May 22, 2012 - 10:00am
The Kentucky Derby has seen it's share of legends- and almost too much in the background is the horse trainer. Here I look at the most winningest trainers in the history of the Derby.
Yesterday, I took a look at the most winningest jockeys in the history of the Kentucky Derby. However in truth, that’s only part of the story in regards to the people involved in a horse winning the run for the roses. One can’t ignore the incredible importance and stress placed on the...
May 21, 2012 - 10:00am
The Kentucky Derby this year made me wonder, "what jockeys have won the most in the history of the event?"
Still coming off the excitement of longshot horse, I’ll Have Another taking home the Derby crown this year I noted that in NBC’s national broadcast of the event they spoke to several of the jockeys in this year’s race that have won the penultimate horse race several times....
April 30, 2012 - 7:02pm
Apassionata: The Beginning ends its run in Louisville’s Freedom Hall, as part of
Apassionata: The Beginning ends its run in Louisville’s Freedom Hall, as part of the Kentucky Derby Festival, with a standing ovation from the crowd. The event was so successful in Louisville more shows are planned in May.
APASSIONATA: The Beginning, the equine theatrical extravaganza that hails from Europe, ended its U.S. debut in Louisville, Kentucky with a standing ovation from its final Sunday afternoon audience.I went with 47 of my equestrian friends as part of the group ticket promotion Apassionata offered to...
April 30, 2012 - 8:54am
The Ariat Apparel & Denim Team of McQuay, Lovett, Schaffauser during the CRI3* C
Some of the best reiners in the world, Shawn Flarida and Tim McQuay, as well as four time Grammy Award winning singer Lyle Lovett, talked reining with Louisville.com's Equestrian Beat Writer prior to competing in the Ariat Kentucky Reining Cup CRI3* held at the Kentucky Horse Park.
In interviews conducted prior to the 2012 Ariat Kentucky Reining Cup CRI3* competition held on April 27, I discussed with Shawn Flarida, Tim McQuay, and Lyle Lovett their thoughts on competing in the Ariat Kentucky Reining Cup CRI3* and the future of the sport of FEI reining competition. The...
January 16, 2012 - 11:00am
Matt Winn might have spent much of his sports related career in the background, however that doesn't minimize his contribution to Louisville sports.
In 1902 Churchill Downs was in financial dire straits, so much so that the Kentucky Derby could have ended. This calamity was avoided though in large part due to the work of local businessman Matt Winn.