May 05

The Kentucky Derby has a secret Latino history

That two top Derby contenders have their roots in Latin America is no surprise for those who study, as I do, the history of the sport. Many past Kentucky Derby champions hailed from the region – as have their trainers, owners…

Joe Jackson’s last bona fide hit song was, “You Can’t Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want),” from 1984’s Body and Soul. But for NewsHour Weekend's senior producer, the records that followed are full of songs that…

May 05

Kentucky Derby shocker: Country House wins via DQ

Maximum Security led the Kentucky Derby every step of the way except for the last one — into the winner’s circle. The colt became the first winner disqualified for interference in the Derby’s 145-year history. The owners of Maximum Security…

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