July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
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...
August 22, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Aug. 22, 2011
"Three-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel was arrested and jailed Saturday night in Evansville, Ind., on a drunken driving charge. Borel, 44, took off his Sunday mounts at Ellis Park in nearby Henderson, Ky., where he has been riding this summer. The 44-year-old Louisville, Ky.,...
July 29, 2011 - 9:15am
Would you like to see Calvin Borel or Jon Court ride a camel, maybe even an ostrich?
Take a drive about two hours west of Louisville towards Evansville and you'll find Ellis Park, a quaint little racetrack in Henderson, Kentucky; literally at the edge of Kentucky and Indiana.I took a trip over to Ellis Park last week, knowing that I was headed toward Henderson, Kentucky, but...