Road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby: Baffert's Improbable Wins Los Alamitos Futurity

December 10, 2018 By Evan Chronis

After winning another Triple Crown™ in 2018, legendary trainer Bob Baffert is already looking ahead to what he can accomplish in 2019. 

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The Best Way to Purchase Kentucky Derby Tickets

December 06, 2018 By Evan Chronis

There are several ways to purchase 2019 Kentucky Derby® tickets, making a simple task actually quite daunting. 

When looking to purchase tickets for Churchill Downs® in May, you're stuck with a dilemma: with so many options, what is the best, most simple and secure way to get tickets to 'The Run for the Roses'?

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Road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby: Maximus Michief Claims Remsen Stakes

December 03, 2018 By Evan Chronis

American Road to the Kentucky Derby

Maximus Mischief  racked up 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby® standings after outlasting the competition in the Remsen Stakes at the Aqueduct Racetrack on December 1, 2018. 

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Justify vs. Accelerate: Who is Horse of the Year?

December 03, 2018 By Evan Chronis

At the conclusion of the 2018 Belmont Stakes, the Horse of the Year argument was closed. Justify had shocked the world by winning the Triple Crown™ at Belmont Park, and has become the most famous steed on the planet.

But when Accelerate beat out the competition in November at the Breeders' Cup Classic, a recount was in order.

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Road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby: November Prep Races

November 26, 2018 By Evan Chronis

The American Road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby® keeps rolling and the Japan Road has officially begun!

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3 Kentucky Derby® Parties You Need to Attend

November 19, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

The Kentucky Derby weekend is so much more than just "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports". Derby Experiences offers three exclusive parties that will take your weekend to the next level! These events are meticulously planned to ensure that guests with even the highest expectations will thoroughly enjoy themselves, creating memories that will last a lifetime. 

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Why should you go to the Kentucky Derby with Derby Experiences?

November 08, 2018 By Evan Chronis

There's a reason we have experiences in our name — it's because the Kentucky Derby® is about more than just a two-minute sprint between three-year old horses. It's about the mystique of the event as a whole, the aura of Churchill Downs® as a venue and the worldwide scope that the Derby brings to Louisville every year.

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Road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby: Game Winner Takes the Breeders' Cup Juvenile

November 06, 2018 By Evan Chronis

The Breeders' Cup World Championships® is centered around the global field of competitors in the Classic race on Saturday, but fans of the Kentucky Derby® also had their eyes peeled on the Breeders' Cup Juvenile this year.

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The History of Women Jockeys in the Kentucky Derby

October 25, 2018 By Evan Chronis
There are few rarities left in sports, but one of the truly scarce occurrences is seeing a female jockey compete at Churchill Downs®.  Read More »

The Way-Too-Early Look at 2019 Kentucky Derby Contenders

October 17, 2018 By Evan Chronis

Looking too far ahead in horse racing is a risky proposition. The sport moves incredibly fast and a horse's prime can often be confined to a handful of races. But that doesn't mean we aren't continually looking out for the next Kentucky Derby® champion. 

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

 

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.