Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

The race for Triple Crown glory will kick off May 2 with the Kentucky Derby

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 06:34 PM EDT

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 06:24 PM EDT

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

Mike Wells is one of the hundreds of unseen backside workers who feed and tend to the horses who live at Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. While they toil in obscurity, they play a valuable...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 09:18 AM EDT

Betting on an Underdog? Try These 5 Derby Hopefuls

Betting on an Underdog? Try These 5 Derby Hopefuls

Hoping to unearth a Kentucky Derby winner at a price? We got your long shots right here. We're talking the next Giacomo, who won at 50-1 and returned $102.60 for a $2 win bet 10 years ago. We're even talking...

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 02:36 PM EDT

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Can you guess which of the names is that of a real racehorse?

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10:09 AM EDT

Johnny Weir's Attention-Grabbing Derby Hat

Johnny Weir's Attention-Grabbing Derby Hat

Johnny Weir grabbed attention Friday with his massive Kentucky Derby hat that Al Roker said resembled a “direct TV dish.”

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 06:23 PM EDT

"A Bit Experimental": 1st-Time Derby Trainer Faces Extra Challenges

"A Bit Experimental": 1st-Time Derby Trainer Faces Extra Challenges

One wildcard contender in Saturday's Kentucky Derby didn't have an easy journey to Churchill Downs. Mubtaahij's entry into the race touched off a 24-hour trek from Dubai to the U.S., with plenty of hurdles along...

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NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

New York State Senate leader Dean G. Skelos and his son were arrested Monday on federal corruption charges, sources familiar with the case tell NBC 4 New York.

Man, Grandson in Stroller Hit by Accused Drunk Driver: Police

Man, Grandson in Stroller Hit by Accused Drunk Driver: Police

A 69-year-old Long Island man and his 2-year-old grandson are recovering from injuries they sustained after being struck by an SUV driven by a man who was subsequently charged by police with driving while...

58 Percent of Stores in NYC Probe Sold Booze to Minors: Officials

58 Percent of Stores in NYC Probe Sold Booze to Minors: Officials

Underage decoys were able to buy alcohol at more than half of the hundreds of pharmacies, grocery stores and liquor stores that the state liquor authority targeted in an undercover investigation last year,...

Rivers' Death Was "100 Percent Preventable": Daughter

Rivers' Death Was "100 Percent Preventable": Daughter

Almost eight months after her mother's death, Melissa Rivers is opening up to the "Today" show's Matt Lauer about what it was like to walk into that New York clinic after getting a call in Los Angeles.

Police, FBI Probe Shooting at Prophet Muhammad Art Event in Texas

Police, FBI Probe Shooting at Prophet Muhammad Art Event in Texas

The FBI joined local police in a Dallas suburb Monday morning to investigate after two men were fatally shot when they opened fire on a security officer outside a contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet...

NYPD Officer Shot in Head Remains in Medically Induced Coma

NYPD Officer Shot in Head Remains in Medically Induced Coma

An NYPD officer remains in a medically induced coma Monday, two days after being shot in the head while sitting in an unmarked car in Queens.

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