Life remains normal for Kentucky Derby winner Country House

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Country House isn't a racing rock star even after winning the Kentucky Derby. And Tuesday's announcement that he won't run in the Preakness, ending any chance ...

Commission denies Maximum Security disqualification appeal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has denied the appeal of Maximum Security's disqualification as Kentucky Derby winner for interference, saying the stewards' decision is not...

Maximum Security will not run in Preakness

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The owner of Maximum Security says the horse will not run in the Preakness and will appeal his disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner. Gary West confirm...

Maximum Security's Preakness status unclear after Derby DQ

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The next stop in the chase for the Triple Crown is the Preakness, though both Maximum Security and Country House remain noncommittal for the May 18 race following Maximum Securi...

Maximum Security owner: Derby disqualification 'egregious'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards' disqualification of his horse's Kentucky Derby victory as "egregious" and said he was pondering his next step, incl...

Showers again are part of colorful scenes at Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Funny how the threat of rain changes priorities for Kentucky Derby spectators. For sure, scores of women wearing big, colorful hats dotted the landscape at Chu...

Serengeti Empress goes wire-to-wire for Kentucky Oaks win

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Serengeti Empress went wire-to-wire to win the $1.25 million Kentucky Oaks by 1 3/4 lengths over Liora on Friday at Churchill Downs. The start featured a scary...

Some basic tips for betting on horse racing, Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Picking a horse to win the Kentucky Derby is easy. Placing a bet is as close as a cellphone, tablet, computer or even a smart TV with internet access. But for ...

Omaha Beach is 4-1 favorite for the 145th Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Omaha Beach is the 4-1 early favorite for the Kentucky Derby after drawing the No. 12 post position. Bob Baffert-trained Game Winner is the 5-1 second choice f...

Bellafina is 2-1 choice for Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bellafina is the 2-1 morning line favorite for the 145th Kentucky Oaks after drawing the No. 4 post position in the marquee race for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs. ...

No. 1 seed Virginia outlasts No. 12 Oregon 53-49 in NCAAs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ty Jerome scored 13 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:34 remaining, and No. 1 seed Virginia reached its second regional final in four years with a 53-49 victory over...

Herro's 29 points rally No. 4 Kentucky past Arkansas 70-66

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Herro had career highs of five 3-pointers and 29 points, including two free throws with five seconds remaining, and No. 4 Kentucky rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat A...

No. 5 Kentucky upsets No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 in top-5 matchup

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and No. 5 Kentucky upset No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Volunteers' 19-game winning streak. ...

No. 2 Duke rallies from 23 down, beats No. 16 Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Cam Reddish made a tying 3-pointer with 1:28 left and the go-ahead free throws with 14 seconds remaining, helping No. 2 Duke overcome a 23-point second-half deficit to beat No. ...

No. 10 Kentucky coasts past North Dakota 96-58

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — PJ Washington set career highs with 25 points and seven rebounds, Tyler Herro added 18 points and No. 10 Kentucky rolled over North Dakota 96-58 on Wednesday night. ...