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  • Nyquist has spiked a fever, delaying his trip to Belmont, via DRF's Dave Grening.Posted 2 days ago
  • Second Summer holds off Hard Aces to win the Grade 2 Californian.Posted 3 days ago
  • Exaggerator turns the tables and is victorious in the Preakness (G1).Posted 4 days ago
  • Takeover Target flies home late to win from last in the Grade 2 Dixie.Posted 4 days ago
  • American Freedom fights back for Sir Barton victory.Posted 4 days ago
  • Mizz Money holds on to take the Gallorette (G3) by a nose.Posted 4 days ago
  • Justin Squared was too fast to catch in the Chick Lang.Posted 4 days ago
  • Lady Shipman does not disappoint with a victory in The Very One.Posted 4 days ago
  • Marengo Road gets ahead to take the James W. Murphy.Posted 4 days ago
  • Awtaad upsets Galileo Gold to win the Irish 2000 Guineas.Posted 4 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
The Kentucky Derby Post
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.
Posted Saturday, April 02, 2016
Who's In, Who's Out, and Who Needs A Little Help From the Derby Gods Part II ...
Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Who's In, Who's Out, and Who Needs A Little Help From the Derby Gods ...
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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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