Ashley Anderson

Ashley Anderson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She previously worked as a staff writer in her hometown before serving as an editor for Bleacher Report while based in New York and LA. She's a fan of the New England Patriots, Louisville City soccer, college football and basketball, and is still trying to quit the fantasy football league she joined back in 2013.

Longshots and value plays for Churchill Downs racing on May 25

Fri May 24 2024Ashley Anderson

Churchill Downs will feature an 11-race card on Saturday over Memorial Day weekend, headlined by the $250,000 Keertana S. for fillies and mares in Race 10.
Winning Colors Stakes trends and field analysis

Fri May 24 2024Ashley Anderson

On Memorial Day, May 27, Churchill Downs will host the 21st edition of the Winning Colors S. (G3), a six-furlong sprint for older fillies and mares that was first run in 2004 at the famed Louisville racetrack.
Top 10 fastest Kentucky Derby times in history

Fri May 03 2024Ashley Anderson

From a legendary Triple Crown winner to a high-priced yearling who stole the heart of a Japanese racing enthusiast, here are the 10 horses with the fastest winning times in Kentucky Derby history.
10 Top Winning Kentucky Derby Jockeys of All Time

Fri May 03 2024Ashley Anderson

Here we recount the riders who have celebrated triumph inside the Winner's Circle most, as we list the top 10 winningest Kentucky Derby jockeys of all time.
Top 10 Most Successful Trainers in Kentucky Derby History

Fri May 03 2024Ashley Anderson

Based on overall number of victories, as well as second- and third-place finishes, here are the 10 most successful trainers in Kentucky Derby history.
How has the winning time of the Kentucky Derby changed over time?

Mon Apr 29 2024Ashley Anderson

Below we explore how the average winning Kentucky Derby time has transformed over history.
Kentucky Derby race length and distance: how long is the race?

Sun Apr 28 2024Ashley Anderson

To beat out a field of up to 20 three-year-olds vying for the Kentucky Derby crown and the customary garland of roses, it takes a combination of strength, stamina, and tactical speed to breeze through a 1 1/4-mile race in nearly 120 seconds.
Keeneland Expert picks Friday, April 26

Fri Apr 26 2024Ashley Anderson

Keeneland expert picks: Thursday, April 25, 2024

Wed Apr 24 2024Ashley Anderson

It’s the second to last day of the Keeneland Spring Meet, and we’ve got a nine-race card on tap for Thursday.
Keeneland expert picks: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tue Apr 23 2024Ashley Anderson

We kick off the final week of the Keeneland Spring Meet with an eight-race card on Wednesday.
Keeneland expert picks: Sunday, April 21, 2024

Sun Apr 21 2024Ashley Anderson

It’s the final Sunday of the Keeneland Spring Meet, with closing day slated for Friday, April 26. We’ve got top picks in the first five races for Sunday’s nine-race card.
Keeneland expert picks: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Fri Apr 19 2024Ashley Anderson

It's the final Saturday of the Keeneland Spring Meet! The Grade 2 Elkhorn and the Grade 3 Ben Ali are the main features on the 10-race card at Keeneland.
Keeneland expert picks: Friday, April 19, 2024

Fri Apr 19 2024Ashley Anderson

The Grade 3 Doubledogdare is the main feature on Friday’s 10-race card at Keeneland