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Eight to challenge Street Sense at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, May 16 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense was made the 7-5 favorite for Saturday's running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico in Baltimore. There will be only eight challengers to Street Sense, including the second and third-place horses from the Derby -- Hard S

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Is the "jinx" finally about to end, with a Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner finally going on to win the Kentucky Derby?
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

The Kentucky Derby may be "Presented by Yum! Brands" but it looks like it could be dominated this year by Todd Pletcher.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Throughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

BC Juvenile: Street Sense sets record

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Street Sense dropped to the back of the pack but then stormed the field to win the Breeders Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs Saturday by a record 10 lengths.

BC Juvenile: Circular Quay draws PP9

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Circular Quay drew the No. 9 post position in Saturday's $2 million Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The 5-2 favorite will be ridden by Garrett Gomez.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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Calvin Borel
Jockey Calvin Borel riding Super Saver celebrates after winning the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky., on May 1, 2010. UPI /Mark Cowan
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Super Derby (1991) Arkansas Derby (1993) Count Fleet (1989, 1995) Falls City Handicap (1996, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2008) Apple Blossom Handicap (1997, 2001) Fleur de Lis Handicap (1997, 2009, 2010) Essex Handicap (1998, 2007) Clark Handicap (1999) Kentucky Cup Classic Handicap (1999) Bashford Manor Stakes (2000, 2008) Oaklawn Handicap (2000) Bourbon Stakes (2002) Silverbulletday Stakes (2003) Ack Ack Handicap (1996, 1998, 1999) Stephen Foster Handicap (2006) Amsterdam (2006) Tampa Bay Derby (2007) Travers Stakes (2007) Sword Dancer (2007) Alabama Stakes (2007) Jim Dandy Stakes (2007) Razorback Breeders' Cup Handicap (2008) Golden Rod Stakes (2002,2008) Hal's Hope Handicap (2009) Fair Grounds Oaks (2009) Fantasy Stakes (2009) Kentucky Oaks (2009) Louisville Stakes (2009) Haskell Invitational (2009) Woodward Stakes (2009) Mother Goose Stakes (2009) Kentucky Jockey Club (2000, 2008, 2009) Derby Trial (2010) Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap (1992, 1993, 1994) Churchill Downs Distaff Handicap (1998, 1999, 2003) Delaware Oaks (1998) Louisville Distaff (1999, 2004, 2007, 2009) Phoenix (1998, 2001)

Calvin H. Borel (born November 7, 1966) is an American jockey in thoroughbred horse racing and rode the victorious mount in the 2007 Kentucky Derby, the 2009 Kentucky Derby and the 2010 Kentucky Derby. His 2009 Derby win with Mine That Bird was the second biggest upset in Derby history behind Donerail, and Borel's winning margin of 6 3⁄4 lengths was the greatest in Derby history since Assault won by 8 lengths in 1946. On May 1, 2009, Borel won the Kentucky Oaks aboard Rachel Alexandra, only the second time since 1993 that a jockey has won the Oaks-Derby combo and just the seventh jockey overall to accomplish this feat in the same year. On May 16, 2009, Borel won the 2009 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico with thoroughbred filly Rachel Alexandra. In doing so, Borel became the first jockey to win the first two jewels of the Triple Crown on different mounts. Borel's nickname is Bo"rail" because he stays so close to the rail at Churchill Downs to save ground.

Calvin Borel hails from south Louisiana: the heart of Cajun Country, and famous for having produced a number of top jockeys since 1990. Like Randy Romero, Kent Desormeaux, and Shane Sellers, Borel began racing horses in the bush tracks near his hometown of Catahoula. Borel began riding in match races at the age of eight. Calvin is known for his Cajun accent and bubbly and emotional personality, both of which were on full display during his post-victory interview after all three Kentucky Derby wins.

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