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Nest Comes Into Kentucky Oaks in Sharpest Form


The $1.25 million Kentucky Oaks (G1) will be run Friday, May 6 at Churchill Downs! The one and one eighth mile dirt race is one of the most historic and important races on the calendar. It drew an overflow field of the best three-year-old fillies in the country. The winner gets a huge purse, the iconic blanket of lilies, and recognition as the top sophomore filly in the nation.

Kentucky Derby 2022: Cyberknife Is Improving


The 2022 Kentucky Derby is coming up Saturday, May 7 at Churchill Downs. The Kentucky Derby is a great betting race because it features the biggest field in American racing: 20 of the best three-year-olds in the country running for the Roses. The winner will receive the lion’s share of a $3 million purse, the iconic blanket of roses, and a place in horse racing history.

Breeders' Cup Turf 2018 Odds


Racing for a total purse of $4 million, the Breeders' Cup Turf always draws top horses shipping over from Europe and the 2018 World Championships are no exception. Since 1984, European horses have won 21 of the 33 races and this year they look to have several of the top choices again. They'll be running 1 1/2 miles on the Churchill Downs turf course.

First Lady Stakes 2018 Picks


2018 Stanley Cup Finals Picks: Vegas Will Make History


For just second time in NHL history, the Stanley Cup final feature teams that have never won a Stanley Cup game. The Vegas Golden Knights are a first-year team, and the Washington Capitals were swept in their only previous Cup final.

Breeders' Cup Mile Odds: Preview And Future Bets


The second of the two main turf races for older horses at the 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships, the Breeders' Cup Mile differs from the Turf not only in distance, but in the fact North American-based horses have been much more successful than their European cousins.