The day before the Kentucky Derby is reserved for the Kentucky Oaks, the most prominent horse racing event for fillies. The 2014 Oaks took place on Friday May 2, and will hosted 12 fillies (after one was scratched at the gate) on the 1 1/8 mile-track at Churchill Downs.
Untappable, who entered the race as the even money favorite, emerged from the middle of the pack for a convincing victory, finishing the race in
Here’s what you need to know:
1. All Horses Are 3-Year-Old Fillies
The following day, Saturday, is the anxiously awaited Kentucky Derby, at which Calfornia Chrome is the frontrunner. You can watch a preview of the race and see the favorites in the video above.
Untapable is the favorite to win the 2014 Kentucky Oaks race. Here is what you need to know about the filly.Click here to read more
It's time for the 2014 Kentucky Derby and we've got all the details and photos on this year's horses. Check out all 21 of the contenders here.Click here to read more