July 4, 2010 - 8:31am
Instead of lighting a firecracker and losing a finger or two on the Fourth of July head to Churchill Downs where general admission is free and beer and hot dogs are $1 all day.
By Josh Cook Instead of lighting a firecracker and losing a finger or two on the Fourth of July, maybe you should just watch a Firecracker. The Firecracker Handicap that is. The Grade II turf race, which marks the return of 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird to Churchill Downs,...
July 3, 2010 - 10:43pm
Five Louisville Bats pitchers combined to toss a six-hit shutout against Indianapolis and give them a much-needed victory Saturday.
By Josh Cook Offensive fireworks were at a minimum and pitching was at a premium Saturday night at Louisville Slugger Field. Luckily for the Louisville Bats they had the better pitching, and a few timely hits, to beat the Indianapolis Indians 2-0 in front of a sellout crowd of 13,131 at...
July 3, 2010 - 2:41pm
Kiddari held off Vertical Vision to win the $66,500 feature race Friday night at Churchill Downs in front of a record "Downs After Dark" crowd.
By Josh Cook Kiddari seems to like Churchill Downs, just like her momma. The 4-year-old homebred daughter of 2004 Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones, won the feature race Friday night in front of a "Downs After Dark" record crowd of 32,481 at Churchill Downs.
July 2, 2010 - 10:39pm
The Louisville Bats had outhit Durham in three straight games, and lost them all, but finally beat the Bulls 10-5 Friday thanks in part to Yonder Alonso's eighth-inning grand slam.
By Josh Cook The Louisville Bats' bats finally got the better of the Durham Bulls. After outhitting host Durham in three straight games, and losing them all, Louisville pounded out 15 hits to beat the Bulls 10-5 Friday night at Durham (N.C.) Bulls Athletic Park. Yonder Alonso's eighth-...
July 1, 2010 - 9:49pm
The Louisville Bats outhit host Durham for the third straight game, but lost to the Bulls a third straight time Thursday night, falling 6-0.
By Josh Cook For the third straight game the Louisville Bats outhit the Durham Bulls. But for the third straight game the Bulls beat the Bats. Durham, the team with the best record in the International League, beat visiting Louisville 6-0 Thursday night despite being outhit 10-9. It was...