Latest Kentucky Derby News

Arabian Knight earns Baffert record 6th win in Southwest

Jan. 28, 2023 20:25 PM EST

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Arabian Knight won the $750,000 Southwest Stakes by 5 1/2 lengths on Saturday at Oaklawn, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his record sixth victory in the race. The colt came into the Kentucky Derby prep as one of the most highly touted 3-year-olds...

Trainer Bob Baffert's ban from racing in New York is over

Jan. 26, 2023 18:39 PM EST

Bob Baffert can once again enter horses at New York’s major tracks. The Hall of Fame trainer’s one-year ban by the New York Racing Association ended Wednesday, allowing him to enter horses as soon as Thursday. “I was disappointed they even did it, but it’s...

Former assistant beats Baffert in Los Alamitos Futurity

Dec. 17, 2022 20:26 PM EST

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Trainer Tim Yakteen got the best of his former boss, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, in the $200,000 Los Alamitos Futurity on Saturday, with 10-1 shot Practical Move winning by 3 1/4 lengths. Practical Move earned 10 points on the 2023 Kentucky Derby...

Dominant Flightline aims for 6-0 at Breeders' Cup Classic

Nov. 04, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Comparisons of Flightline to legendary Triple Crown champion Secretariat may initially sound like a stretch, though they offer a hint about his dominance. The 4-year-old bay colt has yet to lose in five starts, and four of his wins have been by double-digit...