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Dannielynn Birkhead at Kentucky Derby With Dad Larry–Looks Just Like Mom, Anna Nicole Smith

Dannielynn Birkhead, the daughter of the late Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead, was at the Kentucky Derby this weekend with her dad. The eight-year-old grows to look more like her famous mom with each passing year. Always a little fashion plate, Dannielynn Birkhead was dressed to the nines for the Kentucky Derby, sporting a pastel pink Monsoon dress and …

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California Chrome Winner of Kentucky Derby

California Chrome is the winner of the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby. The 2 to 1 favorite as he entered the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs, the odds weren’t in this horse’s favor. He is trained by a 77-year-old man named Art Sherman who never trained a Kentucky Derby horse before. In addition California Chrome never raced …

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Kentucky Derby 138: Ky’s Most Exciting Two Minutes

Dubbed “the most exciting two minutes in sports”, the Kentucky Derby is an event steeped in tradition that draws people from all over the world every year. Kentuckians have grown up with those traditions–which include outrageous hats, cigars, and mint juleps–and most can’t help but look forward to the day that sees the 20 best race horses vie for the …

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Churchill Downs Tornado Damages Stables, Frees Horses

Last night Louisville, Kentucky was the latest city to make tornado news, as a series of storms hit Kentucky Derby site Churchill Downs. Although the tornado damaged buildings and threw debris around the track, nobody was reported injured as a result of the storm. “Several barns have been damaged, some substantially,” Spokesman John Asher told Reuters. “There’s a lot of …

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Churchill Downs Buys For $126 Million

Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI), home of the Kentucky Derby, has agreed to buy online horse wagering firm in a cash-and- stock deal valued at $126.8 million.

The deal would give Churchill Downs over $700 million worth of the $1.4 billion online horse wagering market. Churchill Downs already owns online horse betting site

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