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DAY 4 (THURBY) - BACKSIDE AT CHURCHILL DOWNS - 5.1.14 SHOW

 


Its day 4 on the backside of Churchill Downs for the morning team as excitiment builds toward Kentucky Derby 140!

Jockey Victor Espinoza will ride the Derby favorite California Chrome.  Paul Rogers caught up with him on the backside and asked what would happen if he found himself trailing significantly down the stretch, what would he do?  

So you want to impress your friends with that perfect Kentucky Derby cocktail but you don't know where to start?  No problem!  Tim Laird has you covered!



(Photo courtesy of Linda Doane - www.doanephoto.com

Trainer Bob Baffert has four horses in the Derby this year, but can just one of them beat California Chrome?  Paul Rogers asks him that question.  

Daily Racing Forum handicapper Marty McGee has a suprise pick for the Kentucky Derby, who is is it?  He stops by to talk with Tony and Paul about this year's field.

Former Miss America Heather French Henry stops by the backside and chats with Tony, Cindi and Paul.  This year Paul even lets her sit in his chair!  

Wicked Strong was the suprising 9-1 winner of the Wood Memorial this year, but how much of a factor is this race leading up to Kentucky Derby.  Paul Rogers caught up with Gary Contessa trainer of Uncle Sigh who finished fifth in the Wood who offered his thoughts. 

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