Kentucky Derby Coverage, Zenyatta’s Son Shines, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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This is a fantastic look at how the Kentucky Derby Presented By Woodford Reserve played out, horse by horse, especially in light of this year’s disqualification. (BloodHorse)

Meet Sir Barton, the first horse to ever win the Triple Crown. (AL)

I knew I liked Gritty! The Flyers mascot is all about the Kentucky Derby. (NBC Sports)

Catch up with Zenyatta’s son Cozmic One as he shines in his new career off of the racetrack.

This is a good read about the controversy surrounding the Kentucky Derby disqualification. (The Atlantic)

I am OBSESSED with artificial intelligence coming up with racehorse names in time for the Triple Crown. (Fast Company)

Time to see which celebrities were at the Kentucky Derby! (USA Today)

Step aboard Air Horse One, the planes that fly top Thoroughbreds around the world. (NBC-2)

Who’s going to tell the goose that she’s not eligible for the race?

I love these photos from the Kentucky Derby! From the mud to the movie stars, the thrill of winning and the heartbreak of defeat by DQ, these images really capture the scene at Churchill Downs. (CNN)

By looking at DNA, scientists are learning all about horses’ lost lineages. This is a fascinating read! (Discover Magazine)

Speaking of horses and genetics, science says that speedy horses only evolved recently. (National Geographic)

Meet Jenny, a 22-year-old mare who spends her days walking around a Frankfurt, Germany neighborhood. (Associated Press)

Check out the biggest hats and the boldest outfits of the Kentucky Derby. (Sports Illustrated)

Speaking of the hats of the Kentucky Derby, this roundup is exceptional! (Baltimore Sun)

Head into the Trifecta Gala to see which stars celebrated the Kentucky Derby. (Essence)

Prince Harry thanks the horses for being at his press conference announcing the birth of his and Meghan’s son and it’s adorable.

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