As always, the reach of SbB stretches across the country, and last time we checked, Louisville is still in the country. So, as the Derby closes in on the starting horn, we bring you some of the day’s best, in the form of photos from the red carpet and infield.
And what kind of a big event would it be if Shawn Marion wasn’t in attendance … with his orange striped suit coat? Ummm, Shawn? Really? And on an orange shirt?
But first, if you’re still deciding who to bet on, take a look at the track. Start looking for mudders, because Lord, that’s a ton of mud.
Bedlam, horror, and panic rule the day today, as the morning-line favorite in the Kentucky Derby, I Want Revenge, was scratched from today’s race this morning. Let’s get this straight: they’re doing this to a giant, muscular animal that is actually named “I Want Revenge.” This can’t end well.
(”I also want oats. But mainly REVENGE.”)
What’s strange about his scratch is that it’s due to an ankle injury… only it isn’t. You see, I Want Revenge isn’t really hurt. Not yet, anyway. According to the AP, this came down to a routine examination and something called a “hot spot”: Read more…