October 6, 2012 - 1:45pm
Keeneland’s Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity offers points to gain entry to Kentucky Derby.
The Grade 1 $400,000 Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland Race Course is one of 36 races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby in which the first four finishers will earn points toward an entry in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. The winner will receive 10 points, place finisher 4 points...
October 2, 2012 - 12:11pm
Graham Motion
Connections say the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner has been training well for his comeback bid
Team Valor and trainer Graham Motion announced Tuesday that Animal Kingdom is slated to make his long-awaited return to the races in the Breeders’ Cup Mile on turf at Santa Anita Park on November 3.Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness runner-up, has been working his...
September 19, 2012 - 9:00am
On the calendar it may be the dawn of the fall season, but the first sign of spring has just arrived as Churchill Downs unveils the 2013 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks logos.
The calendar may show that it is the dawn of the fall season, but the first sign of spring has just arrived as Churchill Downs unveils the 2013 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks logos.  The logos, which incorporate some new features, will appear on all Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks...
August 30, 2012 - 3:00pm
Colloquialism of Louisville [Communities]
Even when we use full names, a certain insularity immunizes Louisvillians from the potential for double-takes by outsiders
Since marketing became paramount in medicine, or put another way, since Dr. Kildare gave way to P.T. Barnum in American hospitals, one buzz phrase after another has persuaded us that our lives depend on choosing the right one.One of the most intense mantras was broadcast a few years ago. Doubtless...
August 21, 2012 - 2:20pm
An injury to the colt's left shoulder, likely suffered during training, ends his racing career.
Bodemeister, second in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, has been retired due to an injury, WinStar Farm announced Tuesday.According to WinStar’s press release, trainer Bob Baffert said the injury to Bodemeister’s left shoulder likely occurred a couple of weeks ago during...