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  • On Leave (9-5) wins the Riskaverse for her third consecutive victory.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Chad Brown earns career victory #1,000 as Mr. Maybe scores in the John's Call.Posted 1 day ago
  • Rachel's Temper (3-1) gets the job done in the Summer Colony.Posted 3 days ago
  • Midnight Storm (3-10) holds off Om to win the Grade 2 Del Mar Mile.Posted 4 days ago
  • Camp Creek (26-1) comes from well back to pull the upset in the Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine.Posted 4 days ago
  • Time and Motion (8-5) powers by Catch a Glimpse late in the Lake Placid.Posted 4 days ago
  • California Chrome rolls to victory over Beholder and Dortmund in the Pacific Classic.Posted 5 days ago
  • Ashleyluvssugar (5-2)  just holds off Metaboss in the Del Mar Handicap.Posted 5 days ago
  • Harmonize (7-2) gets there in a blanket finish in the Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks.Posted 5 days ago
  • Songbird (1-5) gallops to ten in a row with an easy Grade 1 Alabama score.Posted 5 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
The Kentucky Derby Post
Posted Saturday, August 13, 2016
Da Big Hoss notched his third consecutive win in the $300,000 American St. Leger (G3).
Posted Thursday, June 09, 2016
The last 16 years is interesting, but it is not why I'm playing Exaggerator on the bottom.
Posted Monday, May 09, 2016
Before we move on to the Preakness Stakes let's look back at what we learned from Nyquist's win in the Kentucky Derby
Posted Saturday, May 07, 2016
Javier Castellano's ride was perfect, and so was the run by his longshot winner, Catalina Red.
Posted Saturday, May 07, 2016
With parity in the Kentucky Derby field, the trifecta is the best bet.
Posted Tuesday, May 03, 2016
A race at Churchill Downs can be very important prior to the Kentucky Derby.
Posted Friday, April 29, 2016
One of the Desormeaux brothers has been here before. No one that follows this sport can forget which one it is, and what he has accomplished.
Posted Saturday, April 16, 2016
The battle for Kentucky Derby qualification points has ended, but the 20 horse field will remain in limbo until every decision is made and all of the contenders avoid an unlucky setback.
Posted Sunday, April 10, 2016
Who's In, Who's Out, and Who Needs A Little Help From the Derby Gods Part III
Posted Friday, April 08, 2016
On the biggest Kentucky Derby prep day of the year, Bryan Brinkmeyer has three big questions to answer.
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Meet Bryan Brinkmeyer – Chicago, IL

 

Growing up across the river from the Bluegrass State I was able to spend a lot of summer days at Ellis Park, Henderson, KY. 

 

Likewise, the first Saturday in May was always a celebrated family event. In 2000, I made my inaugural Kentucky Derby appearance and since, I have made it an annual tradition because there’s no other city, or weekend, in the racing world like Louisville, KY on Derby Day. 

 

Although the story of a Kentucky Derby winner is legendary, a champions trail is what The Kentucky Derby Post is all about. The coverage begins when Juvenile season starts and continues until the field is set, the picks are in and the roses are earned. 

 

 

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