News About: 2011 Kentucky Derby

Major Scare For Animal Kingdom In The USA

Major Scare For Animal Kingdom In The USA

17 Jun, 2011

Kentucky Derby champion Animal Kingdom has survived a close call in the Belmont Stakes which could have ended in disaster.

The horse came very awkwardly out of the barriers and then became caught up with another runner as he tried to steady up and continue.

Their feet made contact and the horse stumbled but he …

USA Horse Could Dial In $6M Pay Day

USA Horse Could Dial In $6M Pay Day

16 May, 2011

Dialed In started the Kentucky Derby as favourite and failed to win the race but a victory this weekend would more than make up for it.

He will line up in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico, a track in Baltimore for what could be a six million dollar payday for the owners.

The winners share …

Outsider Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky Derby

Outsider Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky Derby

8 May, 2011

After America’s richest race, the Kentucky Derby, was run yesterday, it was 20-1 shot Animal Kingdom who proved to be the best of the talented field.

The three-year-old overtook the leaders at the home turn and blitzed down the middle of the Churchill Downs’ home straight to win the Group 1 race.

Winning connection Barry …

Dialed In Favourite For World’s Most Famous Race

Dialed In Favourite For World’s Most Famous Race

5 May, 2011

As expected Dialed In is the early favourite for the 2011 Kentucky Derby ahead of the previous top pick Uncle Mo.

Uncle Mo was destined to being one of the shortest priced favourites in races history before an unexpected third last start and now revelations he’s being treated for an infection.

Dialed In is trained …