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 3, 2012 - 10:00am
I believe the city that is trying to "keep weird" as so many bumper stickers I've seen say needs the related sports. A few of those "weird" sports, I'd like to suggest.
I’ve been a participant and spectator for all sorts of area sports; and while I enjoy all of them for varying reasons for some reason my athletic appetite hasn’t been completely quenched. Recently though, I realized why that was we in the Derby City have a serious lack of goofy...
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.
January 2, 2012 - 11:00am
The city of Louisville has become known for the sport of horse racing but why? I take a look at that in this Sports legend of the Ville segment.
Recently, I heard a piece of a radio broadcast from WHAS from years ago. The show was music themed, but in a break the DJ encouraged listeners to come out to the Louisville Downs, a track that’s often forgot about in town nowadays despite the local sports community that’s often very...
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...