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Kentucky Derby

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.

05/01/2014

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Kentucky Derby: California Chrome Is Primed To Shine

By: Kevin Martin It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 to […]

04/29/2014

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Listen To The Steve Sandmeyer Show – Friday, May 3rd

Steve & Bill talk with Seattle Times sports columnist Bob Condotta, The National Post sports columnist John Lott, Tacoma Rainiers radio announcer Mike Curto, CBS Sports boxing expert Lyle Fitzsimmons, and Emerald Downs Director of Publicity Joe Withee Listen to the 3:00 p.m. […]

1090 The Fan–05/03/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

1090 The Fan–05/02/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

1090 The Fan–05/01/2013

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Best Mint Juleps in Puget Sound

The Kentucky Derby is about to get underway in early May. You can don a wide-brimmed hat, and head out to one of these Seattle area restaurants for Kentucky’s favorite spring cocktail, the Mint Julep.

04/25/2012

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Best Kentucky Derby Celebrations in Seattle

Saturday, May 7 is the day for big hats and mint juleps. And we don’t even have to be in Kentucky to celebrate.

05/06/2011