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...Covenant Presbyterian Church; 7 p.m. Thursdays, Unity Church; free; (907) 854-1509RECRUITMENT NIGHT FOR ROLLER DERBY: 6:50 p.m. first Mondays, Red Wing Rollerway, 3065 Washington Road; recruiting skaters, referees, volunteers and...

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...

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...

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...

Kentucky Derby win raises expectations for American Pharoah

...barely had 14 hours to digest his Kentucky Derby victory with American Pharoah before hearing...eight-length victory in the Arkansas Derby tuneup that made him the favorite in the...California-based colt is the third consecutive Derby favorite to win, immediately sparking...

Many Triple Crown bids have left lasting memories

...horse with a chance to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont since Affirmed...Big Red, as he's known, wins the Derby in record time and then the Preakness in...1-10 favorite in the Belmont; Sham, the Derby and Preakness runner-up, is back for another...

Fishing tournaments

...bass weighing 24 pounds.Schedule: June 6, Kids' Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Claypit Lakes. June 8, crappie...tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 26, Kids' Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Claypit Lakes. Oct. 4, bass tournament...

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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