July 22, 2013 - 10:00am
Today, Jim Bolus' name has become one of the most widely associated with the Kentucky Derby, but there's much more to this man's story and it's that story which makes him a Sports legend of the 'Ville
Go to Amazon.com and type in the name Jim Bolus and sure enough you’ll find a ton of books on the Derby City’s rich sports history, books like Royal Blood: Fifty Years of Classic Thorou
March 29, 2013 - 10:00am
Calvin Borel
Three-time Derby-winning jockey has prospective hopefuls in Louisiana Derby, Wood Memorial
The Kentucky Derby is an evolving, ever-changing annual roller coaster ride from the morning after to the eve of the next edition.One element, however, remains constant. Fans want to know first and foremost: Which horse will Calvin Borel be riding?The three time Derby-winning jockey is never far...
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....
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
A horse needs more than a jockey and a trainer to get him to the big race, but who is the entourage that often accompanies the horse?
It takes a village to race a horse. Everyone knows that the owner owns the horse, the trainer prepares him for the race, and the jockey is the horse's rider.  However, it's not just these three that are associated with a winning horse. There are several people behind the scenes that contribute...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
You think I know when I’m going to fall off a horse? No, sir, you’re absolutely wrong. If I knew it was coming, then I’d prevent it from happening. When I’m falling, the first thing that happens is a feeling of shock.
This article appears in the March 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.