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Chapel, Scheinman: Derby Day

The KYC editors live blog Kentucky Derby day.

Derby Day: Scheinman vs. Andrews

John Scheinman and “Action” Andy Andrews go head-to-head in handicapping the 2012 Kentucky Derby day stakes.

Who Do You Like?

Everyone’s trying to figure who will wear that blanket of roses, even folks who absolutely have no clue. Curious minds dream big at Kentucky Derby time.

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.

2012 Kentucky Derby Field

Post positions and morning line for the 2012 Kentucky Derby, plus Action Andy and John Scheinman’s lines for the field.

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.

Black Hole Horses (Sometimes Are Dark Stars)

That’s the thing about these horses in the 20-horse Derby field. They may not figure as winners, but every once in a while, one of them jumps up and shocks us.