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Beginning in 2013, The Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve changed the entrance eligibility requirements from graded stakes earnings to cumulative points earned in a series of qualifying races.  The series begins with 10-4-2-1 point races in September of the preceding year, and culminates with several 100-40-20-10 point races in March and April.

In 1919, Sir Barton swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes, becoming the first Thoroughbred to do so.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Friday, April 26, 2019) – The 10th annual Taste of Derby presented by Angry Orchard will kick off the 145thKentucky Derby weekend with delicious culinary experiences from award-winning chefs from the United States’ racing regions, including Louisiana, Florida, and California. The event takes place on Thursday, May 2, at the KFC Yum!

Featuring America’s Best Racing’s deep roster of talented contributors, including former ESPN SportsCenter weekend anchor now-turned radio personality Bram Weinstein, who serves as the host of “The Winner’s Circle”; retired Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens; and Dan Tordjman, “The Winner’s Circle” presented by SB Nation Radio brings together these accomplished racing insiders to share their knowledge, tips, insights, and opinions by offering a unique, weekly perspec

Making the Grade, which will run through the 2019 Belmont Stakes, focuses on the winners or top performers of the key races, usually from the previous weekend, who could make an impact on the Triple Crown. We’ll be taking a close look at impressive winners and evaluating their chances to win classic races based upon ability, running style, connections (owner, trainer, jockey), and pedigree.

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