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Kentucky Derby 2020 winner: Authentic wins title in Louisville

Erick W. Rasco — Sports IllustratedAuthentic won the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday in Louisville, Ky., holding off pre-race favorite Tiz The Law down the stretch.The colt was piloted by jockey John Velazquez, who took home his fifth Triple Crown race and third Kentucky Derby. Authentic was trained by Bob Baffert, who…

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Kentucky Derby 2020 Video: Replay Highlights, Race Results and Breakdown

Authentic won the 2020 Kentucky Derby.Darron Cummings/Associated PressTiz the Law headed to Churchill Downs chasing the Triple Crown, but Authentic ruined those aspirations with a tremendous run Saturday at the 2020 Kentucky Derby.Authentic earned a record-tying sixth Derby win for trainer Bob Baffert, and jockey John Velazquez grabbed his third career victory in the Run…

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Kentucky Derby 2020: Early Preakness Predictions After Churchill Downs Results

Jeff Roberson/Associated PressThere will be no Triple Crown winner this year after Authentic defeated Tiz the Law at Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, but there could still be drama at the Preakness Stakes.The COVID-19 pandemic created an adjusted schedule, with the Belmont Stakes becoming the first leg of the American Classics. It will all end in Pimlico…

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Authentic wins Ky. Derby, gives Baffert tying 6th victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bob Baffert endured the lowest of lows and highest of highs within minutes in the Kentucky Derby.He was bummed before the horses left the paddock after Thousand Words reared up and fell on its side, getting disqualified and injuring Baffert’s assistant trainer. That emotion was quickly replaced by Authentic’s front-running victory that…

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Kentucky Derby prepares to run without spectators

Updated: Sept. 5, 2020 at 4:02 PM The 146th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled to run at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on September 5, 2020. The event, traditionally held in May, was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic and will run without spectators as a safety precaution. Belmont Stakes winner Tiz the…

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Kentucky Derby 2020 Post Time, TV Schedule and Weather Forecast for 146th Race

Tiz the LawCharlie Riedel/Associated PressAlthough it’s four months later than originally scheduled, the 2020 Kentucky Derby has finally arrived.The wait only makes it more exciting, right?Belmont Stakes champion Tiz the Law headlines the 16-horse field ready to gallop around the 1¼-mile track at Churchill Downs.Saturday marks the 146th edition of the historic race, though an…

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Kentucky Derby 2020 Horses: Contenders and Race-Day Overview for Entire Field

Darron Cummings/Associated PressThe 2020 Kentucky Derby will finally take place Saturday and will be unlike any other race in the event’s history.The Run for the Roses will be held four months after its scheduled date, without fans and the pageantry that typically defines the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than leading the trilogy…

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2020 Kentucky Derby: Post Time, TV Channel, Live Stream for Triple Crown Race

After a four-month delay due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Churchill Downs will host the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby this weekend.Traditionally the opening leg of the Triple Crown, the spring classic was one of the several events falling victim of the COVID-19 outbreak, which forced organizers to reschedule the race from May 2…

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Kentucky Derby 2020 Post Positions: Latest Odds, Historical Stats for Each Slot

Darron Cummings/Associated PressTiz the Law is looking to accomplish two things that have never been done before at the 2020 Kentucky Derby.The Belmont Stakes champion will try to become the first horse to win out of post 17 in 42 starts at Churchill Downs and also the first thoroughbred to win the Derby as the…

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Kentucky Derby 2020: Post Time, Race Schedule and Latest Prize-Money Info

Darron Cummings/Associated PressWe’re a day away from the 2020 Kentucky Derby, but that’s nothing compared to the four months horse racing fans have had to wait after this year’s Run for the Roses was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.Typically held on the first Saturday in May, this year’s race is being held on the…