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  1. Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Fallon's Puppies Accurately Predict American Pharoah to Win (Video)

    4:16 pm 5/2/2015

    "The puppies were right!!!" the talk show host tweeted after the race on Saturday.Read more

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  2. Kentucky Derby: Hollywood Attends, Reacts

    2:06 pm 5/2/2015

    Chris Rock, Sarah Hyland and Josh Groban were among the Kentucky Derby's attendees.Read more

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  3. Ashley Judd to Narrate NBC Kentucky Derby Open

    6:33 pm 5/1/2015

    NBC said she's the first woman to voice the opening of its Derby coverage since it started broadcasting the event in 2001.Read more

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  4. Watch California Chrome Co-Owner's Angry Rant on TV After Losing Triple Crown (Video)

    12:19 pm 6/7/2014

    In an interview after his horse lost his bid for the Triple Crown, Steve Coburn said horses that don't run the Kentucky Derby shouldn't be allowed to run the Belmont Stakes, and singled out the winner as a coward.Read more

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  5. NBC's Racing Reporter Talks California Chrome's Triple Crown Chances, Risks of Getting Kicked on the Job (Q&A)

    8:00 am 6/5/2014

    "In-the-saddle reporter" Donna Brothers, who will conduct post-race interviews on horseback at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, tells THR why the favorite has a better chance of making history than his predecessors. Read more

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  6. Belmont Stakes: NBC Beefs Up Coverage as Triple Crown Hopeful Looks to Boost Ratings (Video)

    9:59 pm 6/2/2014

    As California Chrome attempts to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 36 years, NBC is doubling its coverage and airing a special documentary on the thoroughbred Cinderella story.Read more

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  7. 'GMA' Alums Josh Elliott, Sam Champion Reunite on The Weather Channel (Video)

    7:04 am 5/2/2014

    The two celebrate Elliott's NBC Sports debut with mint juleps in the former "GMA" anchor's first TV appearance since leaving the ABC morning show.Read more

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  8. TV Ratings: 2013 Kentucky Derby Fetches 16.2 Million Viewers, Nearing 2010 High

    9:11 am 5/7/2013

    Falling shy of the big haul in 2010, the 139th running of the horse race still ranks as the second-most-watched since 1989.Read more

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  9. TV Ratings: Kentucky Derby Matches 21-Year High

    11:37 am 5/5/2013

    Overnight returns for the NBC Sports telecast are up 16 percent from 2012.Read more

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