July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Silver Medallion needs the graded earnings of Saturday's Coolmore Lexington Stakes to guarantee himself a spot in the Kentucky Derby.
A short field of six will contest Keeneland's Grade 3 $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes. This is likely the last chance for a Kentucky Derby hopeful to earn the graded stakes money needed to make the Derby's limited field. Of the six Coolmore Lexington starters, Silver Medallion is the only one...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Group educates women about horse racing in a fun, social atmosphere.
It was fate that brought Courier-Journal turf writer Jennie Rees and horse owner Beth Condren together two years ago to form Females Are Thoroughbred Enthusiasts (FATE). The two met at a thoroughbred owners awards ceremony when Beth’s husband hosted Jennie at their table. By the end of the night...
April 21, 2011 - 11:51am
Thoroughbred owner Jess Jackson dies at age 81 after a lengthy illness.
Jess Jackson, thoroughbred owner and winemaker, has died at the age of 81.
April 21, 2011 - 10:53am
Our next highlighted athlete for a legend of Louisville sports takes on to the gridiron.
Outside of Paul Hornung, Louisville has produced several notable Superbowl champions. Extraordinarily, the next sports legend of the Ville is Phil Simms. A graduate of Southern High School, where people became aware of his football slinging, Simms came to national attention when he started at...
April 20, 2011 - 10:52am
We continue to look at the local sports legends, now looking at the youngest athlete we've highlighted
Beginning his career at Eastern High School, basketball guard Rajon Rondo’s credentials certainly qualify him as a relatively young, but nonetheless deserving sports legend of the Ville. Growing up in Louisville, Rondo was surrounded by women; by which I mean three sisters. So, in an attempt to...