Double the Joy: Trainer/Jockey Duos Who Won Roses and Lilies

Sat May 18 2024Jennifer Kelly

The 150th Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby were memorable for more than the milestone anniversaries for both classics. When Thorpedo Anna took the Oaks and then Mystik Dan eked out a Derby victory, they gave Kenny McPeek and Brian Hernandez, Jr. a rare double victory, just the third trainer/jockey combo to win both races in the same year. The previous pairs include multiple Hall of Famers, each leaving their mark on the sport through their achievements under the Twin Spires.
2024 Preakness Stakes Coverage; Breaking News, Odds, Analysis, Expert Picks | May 18, 2024

Sat May 18 2024TwinSpires Staff

TwinSpires will be here LIVE starting at 10:30 AM EST giving you the latest race entries, replays, odds, and more for the second leg of the Triple Crown!
Meet the jockeys and trainers of Preakness 149

Fri May 17 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Following the scratch of Muth, eight horses are slated to contest the 2024 Preakness (G1) at Pimlico. Seven trainers and eight jockeys will help those horses run to their full potential in the second leg of the Triple Crown.
Top 5 storylines for 2024 Preakness Stakes

Fri May 17 2024Kellie Reilly

The scratch of morning line favorite Muth dominated the headlines on Wednesday of Preakness Week. Moreover, it removed a pivotal talking point: would Muth confirm the form of his Arkansas Derby (G1) victory over next-out Kentucky Derby (G1) hero Mystik Dan?
2024 Preakness Stakes Latest News and Notes

Thu May 16 2024TwinSpires Staff

The 149th running of the Preakness S. is quickly upon us. Our Preakness News and Notes offers all our coverage in one place to act as the ultimate guide to aid in your betting experience.
Thursday Thoughts with Jason Beem May 16, 2024

Thu May 16 2024Jason Beem

Jason discusses the Preakness (G1), how it changes with Muth scratched, and more!
Tall Tales of the Track, Kentucky Derby Edition: Close Encounters of Unlucky Kind

Tue May 14 2024Jennifer Kelly

Sometimes the difference between winning and losing is nothing more than a bit of bad luck, as jockey Charley Kurtsinger discovered in the 1936 Kentucky Derby.
Faded Glory: Forgotten Kentucky Derby Winners (Whiskery, 1927)

Wed May 08 2024Jennifer Kelly

The history of the Kentucky Derby is rich with names that have left their mark on this classic race: Bradley, Woodward, Chenery, and Whitney, owners who all celebrated more than one victory of their own. The Whitney family’s connection to the Run for the Roses spans more than a century with four wins from their long list of starters.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem May 6, 2024

Mon May 06 2024Jason Beem

Jason looks back at the success of the Kentucky Derby weekend and how important it is to build off of that.
2024 Kentucky Derby winner: Mystik Dan (18-1) wins the 150th Kentucky Derby

Sat May 04 2024J. Keeler Johnson

In the closest Kentucky Derby (G1) finish in more than a quarter-century, Mystik Dan surged up the rail and turned back late challenges to win the 150th edition of the historic race by a nose.
Storylines to watch for 2024 Kentucky Derby

Sat May 04 2024Kellie Reilly

The 150th Kentucky Derby (G1) promises to be a vintage renewal, befitting the special historical occasion.
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.
Thursday Thoughts with Jason Beem May 2, 2024

Thu May 02 2024Jason Beem

Jason gives his final thoughts and picks for the Kentucky Oaks (G1) and Kentucky Derby (G1).