About 30,000 thoroughbreds are foaled each year in the U.S., 20 of
them qualify to be loaded into the starting gate at next month's
Kentucky Derby, and Dodgers manager Joe Torre is part-owner of one of
On Wednesday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., site of the May 1
$2 million Kentucky Derby, Torre will meet for the first time
Homeboykris, then return to Cincinnati in time for that night's
Dodgers-Reds game. Barring something unforeseen, Homeboykris has just
enough graded-stakes earnings to make the cut for the Run for the Roses.