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Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: Jay Bilas will speak in Louisville about horses and not basketball?

Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: Jay Bilas will speak in Louisville about horses and not basketball?Jay Bilas will be this year's keynote speaker for They're Off Luncheon
  • Entertainment
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Entertainment

Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: An old school party will take place on the waterfront with Rose Royce and Midnight Star

Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: An old school party will take place on the waterfront with Rose Royce and Midnight StarDown the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner its an old school party on the waterfront with Rose Royce and Midnight Star
  • Entertainment
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Horse Racing

Kentucky governor signs tax break for Breeders' Cup

Kentucky governor signs tax break for Breeders' CupThe law exempts the state's pari-mutuel tax on wagering on live races at Keeneland during the Breeders' Cup on Oct. 30-31.
  • Horse Racing
  • 1 month ago
Community

Mayor Fischer rallies community for 'Give a Day Week of Service'

Mayor Fischer rallies community for 'Give a Day Week of Service'Last year's week produced 150,000 volunteers and acts of compassion. Mayor Greg Fischer said this year's goal is at least 165,000 volunteers, donations and other good deeds.
  • Community
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Horse Racing

Derby preps to ponder while shoveling your sidewalk

Derby preps to ponder while shoveling your sidewalkThis weekend, there are three major Derby preps, and this should begin to separate the two turn contenders from the cheap speed.
  • Horse Racing
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Entertainment

Jay Bilas will be keynote speaker for the They're Off! Luncheon

Jay Bilas will be keynote speaker for the They're Off! LuncheonESPN College Game Day co-host Jay Bilas is coming to Louisville to help kick off the Kentucky Derby Festival.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Horse Racing

Gary Roedemeier's Derby top twenty

Gary Roedemeier's Derby top twentyIt's just two months before Derby day and the list of Kentucky Derby contenders couldn't be more muddled.
  • Horse Racing
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Horse Racing

Favorites stagger home in fountain of youth prep

Favorites stagger home in fountain of youth prepThe Kentucky Derby Trail just hit a wall at Gulfstream Park.
  • Horse Racing
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Horse Racing

More cold weather, but Derby prep heats up

More cold weather, but Derby prep heats upAmid record cold temps throughout the nation, three stakes races take center stage this weekend.
  • Horse Racing
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Horse Racing

Texas Red has foot abscess: Is it the Breeders' Cup curse?

Texas Red has foot abscess: Is it the Breeders' Cup curse?The abscess means Texas Red will miss his next prep race, the Risen Star Stakes at the Fairgrounds. He had just finished second in the San Vincente Stakes to Lord Nelson.
  • Horse Racing
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Horse Racing

AP's Derby Top 10: Dortmund still No. 1, filly at No. 9

AP's Derby Top 10: Dortmund still No. 1, filly at No. 9Run to the Roses: Dortmund No. 1, filly Take Charge Brandi moves in at No. 9 in AP list
  • Horse Racing
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Horse Racing

What about Bob? The Robert B. Lewis Stakes

What about Bob? The Robert B. Lewis StakesBob Lewis was a beer salesman and eventually an owner of Kentucky Derby winners.
  • Horse Racing
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Derby

Kentucky Derby Festival announces sponsors, them for Thunder 2015

Kentucky Derby Festival announces sponsors, them for Thunder 2015The Kentucky Derby Festival's CEO Mike Berry said it's not only about hearing Thunder but seeing and feeling it right on the river. He also spoke about feeling the excitement and dread that comes along with that countdown clock, just 74 days away.
  • Derby
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Kentucky Derby Festival app available for Android, iOS

Kentucky Derby Festival app available for Android, iOSThe app allows users to build a custom schedule, register a Pegasus Pin, navigate events using interactive maps, receive updates and update social media status or share event photos.
  • Derby
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Trainer cleared of race horse abuse allegations in Kentucky

Trainer cleared of race horse abuse allegations in KentuckyKentucky regulators have cleared one of horse racing's winningest trainers of abuse allegations made by an animal-rights group claiming it had videotape evidence that Steve Asmussen mistreated thoroughbreds in his care.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
Local

Keeneland puts April 2-year-old sale on hiatus

Keeneland puts April 2-year-old sale on hiatusKeeneland President and CEO Bill Thomason says the sale "lacks a critical mass of horses" and its viability will be reviewed in following years.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Derby

Memorial for Cigar to be held Nov. 14

Memorial for Cigar to be held Nov. 14Cigar died last month at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington from complications following surgery for severe osteoarthritis in his neck.
  • Derby
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Race leaves teen jockey dead, 2 horses euthanized

Race leaves teen jockey dead, 2 horses euthanizedJuan Saez, a 17-year-old apprentice rider from Panama City, Panama, was competing in the eighth race of the night when his 4-year-old horse, Montezuma Express, allegedly clipped the heels of the horse in front of him, according to track officials.
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Derby

