July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Why we love the Kentucky Derby: Trainer Dale Romans [Horse racing]
Of all the red-letter occasions local trainer Dale Romans considers worth celebrating, none comes close to the thought of winning Derby Day.
This article appears in the April 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, visit loumag.com.The past two years that trainer Dale Romans has started a horse in the Kentucky Derby, he and his family have hosted a small after-party at their home in south Louisville. It’s a relaxed affair...
February 15, 2012 - 3:08pm
Graham Motion
Graham Motion's colt set to make 4-year-old debut in allowance race on turf
Animal Kingdom, 2011 Kentucky Derby winner, is set to make his 4-year-old debut Saturday in an allowance race on turf at Gulfstream Park.The colt hasn’t raced since a sixth place finish in the Belmont Stakes in June. He was diagnosed with a fracture in his right hind leg following that...
November 18, 2011 - 10:36am
The sole Downs After Dark offered during the Churchill Downs fall meet starts tonight at 3:00 p.m. The first post is at 4:30 p.m.
Churchill Downs will host its only Downs After Dark program offered during its fall meet tonight, Friday, November 18. The theme is Animal Kingdom (named after this year's Kentucky Derby winner) in which fans are encouraged to wear animal print attire to match the track’s Animal...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Trainer Graham Motion says the colt, who underwent surgery in June, is progressing toward his return.
It’s a long road back, but 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is making great strides in his bid to return to the track.
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Animal Kingdom will not race the remainder of the year.
It was just announced that Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will miss the remainder of the racing year due to an injury suffered in the Belmont Stakes. The injury is believed to have occurred when Animal Kingdom clipped heels near the start of the Belmont, nearly stumbled to the ground, ...