January 7, 2013 - 10:00am
Doug O'Neill
Goldencents, winner of the Sham Stakes, vaults to the top of the Kentucky Derby point standings
Trainer Doug O’Neill, who won last year’s Kentucky Derby with I’ll Have Another, is poised for another Run for the Roses – and his current top contender is a horse part-owned by University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.Goldencents, who won the Delta Downs...
January 5, 2013 - 10:27am
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...
December 14, 2012 - 2:23pm
Kentucky Oaks, Kentucky Derby, and Clark Handicap among moments of the year that have left an impact on race fans.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has opened voting in the 14th Annual NTRA Moment of the Year. The award, chosen by fans, recognizes the moment in this year of racing that was most memorable or impressionable among the voting fans.Among previous year winners are Birdstone’s...
December 4, 2012 - 11:00am
Karl Schmitt has been working behind the scenes with Louisville sports tirelessly for years now, and his work certainly makes him a stand-out in the city's sports community.
Karl Schmitt isn’t a professional athlete, he wasn’t a high school stand-out or Mr. Kentucky in any sport, none the less he is a sports legend of the ‘Ville.Through his work in business settings and behind the scenes Schmitt has secured his legacy in the local sports community.And...
November 5, 2012 - 9:15am
Shanghai Bobby and He's Had Enough
Shanghai Bobby gives connections high hopes for Kentucky Derby 139.
Before a crowd of 55,123 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Cal., favored Shanghai Bobby fought off a game He’s Had Enough to win the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) for Louisville’s Jack Wolf, Ed Glasscock and their Starlight Racing Partnership. Wolf and his filly Ashado gave...