April 19, 2011 - 10:04am
We go to the court to look at today's Sports legend of the Ville.
A high ranking Assistant NBA General Manager sits at his desk on a brisk New York day. It’s a position he’s settled into; a town he knows, perhaps not as well as another city that sits on a different river. His hometown is Louisville, and he is a Sports legend of the Ville.Alan Houston, known for...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
The Factor was not a factor for Archarcharch (or six other horses) in Saturday's Arkansas Derby.
The Factor was not a factor for Archarcharch (or six others) in the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby. Louisville-based jockey Jon Kenton Court, riding for his father-in-law William "Jinks" Fires, guided longshot Archarcharch to a narrow win over the late-running Nehro. The heavy favorite, The...
April 18, 2011 - 10:00am
Last Monday the WNBA held their 2011 college draft, who's the local talent that we'll see in the pros next year though?
Last Monday the WNBA held their annual draft welcoming the big names of women’s college basketball to the pros, led by Connecticut’s Maya Moore several notable local talents were represented in the draft choices. Kentucky’s Victoria Dunlap was one of the first to go, getting the eleventh pick of...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Brilliant Speed wins Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland and guarantees himself a spot in the Kentucky Derby's twenty-horse field.
Brilliant Speed, trained by Tom Albertrani and ridden by Joel Rosario wins the Grade 1 $750,000 Toyota Bluegrass Stakes. Before a crowd of 24,990, on a cold and rainy day, Brilliant Speed secured his spot in the Kentucky Derby field, taking home the $450,000 first place...
April 16, 2011 - 5:01pm
Aikenite wins the Grade 2 Commonwealth Stakes at Keeneland.
Aikenite, ridden by John Velazquez, prevailed in the Grade 2 Commonwealth Stakes at Keeneland. The 6-5 post-time favorite closed strongly to overpower Cool Bullet. The second choice at even money, Wise Dan, finished fourth in the field of five. The owner of Aikenite, Dogwood Stable, won their...