Kentucky Derby winning trainer suspended for failed drug test Wednesday, May 18 2022 

Brad Cox, the trainer of 2021 Kentucky Derby winner Mandaloun, is suspended for 10 days and disqualified colt Warrior’s Charge for a failed postrace drug test.

        

‘Fairy-tale ending’: Businesses, community celebrates success of 148th Kentucky Derby Monday, May 9 2022 

After the last two years, the hope for many was to have a Derby that felt normal again. Locals say those expectations were met, and in many ways, exceeded.

        

‘Colorful and classy.’ | Derby fashions of the late Melissa Forsythe Saturday, May 7 2022 

Many of the hats Melissa wore during her six years co-anchoring WHAS11's Derby coverage were specially made for her by famed New York designer Frank Olive.

        

Secret Oath gives 86-year-old Lukas 5th Kentucky Oaks win Friday, May 6 2022 

Secret Oath charged from pack to grab the lead from Yuugiri and off favorite Nest by two lengths Friday in the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.

        

‘We just love Louisville and love our city’: Fans return to Churchill Downs Friday, May 6 2022 

Many came prepared for the rain, thankful it held off until the mid-afternoon. Guests braced themselves with ponchos, rain jackets and boots.

        

‘There’s so much that has happened here’, The history buff who knows all things Derby Friday, May 6 2022 

Preserving Kentucky Derby history is something that requires relentless dedication, curiosity, and daily desire to share it. Chris Goodlett is the man for the job.

        

Meet the man behind the Kentucky Derby Museum Friday, May 6 2022 

Pat Armstrong's entire adult life has been dedicated to the Kentucky Derby. First, working at the Kentucky Derby Festival, and now head of the Kentucky Derby Museum

        

‘It’s good to take part in Kentucky traditions’: Thurby returns with pomp, circumstance missed during pandemic Friday, May 6 2022 

While Thurby is a day for locals, out-of-towners also made the trek to the world-renowned thoroughbred racetrack.

        

Avoid the headache, figure out how you’re getting to Churchill Downs ahead of Derby Thursday, May 5 2022 

With crowds expected to be in the tens of thousands, many are starting to wonder how they'll actually get to Churchill Downs.

        

Diversity at the Derby; How protests shaped equity during Louisville’s busiest time of the year Thursday, May 5 2022 

In 2020, protesters gathered at Churchill Downs refusing to accept the status quo of Derby Day racing while there was still social unrest across the country.

        

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