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Kentucky Derby

May 15, 2019
Luis Saez aboard Maximum Security (7) , Chris Landeros aboard Bodexpress (21) and Jon Court aboard Long Range Toddy (18) race during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 4. Mark Zerof / USA TODAY Sports
Maximum Security owners sue Derby to reverse DQ
May 15, 2019 - 3:14pm
May 11, 2019
Luis Saez heads to the jockeys' room after completing his day at Belmont Park in Queens, N.Y., on Friday. Saez finished first in the Kentucky Derby aboard Maximum Security before being disqualified. Photo by Yana Paskova for The Washington Post.
Analysis: After Kentucky Derby uproar, its players fade into quiet routine of horse racing
May 11, 2019 - 10:23am
May 6, 2019
Luis Saez aboard Maximum Security (7) crosses the finish line during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.   Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports
Owner says Maximum Security won't run in Preakness, calls Churchill Downs 'a greedy organization'
May 6, 2019 - 11:35am
May 5, 2019
Flavien Prat aboard Country House (20) in the winner's circle after winning the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes / USA TODAY Sports
Trump blames Kentucky Derby result on 'political correctness'
May 5, 2019 - 9:43am
May 4, 2019
Flavien Prat aboard Country House (20) races during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Sasturday, May 4. Country House was declared the winner after Maximum Security, the first to finish, was demoted him to 17th place. Brian Spurlock / USA TODAY Sports
Hold your horses: Country House wins 145th Kentucky Derby in stunning decision
May 4, 2019 - 6:46pm
May 3, 2019
Kentucky Derby jockey Mike Smith talks with a reporter at Churchill Downs on Monday, April 29. Mark Zerof / USA TODAY Sports
Jockey Smith gets surprise Kentucky Derby mount; field set at 19
May 3, 2019 - 4:34pm
May 2, 2019; Louisville, KY, USA; An exercise rider works Kentucky Derby entry Game Winner during morning workouts at Churchill Downs. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
Before the gates open, here's a look at some interesting Kentucky Derby facts
May 3, 2019 - 2:13pm
May 2, 2019
Game Winner, trained by Bob Baffert, receives a bath after morning workouts Sunday, April 28, at Churchill Downs. Mark Zerof / USA TODAY Sports
With Omaha Beach scratched, Game Winner lands on coveted favorite line at Kentucky Derby
May 2, 2019 - 10:36am
May 1, 2019
Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched
May 1, 2019 - 8:17pm
April 30, 2019
Roadster is brought to the track as trainer Bob Baffert watches Monday, April 29, prior to this weekend's Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Mark Zerof / USA TODAY Sports
Baffert, trio of contenders chase Kentucky Derby history
April 30, 2019 - 9:17pm
Richard Mandella dries the nose of Kentucky Derby hopeful Omaha Beach after workouts Tuesday, April 30, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Jamie Rhodes / USA TODAY Sports
Omaha Beach 4-1 Kentucky Derby favorite after post draw
April 30, 2019 - 1:44pm
June 5, 2018
Mike Smith aboard Justify (7) wins the 143rd running Preakness race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., on May 19. Amber Searls / USA TODAY Sports
Favored Justify draws the rail for Belmont
June 5, 2018 - 9:21pm
Mike Smith aboard Justify (7) beats Javier Castellano aboard Audible (5) to the finish line to win the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 5. (Mark Zerof / USA TODAY Sports)
Justify wins 144th Kentucky Derby
May 5, 2018 - 7:58pm
May 4, 2018
An exercise rider works out Kentucky Derby hopeful Justify on Tuesday, May 1, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The race is scheduled for Saturday afternoon, May 5. Jamie Rhodes / USA TODAY Sports
Saddled with curse, Justify goes for Kentucky win
May 4, 2018 - 6:14pm
May 3, 2018
An exercise rider works Kentucky Derby entry Justify Thursday, May 3, at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes / USA TODAY Sports
Early Kentucky Derby favorite Justify draws No. 7 post
May 3, 2018 - 5:41pm
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