Video: Max Montoya finds new calling after football

Video: Max Montoya finds new calling after footballA former Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman found a new calling in life after football.
  • Derby
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Carriage racing schedule for Hermitage Farms

Carriage racing schedule for Hermitage FarmsCarriage racing schedule for Hermitage Farms
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Local

Churchill Downs releases Derby 141 logo

Churchill Downs releases Derby 141 logoChurchill Downs has released the logo for the 141st Kentucky Derby.
  • Local
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Churchill Downs announces new CEO

Churchill Downs announces new CEOChurchill Downs has a new CEO.
  • Sports
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Rare Lipizzaners take up residence in Hermitage Farm

Rare Lipizzaners take up residence in Hermitage FarmTwo world-class athletes have just arrived in the Louisville area.
  • Local
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Churchill Downs announcer leaving for New York

Churchill Downs announcer leaving for New YorkChurchill Downs is losing its new track announcer to the New York Racing Association.
  • Sports
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Derby

Keeneland postpones instant racing plan

Keeneland postpones instant racing planA Keeneland official says the race track doesn't want construction under way when next year's Breeders' Cup is held there and is putting off plans to build a facility for instant racing.
  • Derby
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Interview: Last night for Downs After Dark

Interview: Last night for Downs After DarkThe last night for Downs After Dark before September is June 27.
  • Local
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Derby

Fight breaks out at Churchill Downs between trainer, writer

Fight breaks out at Churchill Downs between trainer, writerA fight broke out in the morning hours of June 26 at Churchill Downs between a trainer and a popular writer who covers horse races.
  • Derby
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

California Chrome returns home to Harris Farms

California Chrome returns home to Harris FarmsOne of America's favorite horses and Derby winners, California Chrome is back in his hometown and taking a well-deserved vacation.
  • Sports
  • 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Derby

Keeneland to host 2015 Breeders' Cup championship

Keeneland to host 2015 Breeders' Cup championshipKeeneland will host its first Breeders' Cup in October 2015, giving the picturesque track the marquee event it desired and returning the season-ending championship to the Bluegrass State for the first time since 2011.
  • Derby
  • 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Derby

12th place finisher in Derby euthanized after getting laminitis

12th place finisher in Derby euthanized after getting laminitis The 12th place finisher in the 140th Kentucky Derby was euthanized on Thursday
  • Derby
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Sports

INTERVIEW: Pat Day talks about Coburn’s comments

INTERVIEW: Pat Day talks about Coburn’s commentsSo many folks hoping for a Triple Crown winner with California Chrome; the last time there was a Triple Crown winner was in 1978 with Affirmed.
  • Sports
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Derby

California Chrome's injury 'superficial'; owner continues criticism

California Chrome's injury 'superficial'; owner continues criticism (CNN) -- It's going to take two to three weeks for thoroughbred California Chrome to heal from a nasty injury to his hoof, his trainer Art Sherman said Sunday.
  • Derby
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

California Chrome does not win Belmont or Triple Crown

California Chrome does not win Belmont or Triple CrownCalifornia Chrome did not win Saturday's Belmont Stakes and horse racing has now gone since Affirmed in 1978 without a Triple Crown winner.
  • Sports
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

California Chrome co-owner 'ashamed' of angry rant at Belmont

California Chrome co-owner 'ashamed' of angry rant at BelmontSteve Coburn, the co-owner of California Chrome today reined in his disappointment over losing the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown and said he was "very ashamed" and "was wrong" for his post-race rant.
  • Derby
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Sports

California Chrome finishes last run before Belmont

California Chrome finishes last run before BelmontCalifornia Chrome has finished his final run-through before he goes for history and the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
  • Sports
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Belmont: Kent Spencer previews the final leg of the Triple Crown

Belmont: Kent Spencer previews the final leg of the Triple CrownWHAS11 Sports Director Kent Spencer is in New York ahead of the Belmont Stakes and takes a look at the field and California Chrome's chances for the Triple Crown.
  • Derby
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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Interview: Last night for Downs After Dark

Interview: Last night for Downs After DarkThe last night for Downs After Dark before September is June 27.
  • Local
  • 6 months ago
Derby

Fight breaks out at Churchill Downs between trainer, writer

Fight breaks out at Churchill Downs between trainer, writerA fight broke out in the morning hours of June 26 at Churchill Downs between a trainer and a popular writer who covers horse races.
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Sports

California Chrome returns home to Harris Farms

California Chrome returns home to Harris FarmsOne of America's favorite horses and Derby winners, California Chrome is back in his hometown and taking a well-deserved vacation.
  • Sports
  • 6 months ago
Derby

Keeneland to host 2015 Breeders' Cup championship

Keeneland to host 2015 Breeders' Cup championshipKeeneland will host its first Breeders' Cup in October 2015, giving the picturesque track the marquee event it desired and returning the season-ending championship to the Bluegrass State for the first time since 2011.
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Derby

