July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
The eyes of the nation will be upon Louisville on the first Saturday in May, but the real Derby celebration begins in the weeks leading up to the big race. Use this guide to the multiple Derby-related events taking place in the coming days and plan your own "run for the roses."
The Kentucky Derby has always seemed both an integral part of and wholly separate from Louisville, the town where it has been held annually on the first Saturday in May for almost 140 years. Its home track, Churchill Downs, with its iconic ivory spires and stockpile of rose garlands, is a name and...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
At Tuesday evening's Republic Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade Preview Party visitors got a sneak peek at each float and inflatable that will be featured in Thursday's KDF Pegasus Parade.
By Josh Cook There was plenty to be found at the Republic Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade Preview Party. From floats to giant balloons, from clowns to cloggers, to a little boy who was briefly lost from his parents there was plenty to find Tuesday night at the Kentucky Exposition...