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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 11:03 PM EDT

Kentucky Derby Tests New Playoff System

Kentucky Derby Tests New Playoff System

This year’s Kentucky Derby is the first under a new system that awards points to winners of an increasingly challenging series of qualifying races. Supporters say the system is fairer because it awards horses...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 03:43 PM EDT

Horse of the Century: Man o' War vs. Secretariat

Horse of the Century: Man o' War vs. Secretariat

For more than 50 years Man o' War owned the unofficial title of Horse of the Century. Then Secretariat happened.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 03:48 PM EDT

Triple Crown by the Numbers

Triple Crown by the Numbers

The Belmont Stakes was first run in 1867, the Preakness Stakes in 1873, and the Kentucky Derby in 1875, but it would be decades before the Triple Crown would become the Holy Grail of horse racing. Here's a look...

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:27 AM EDT

The History of Kentucky Derby Hats

The History of Kentucky Derby Hats

The story of Kentucky Derby hats — the wide-brimmed, straw fashion statements that ride into Churchill Downs each year atop the heads of well-heeled spectators — is a story of American enterprise. Col....

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NJ Student Shot at Frat House Party

NJ Student Shot at Frat House Party

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Inmate Dies Shortly After Arriving at Prison

Inmate Dies Shortly After Arriving at Prison

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City Chocolate Factory Reopens

City Chocolate Factory Reopens

Blasius Chocolate Factory reopens after being closed for unpaid taxes. Mayor Nutter's office said they were warned about their unpaid taxes before they were closed.

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Boater Overboard in Bucks Co.

The man went overboard in Neshaminy State Park and didn't resurfaced.

Minimum Wagers Can't Afford to Live in Philly

Minimum Wagers Can't Afford to Live in Philly

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