12th place finisher in Derby euthanized after getting laminitis

12th place finisher in Derby euthanized after getting laminitis The 12th place finisher in the 140th Kentucky Derby was euthanized on Thursday
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Derby

California Chrome's injury 'superficial'; owner continues criticism

California Chrome's injury 'superficial'; owner continues criticism (CNN) -- It's going to take two to three weeks for thoroughbred California Chrome to heal from a nasty injury to his hoof, his trainer Art Sherman said Sunday.
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Sports

California Chrome does not win Belmont or Triple Crown

California Chrome does not win Belmont or Triple CrownCalifornia Chrome did not win Saturday's Belmont Stakes and horse racing has now gone since Affirmed in 1978 without a Triple Crown winner.
  • Sports
  • 6 months ago
Sports

California Chrome finishes last run before Belmont

California Chrome finishes last run before BelmontCalifornia Chrome has finished his final run-through before he goes for history and the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
  • Sports
  • 6 months ago
Derby

Belmont: Kent Spencer previews the final leg of the Triple Crown

Belmont: Kent Spencer previews the final leg of the Triple CrownWHAS11 Sports Director Kent Spencer is in New York ahead of the Belmont Stakes and takes a look at the field and California Chrome's chances for the Triple Crown.
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Derby

California Chrome's team prepares for Belmont Stakes

California Chrome's team prepares for Belmont StakesCalifornia Chrome's team prepares for Belmont Stakes
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Derby

Derby runner-up's trainer talks about Belmont, California Chrome

Derby runner-up's trainer talks about Belmont, California ChromeDerby runner-up's trainer talks about Belmont, California Chrome
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  • 6 months ago
Sports

California Chrome on the track, paddock ahead of Belmont race

California Chrome on the track, paddock ahead of Belmont raceTriple Crown hopes are on the minds of horse racing fans across the country as California Chrome prepares for Saturday's Belmont race.
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  • 6 months ago
Derby

Triple Crown near misses: Great horses that have come so close

Triple Crown near misses: Great horses that have come so closeOn Saturday, California Chrome will run the Belmont Stakes, the third leg of the Triple Crown of American Thoroughbred racing. His fans are hoping to see him become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.
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  • 6 months ago
Derby

Brothers travel across country to see California Chrome go for Triple Crown

Brothers travel across country to see California Chrome go for Triple CrownTwo brothers traveled across the country for a chance to see history be made at Belmont Park on Saturday.
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  • 6 months ago
Derby

Racing fans can watch Belmont on Churchill's big board

Racing fans can watch Belmont on Churchill's big boardChurchill Downs is planning a big day for the Belmont Stakes.
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Sports

California Chrome made 3-5 favorite for Belmont, draws No. 2 post

California Chrome made 3-5 favorite for Belmont, draws No. 2 postThe Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will break from the No. 2 post under Victor Espinoza on Saturday at Belmont Park. Eleven Belmont winners have come out of that post, the last being Tabasco Cat in 1994.
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  • 6 months ago
Derby

Triple Crown jockey Steve Cauthen on California Chrome's chances

Triple Crown jockey Steve Cauthen on California Chrome's chancesEveryone is preparing for the Belmont Stakes in hopes of having a new Triple Crown winner.
  • Derby
  • 6 months ago
Health

Cancer Survivors Day at Churchill Downs expected to draw hundreds

Cancer Survivors Day at Churchill Downs expected to draw hundredsChurchill Downs is hosting a Cancer Survivors Day at the track.
  • Health
  • 6 months ago
Sports

Trainer speaks after horse killed in freak accident at Churchill Downs

Trainer speaks after horse killed in freak accident at Churchill DownsThe 5-year-old mare Never Tell Lynda was walking toward the paddock on the track when she reared, twisted and fell, hitting her head, said her trainer, Kenneth Wirth. She died before the first race of the day at the track.
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  • 6 months ago
Sports

California Chrome cleared to wear nasal strip

California Chrome cleared to wear nasal stripCalifornia Chrome can breathe easy — he may wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
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  • 6 months ago
Sports

Chance California Chrome may not run in the Belmont Stakes

Chance California Chrome may not run in the Belmont StakesCalifornia Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.
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  • 6 months ago
Sports

California Chrome takes the Preakness

California Chrome takes the PreaknessCalifornia Chrome takes the Preakness
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  • 6 months ago
Sports

Md. Jockey Club Pres. to suggest longer time between Triple Crown races

Md. Jockey Club Pres. to suggest longer time between Triple Crown racesMaryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas wants to talk to his counterparts with the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes to look into lengthening the period between the races of the Triple Crown.
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  • 6 months ago
Sports

California Chrome heard coughing on track

California Chrome heard coughing on trackCalifornia Chrome created some buzz this morning when he was heard coughing while leaving the track after his gallop.
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  • 6 months ago
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