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John Scheinman

Wrapping Up Kentucky Derby 138

John Scheinman wraps up Kentucky Derby 138.

Coffee with Kerry

John Scheinman sits down for coffee with Kerry Thomas, who describes how he assesses horse behavior and who he likes in this year’s Kentucky Derby.

Ten Questions for Andrew Beyer

Andrew Beyer on Bodemeister, Hansen, and Trinniberg, and why he doesn’t travel to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby.

Derby Draw Follows the Script

The post position draw for the Kentucky Derby unfolded like an early scene from a Hollywood movie, with every deserving horse getting close to their ideal post position.

Talking with Richard Migliore

John Scheinman talks with former jockey Richard Migliore about his Derby experiences, his new career as a TV analyst and his top choices for Kentucky Derby 138.

Workouts with Bruno and Molly

John Scheinman gets a view of Kentucky Derby workouts from analysts Bruno DeJulio and Molly Jo Rosen.

Talking with Dale Romans

John Scheinman talks to trainer Dale Romans about Dullahan, one of this year’s top contenders, and about the potential Derby pace.

The Smith Brothers: Carolina Roots, Flowering in Kentucky

They are two of the finest true horsemen in the thoroughbred world, and most people don’t even know who they are.

Feeling Lucky, We’re Back In Business

We launch our sophomore season of Kentucky Confidential in much the same way as hopeful horsemen, visualizing building on the success of our maiden voyage last year and arriving humbled, in awe and feeling fortunate just to be here.

Kentucky Derby Live Blog

Live blogging the 2011 Kentucky Derby and undercard.