NCAA to reduce aluminum bats power

...approved rule changes designed to reduce the performance of aluminum bats and take some of the firepower out of the home run derbies of recent years, effective in the 2000 season. The change calls for bats to produce batted-ball speeds of no more than...

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Awesome Again upsets Skip Away

...Downs. Trainer Bob Baffert, winner of the last two Kentucky Derbies, scored a 1-2 finish with Silverbulletday and Excellent Meeting...races dating back to a 12th-place finish in the 1996 Kentucky Derby that Skip Away has finished worse than third. Gentlemen, whose...

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Trainers won't catch 'Plain Ben'Jones for most Kentucky Derby wins

...history of the Kentucky Derby.Regardless of today's...category of number of Derbies won. From 1938 through...a horse in a Kentucky Derby that finished worse than...saddling two starters in a Derby to be opposed by only...evaporated. But even then, Derbies were contested by horses...

Derby notebook: Trainer Bob Baffert can do without black cats

...Louisville and third-place Derby finisher Dortmund started...seventh jockey to win three Derbies and the sixth to win in...jockey wins the Kentucky Derby," Baffert said in praising...winning his first two Derbies, but fell short in winning...Stakes.Just before the Derby, the wife of American...

Bob Baffert is becoming racing's grateful elder statesman, evolving from a brash newcomer

...attitude. Winning back-to-back Kentucky Derbies with horses that had shots at winning...turn someone's head. He won a third Derby in 2002 before War Emblem stumbled out...He'll take another shot with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah...

Time will tell if this is a special crop of 3-year-olds

...an eighth, won the Florida Derby in 1:46 and 4/5ths and...While the times for the '57 Derby (Iron Liege) and Preakness...Sunland Park and Arkansas derbies, as well as the Wood Memorial...Pharoah required 2:03 to win the Derby, the second slowest time on...

Bayern Munich clinches Bundesliga title

...2-1 loss at Torino on Sunday in a derby marred by fan violence.It was only...first time Torino has won the league derby in 20 years. Since Torino's last win in April, 1995, it had lost 13 derbies and drawn four.Before the match...

California Chrome is early 5-2 favorite for Kentucky Derby

...California Chrome in the Santa Anita Derby, drew the No. 11 post for...Bob Baffert, a three-time Derby winner with two starters...along the rail has won three Derbies since 2007.California Chrome...first female jockey to win the Derby. She was fifth last year with...

Troubled trip in crowded 1974 Kentucky Derby led to 'The Little Current Rule'

...100th running of the Kentucky Derby thundered down Churchill Downs...1974 field was the largest in Derby history.Thoroughbred racing...few riders to win consecutive Derbies. But, alas, this celebration...to have a chance in the 100th Derby's big field, he trained well...

Kentucky Derby timeline

...Murphy back-to-back Derby victories and made him...first jockey to win three Derbies.May 11, 1892: African...rider to win the Kentucky Derby when he guidedAzra to...won back-to-back Derbies are: Isaac Murphy...win his first Kentucky Derby when he sent Ferdinand...

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