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  • Decoding 'Luck': Place your bets on the final race

     
    This final episode of "Luck" takes place on the day of the Western Derby, where Pint of Plain will face Southern California’s other great 3-year-old, Gettn’up Morning. Like a race card, "Luck" consists of nine episodes (although at most...
  • I'll Have Another: Kentucky Derby winner off to Pimlico after body found outside Churchill Downs barn

     
    Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another is being moved to Pimlico on Monday (May 7). Is this because of the body found outside Churchill Downs?...
  • Where to bet the Kentucky Derby in South Florida

     
    I've never been a big fan of mint juleps, but I love the Kentucky Derby. Since this year's Derby is being run on Cinco de Mayo, I think racing fans will be excused if they substitute tequila for bourbon. But......
  • 2012 Kentucky Derby TV schedule

     
    The 138th Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 5, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for the first leg of horse racing’s elusive Triple Crown (sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). Bodemeister, Creative Cause,...
  • Zenyatta continues her perfect run with Lady's Secret Stakes victory at Hollywood Park

     
    Zenyatta’s pursuit of perfection continued on Saturday, and the 6-year-old mare responded by winning her 19th consecutive race in taking the Grade I $250,000 Lady’s Secret Stakes as she ran down Switch in the homestretch to win by half a......
  • Zenyatta has final tuneup for Breeders' Cup Classic

     
    Unbeaten Zenyatta had a final tuneup Saturday at Hollywood Park in preparation for the $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs, going six furlongs in 1:11 4/5 seconds. Zenyatta, who has won all 19 of her starts,......
  • Question of the day: If Zenyatta wins on Saturday, should she be considered the greatest horse of all time? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times All debate should end over who......
  • Question of the Day: Who is going to win the Kentucky Derby?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Saturday's Kentucky Derby. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times Anyone who thinks they have......
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour' on HBO

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 8 - 14 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Jim Murray, May 8, 1961

     
    May 8, 1961: I was rooting hard for old John Longden on Saturday. You knew it was his last long ride around Churchill Downs. John has won races under all kinds of conditions, including three at Jamaica one day when......
  • Jockey Michael Baze, found dead in car, was facing cocaine charge [Updated]

     
    Michael Baze, the 24-year-old Southern California jockey found dead in his vehicle Tuesday at Churchill Downs, had been charged with first-degree possession of cocaine in November and was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Thursday, according to court...
  • Question of the day: Who will win the Preakness? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times The best horse in the Preakness is......