July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
Shackleford defeats Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and wins the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes.
Shackleford, trained by Louisville’s own Dale Romans, wins the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes and denies Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom a chance for the Triple Crown. As expected, Flashpoint set sharp early fractions with the first quarter coming in 22 3/5 seconds. Shackleford stayed a half...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
The hospitality of our great city is what sets Louisville apart from other locations. That hospitality extends through all of us, even Kentucky Derby trainers.
Minutes after witnessing his horse, Shackleford, lead the Kentucky Derby field nearly the entire 1 1/4 mile distance, but fall back at the stretch to finish fourth, trainer Dale Romans led the winning trainer, Graham Motion, to the winner's circle.
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
Toby's Corner upsets the undefeated Uncle Mo in the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Wood Memorial.
In a shocking upset, Toby's Corner runs down Uncle Mo in the Grade 1 $1,000,000  Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack. Toby's Corner, who went off at odds of 8-1, finished a neck in front of 20-1 Arthur's Tale, who finished another length in front of the heavily favored 1-10 Uncle Mo. Uncle Mo...