Baffert's Charlatan wins Division 1 of Arkansas Derby

Ruben Hill
May 5, 2020

She was worth 170 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby, including 100 to the winners.

Even though the Kentucky Derby has been pushed back until September 5, NBC Sports will still mark the first Saturday in May with horseracing content from 3 p.m.to 6 p.m.

It took place through a computer simulation and it pitted all 13 Triple Crown-winning horses against each other. Basin finished second and Gouverneur Morris finished in third.

Citation, who won the Triple Crown in 1948 and was the first race horse to earn $1 million, came in second.

The real American Pharoah, who won the three races in 2015, was shown on the NBC broadcast on Saturday, with a television set up in front of his stall so he could see the race.

The event also will include a virtual tour of the Kentucky Derby Museum, cocktail and fascinator making instructions, Derby-inspired recipes and an at-home fashion contest.

Old Forester, the official mint julep of the Kentucky Derby, put on the Kentucky Turtle Derby on Saturday afternoon.

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In Division 1 of a split Arkansas Derby, the Bob Baffert-trained Charlatan cruised to a victory at Oaklawn Park.

The Arkansas Derby was supposed to be run April 11, but Oaklawn reworked its stakes schedule to run it on closing day Saturday.

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