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One change Derby group gets right

We are 113 days from the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. This will be the first of many columns focused on, quite frankly, the only race that matters to the mainstream media and the nonracing public.

South Point hosts renowned jockey, sportscaster

One of the things I love about Las Vegas is, if you wait long enough, many of the great ones will come to you. That will be the case at the South Point race book at 11 a.m. Wednesday, when jockey Gary Stevens and sportscaster Dick Enberg will do a meet and greet hosted by Ralph Siraco.

Two $1 million stakes races at Pennsylvania track

There are two $1 million stakes in North America this weekend at a racetrack you might not guess: Parx Racing. With two seven-figure purses fueled by an on-site casino, the Pennsylvania Derby and Cotillion co-headline an outstanding card in Bensalem, Pa.

Imports add class to Arlington Million card

The Arlington Million on Saturday holds a special place in American racing history. It was the world’s first million-dollar horse race and has had so many rich highlights, including a nose win by John Henry over The Bart in the first running in 1981.