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May 6, 2011

Live Wire: Krulik Takes the Bus

Since I was the last one in the media center the other night, I missed the van and had to take the employee shuttle. It was a memorable ride.

The Derby Drug Positive Protocol

Kentucky Confidential gets the inside scoop on exactly how a Kentucky Derby drug positive would be detected and addressed.

Derby Day: Scheinman vs. Andrews

John Scheinman and “Action” Andy Andrew go head-to-head in Kentucky Derby day handicapping.

Live Wire: Krulik’s Derby, Day 4

Just another day on the backstretch. A loose horse and Ruben Sierra are among the day’s sights and sounds.

“And They’re (Taking It) Off!”

It’s Derby Week across the board.

Podcast: Derby Media, Derby Picks

John Scheinman talks with Claire Novak and Ed DeRosa of the Thoroughbred Times about the Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Oaks Live Blog

Live blogging the 2011 Kentucky Oaks and undercard.

Ed Bain’s Kinky Stats for Kentucky Oaks Day

Ed Bain’s handicapping statistics for the American Turf and Kentucky Oaks.

Say No “Mo”

Mike Repole sat up at the dais in the auxiliary press box when he and trainer Todd Pletcher delivered the bad news everybody already knew — no Uncle Mo in the Kentucky Derby.

The Bittersweet Derby Dreams of Sunny’s Halo

It is a magnificent story of courage and perseverance. Would that its post script could be as happy.