January 5, 2013 - 9:27am
Kentucky is still the “Horse Capital of the World” and I can prove it
In recent years Florida has attempted to steal Kentucky's title as "Horse Capital of the World". In this article I offer undeniable proof why Kentucky still retains that title.
I started writing as the equestrian writer for Louisville.com back in January of 2012. The first article I did for Louisville.com was published onsite January 28, 2012. Since starting to write for this beat I have been awed by what Kentucky means to horses.The state of Florida has attempted to try...
November 1, 2012 - 9:04am
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 - 8:34am
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...
October 26, 2012 - 8:57pm
The Churchill Downs fall meet opens Sunday, Oct. 28 and is filled with great racing action and fun events.
Fall has finally arrived in Louisville with the opening of Churchill Downs’ fall meet. The meet will run Sunday, Oct. 28 through Sunday, Nov. 25 with live racing Wednesday through Sunday.The 21-day meet kicks off Sunday, Oct. 28 with a showcase of two-year-olds. The Stars of Tomorrow card...
October 23, 2012 - 3:18pm
Churchill Downs will add a September meet to his line-up next year.
In a Tuesday meeting, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) approved Churchill Downs’ request for additional race dates in September 2013. The KHRC dates committee recommended awarding the requested dates to Churchill Downs in a meeting last week. Speculation was that the KHRC would...