D. Wayne Lukas, who is looking for his record-tying seventh Preakness Stakes victory on Saturday, came to the defense of his friend Bob Baffert, whose latest Kentucky Derby win is shrouded in controversy. Lukas opened up to Fox News Channel’s Janice Dean on "Fox & Friends" on Friday about his...
'Should probably have poured it down the sink': Legendary trainer D. Wayne Lukas defends Bob Baffert
Veteran trainer D. Wayne Lukas defends Bob Baffert, while others wonder if he's given preferential treatment.
BALTIMORE – You want stories? Pull up a chair. Class is in session with the coach, D. Wayne Lukas. The Hall of Fame trainer, looking extremely spry at the age of 85, still gets on his pony (this one is named Riff) every morning to take his horses to the track. He is doing just that at Pimlico Race Course this week.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs announced four-time Kentucky Derby winner D. Wayne Lukas will perform "Riders Up!" duties Saturday in place of Louisville native Jack Harlow. The rapper, who rose to fame with his Grammy-nominated single "What's Poppin," was originally scheduled to give the "Riders Up!" call ahead of the...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A late announcement was made as to who would perform the Rider’s Up call ahead of Kentucky Derby 147. Churchill Downs tweeted at 5:51 p.m. that Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, 85, would perform the duties. Jack Harlow’s song “What’s Popp’N’” was used to...