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Photo gallery: Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs

June 12, 2012

Although no Triple Crown was in store this year, you can still see behind the scenes at the 138th annual Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

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Derby winner to have minor throat surgery

August 17, 2009

Elmont, N.Y. -- Mine That Bird, the 3-year-old gelding that won this year's Kentucky Derby, will undergo minor surgery Tuesday morning for an entrapped epiglottis.

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Derby winner's papers stolen, replaced in time for Belmont

June 3, 2009

Louisville, Ky. -- A burglar stole the registration papers for Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird from his trainer's truck overnight Tuesday, but officials at Churchill Downs replaced them by afternoon, ensuring that the horse can compete in Saturday's $1 million Belmont Stakes.

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Veterinarian is part owner of Kentucky Derby winner

May 5, 2009

As cameras flashed, a veterinarian joined the elite crowd inside the winner's circle at this year's Kentucky Derby.

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Derby accident spurs stronger look at track safety

June 1, 2008

Lexington, Ky. — Veterinarians played a key role in handling another high-profile racetrack tragedy — this time at the Kentucky Derby — and they're working with the racing industry in the aftermath to help improve Thoroughbred-racing safety and equine health and safety in general.

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Derby biosecurity keeps racers afoot

June 1, 2006

Louisville, Ky. — The Thoroughbred racing Mecca was amid heightened biosecurity following recent outbreaks of equine herpesvirus and a mysterious illness that claimed the life of Kentucky Derby contender With a City.

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