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14 Hilarious Reactions to Wes Welker’s Suspension On Twitter

Here are the top 14 funniest reactions to Wes Welker’s suspension on Twitter.

09/03/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.

05/01/2014

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Kentucky Derby: California Chrome Is Primed To Shine

By: Kevin Martin It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 to […]

04/29/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/02/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

05/01/2013

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Doug O’Neill, Trainer Of 2012 Kentucky Derby Winner

This morning, Doug O’Neill, thoroughbred horse trainer to this year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, I’ll Have Another, cashed in his winning ticket bet on his own horse for the 2012 Kentucky Derby at Primm Valley Resort & Casino.

06/25/2012

Op-Ed: I’ll Have Another’s Owner Chose Major Payday Over Major History

LAS VEGAS (CBS Las Vegas) – If you had the chance at becoming a legend or guaranteed riches, which would you choose? The owner of I’ll Have Another appears to have opted for the money. […]

06/09/2012

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Shackleford Wins Preakness; Animal Kingdom 2nd

BALTIMORE (AP)—Soaked with sweat, Shackleford bucked and kicked until crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 gate at the Preakness. One ton of horseflesh all but screamed, “Get me out of here.” Less than […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/21/2011

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Fewer Bettors Wager On The Ponies

Tomorrow is the annual Kentucky Derby, but many would-be bettors are staying away from the race and sports books.

05/06/2011

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