July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
For the first time in nearly 30 years, also eligibles will be allowed in the fields for Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks.
Churchill Downs will allow “also eligibles” for the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks fields for the first time since it was allowed for a brief two years in the early 1980s. The 138th running of the 1 ¼ mile Kentucky Derby will occur the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs....
December 15, 2011 - 12:57pm
With the Run for the Roses just 142 days away, Derby hopefuls are targeting key stakes races
Winter is arriving in Louisville, and that means one thing: it’s time to start tracking Kentucky Derby contenders.With the Run for the Roses 142 days away, key prep races are right around the corner. Top 2-year-olds have shipped to Florida, California and Louisiana to train for the tough test...
December 6, 2011 - 9:00am
Local news for Dec. 6, 2011
"Patricia Wilson, Kentucky's commissioner of social services, has resigned abruptly amid growing criticism of the state agency over its handling of child abuse investigations." [Courier-Journal]
December 5, 2011 - 3:55pm
Local news for Dec. 5, 2011
"State data shows the number of children who have died as a result of abuse and neglect dropped from the previous year." [Bluegrass Politics]
November 29, 2011 - 10:00am
Sunday marked the last day of racing at Churchill Downs this year, in honor of that I take a look at some of the Kentucky Derby legends.
With last Sunday wrapping up the 2011 season at Churchill Downs I thought it appropriate to take a look back specifically at the Kentucky Derbies of the past. So, I’ve assembled a “dream race” of sorts with a full field of twenty horses all competing for the prize of being...