Tag: Horse Racing

Kentucky Oaks 140

Kentucky Oaks 140

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Friday was all about the ladies as Churchill Downs held the 140th running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks on May 2.

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Ever wonder what Race Horses do when they retire from the track? 

Ever wonder what Race Horses do when they retire from the track? 

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Even though I had lived in Kentucky for 10 years, attending every Derby, I had never thought about it.

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Frozen In Time

Frozen In Time

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Kentucky Derby may have celebrated its 139th running this year, but another even more historic race took place last week in Siena.

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Marquee Filled With Stars During 2013 Spring Meet

Marquee Filled With Stars During 2013 Spring Meet

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

When the curtain dropped on Churchill Downs’ 38-day spring meet on June 30, it was fitting that one of its “human” races – the battle for leading trainer – was unsettled until the last yards of the meet’s 395th and final race.

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City’s Best Happy Hour!

City’s Best Happy Hour!

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Churchill Downs hosted its City’s Best Happy Hour on May 24 in the Plaza of the historic racetrack.
Track attendees enjoyed featured drink specials, live music and several food trucks lining the Plaza area.

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Racing Needs A Commissioner And Hancock Could Do It

Racing Needs A Commissioner And Hancock Could Do It

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thoroughbred racing has a rebirth about once a century.

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Opening Night At Churchill Downs

Opening Night At Churchill Downs

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

A week before the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs celebrated Opening Night Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka on April 27.

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Wise Dan, Groupie Doll Set For Keeneland Opener

Wise Dan, Groupie Doll Set For Keeneland Opener

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are many things that make a visit to Keeneland for the opening weekend of its 17-day Fall Meet, a special autumn event in Kentucky.

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Pat & Sheila Day

Pat & Sheila Day

| March 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Most might expect Pat Day’s first love to be riding.

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Derby Prep Season Gets Serious

Derby Prep Season Gets Serious

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

While the focus of much of the state of Kentucky will be laser-focused on New Orleans this Saturday for the much-anticipated Final Four hoops showdown between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats, there will be a few observers putting their skills of multi-tasking to the test.

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