors welcome this year's Kentucky Derby guest picker, the Louisville men's basketball coach, Rick Pitino. He knows a thing or two about sports in Kentucky, having led the rival Wildcats to the national. LOUISVILLE, Ky. - No one would deny that winning the Kentucky Derby is difficult, in particular owner Ahmed Zayat, who has quickly learned that when it comes to America's best-known race, it's prudent to expect the unexpected.. The 2011 Kentucky Derby will be run on Saturday in Louisville, and among the many pastimes that come with it, marveling at the horse names ranks up there with the best of 'em. And with names like Uncle Mo,. (EndPlay Staff Reports) - The 4-1 favorite in Saturday's 137th running of the Kentucky Derby is Dialed In, who was assigned post 8 in the field of 20 3-year-olds entered to run. The $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Ky., could be the site. May 17, 1875: America's oldest continuously held sporting event, the Kentucky Derby, was first run. The race was won by Aristides, whowas ridden and trained by African Americans Oliver Lewis and Ansel Williamson, respectively.. On Derby Day, Versus will go on the air at 11 am and present eight races from Churchill Downs until 4 pm, before NBC is back in the saddle from 4 pm to 7 pm, including the race itseld. Versus will then follow with a half-hour Kentucky Derby Wrap-Up.. Soldat who is by War Front is an example of a Kentucky Derby horse whose sire is known for getting sprinter-milers, not 1 1/4-mile horses. LEXINGTON, Ky. North American sires have become more speed-oriented over the last.

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