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  • Guy Gets Dropped With One Punch at The Kentucky Derby (VIDEO)

    Guy Gets Dropped With One Punch at The Kentucky Derby (VIDEO)

    It’s that time of the year again, when thousands of millionaires meet up in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. As more and more people arrived at Churchill Downs and the beer & alcohol started flowing, problems began to arise. Not known for fights or brawls during this event, […]

  • The 11 Winners of Horse Racing’s Triple Crown

    The 11 Winners of Horse Racing’s Triple Crown

    American Pharaoh has taken the Preakness and the Kentucky Derby titles, so all that’s left to join the ranks of Triple Crown-winning horses is a win at the Belmont in New York. Should American Pharaoh be able to defeat the field there, he will join 11 other curiously named fellas in the annals of horseracing history. However, knocking down […]

  • Gronk and Brady are at the Derby, Welker Sits This One Out (Pic)

    Gronk and Brady are at the Derby, Welker Sits This One Out (Pic)

    After a very eventful Kentucky Derby last year, with Tom Brady looking dapper while Wes Welker milled about high on molly, Gronk and Brady both made an appearance this year. I mean, who needs club drugs when you have Gronk? Gronk’s pretty much his own, legal club drug. We can call it YoSoyFiesta. It makes […]

  • Intense Jockey’s Headshot Delights Kentucky Derby Viewers (GIF)

    Intense Jockey’s Headshot Delights Kentucky Derby Viewers (GIF)

    The thing about jockeys is that they often pack seven feet of intensity into only about five feet of jockey.  But even compared to other jockeys, Shaun Bridgmohan is unusually intense. He’s the man who rode Commanding Curve into a surprise second place finish at the Kentucky Derby, but he made an impression before the […]

  • 9 Celebrity Sports Stars Spotted At The 2013 Kentucky Derby

    9 Celebrity Sports Stars Spotted At The 2013 Kentucky Derby

    Last weekend’s 139th running of the Kentucky Derby brought out a fair amount of celebrities, and there was no shortage of well-known athletes among them. Coaches and players, college players and professional retirees: Everybody wanted to be in on the action. And why not? If they let Jason Biggs strut around the red carpet like […]

  • 15 Things You Might Not Have Known About the Kentucky Derby

    15 Things You Might Not Have Known About the Kentucky Derby

    This Saturday is the first Saturday in May, so you know what that means: it’s time for the 139th running of the one and only Kentucky Derby. The most famous horse race in America has long been billed as “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” and whether or not that is actually true, there […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 3rd) – Big Brown

    This Day In Sports History (May 3rd) – Big Brown

    It was on this day in 2008 that Big Brown won the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby.  Big Brown entered the race as a 2-1 favorite and would defeat Eight Belles by four and three-quarter lengths. After finishing in second place, three year old philly Eight Belles was euthanized immediately following the race due […]

  • 11 Horses That Almost Ended The Triple Crown Drought

    11 Horses That Almost Ended The Triple Crown Drought

    This past Friday, sports fans everywhere (and probably more than a few gambling addicts) had their hearts broken when it was announced that I’ll Have Another—winner of the both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness—would not be going for American horse racing’s Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes. The champion horse had a nagging tendon […]

  • 17 Gorgeous Women Spotted At The 2012 Kentucky Derby

    17 Gorgeous Women Spotted At The 2012 Kentucky Derby

    The other day, Total Pro Sports brought you a list of the goofiest hats at the 2012 Kentucky Derby. Today, we bring you something even better: a list of the gorgeous women underneath those hats. I mean, it’s only fair. After all, there were so many charming ladies at the Derby this year, why should […]

  • Worker Murdered At Kentucky Derby Identified As Adan Fabian Perez

    Worker Murdered At Kentucky Derby Identified As Adan Fabian Perez

    The storyline resembled something you would see on CSI or Criminal Minds, as the body of a murdered worker was found in a barn at Churchill Downs the morning after the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby.  Unfortunately for Adan Fabian Perez, this time the story was all too real. Perez, a 48-year-old Guatemalan groomer at […]

  • The 21 Goofiest Hats At The 2012 Kentucky Derby

    The 21 Goofiest Hats At The 2012 Kentucky Derby

    Every year on the first Saturday of May, millions of people who otherwise have no interest in horse racing suddenly become captivated by so-called “most exciting two minutes in sports”—the Kentucky Derby. This past Saturday’s event, won by I’ll Have Another, was the 138th “Run for the Roses,” and it was certainly huge pop culture […]

  • Cyndi Lauper Drops The F-Bomb During Kentucky Derby Parade (Video)

    Cyndi Lauper Drops The F-Bomb During Kentucky Derby Parade (Video)

    Hearing that I’ll Have Another won the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at 15-to-1 odds was surprising for some.  Equally surprising were the words coming from the mouth of Cyndi Lauper during the 2012 Pegasus Parade on Thursday, which is just one of the many events that takes place in Louisville, Kentucky, […]