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2018 Kentucky Derby Facts & History Infographic + Most Gambling-Addicted States – WalletHub Reports

With the 144th Kentucky Derby around the corner, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released a pair of reports, one showcasing fun facts about the first leg of the Triple Crown and another analyzing which states have the biggest gambling problems. Below are some highlights from each report. 2018 Kentucky Derby Facts & History: $209.2 Million – Total amount wagered on the 2017 Kentucky Derby.   $500 ... Read More »

Favorite American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

Louisville, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – Champion colt American Pharoah, sent off as the 5-2 favorite, blew past Firing Line and stablemate Dortmund to capture Saturday’s 141st running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Last year’s champion 2-year-old, trained by Bob Baffert, notched a length victory over 9-1 fourth pick Firing Line with 4-1 second choice Dortmund, also trained ... Read More »

American Pharoah, Dortmund favored in Kentucky Derby

Louisville, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – American Pharoah and Dortmund, both from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, have been made the favorites for Saturday’s 141st running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/4-mile Run for the Roses, the opening leg of racing’s Triple Crown, has an approximate post time of 6:24 p.m. ET ... Read More »