November 12, 2012 - 4:55pm
Fort Larned
Kentucky stole the spotlight in California at the 2012 Breeders’ Cup.
The Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which has been held at Louisville’s Churchill Downs the past two years, may have left the Derby City, but the Derby City was sure to follow it to Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Kentucky connections had a banner day at Saturday’s...
November 1, 2012 - 10:04am
Louisville native has several top contenders set to compete at Santa Anita
It’s been quite a year for locally-based trainer Dale Romans.He’s chalked up wins in Grade 1 races from coast to coast, including Little Mike in the Arlington Million and Dullahan in the Pacific ClassicHe’s working toward his own goals off the track. He says he’s lost about...
October 26, 2012 - 9:34am
Todd Pletcher, Graham Motion discuss banning of anti-bleeding medication in 2-year-old horses
The hot topic at this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, to be held Nov. 2 and 3, centers around a new rule involving medication for participating horses.The Breeders’ Cup has banned the use of Lasix in all five of its 2-year-old races. Lasix (also...
July 12, 2012 - 7:32pm
Robby Albarado winning Breeders' Cup
Albarado was originally charged with intentionally assaulting his former girlfriend, Carolina Martinez, but the jury of three women and three men convicted him of a lesser charge, after deliberating for more than five hours.
Veteran Louisville jockey Robby Albarado was found guilty today by a Jefferson District Court jury of a misdemeanor—Fourth-Degree Wanton Assault—and ordered by Judge Deana D. McDonald to pay a fine of $500; thereby avoiding jail time.  Albarado was originally charged with...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Zenyatta [Horse racing]
Insider analysis on Zenyatta
ProAt seven years old, has more experience than the rest of the Derby fieldRan well at Churchill Downs in her last race, the 2010 Breeders' Cup ClassicUnlike other entrants, has run 1 1/4 miles beforeConJust gave birthNot even on the also eligible listFailed as favorite last time outFun factShe...