Well-known Churchill Downs jockey dies after being hit on I-64W Monday, Nov 1 2021 

Churchill Downs confirmed Miguel Mena was one of the winningest jockeys in their history. Friends say his wife, April, and his two daughters were his world.


Churchill Downs unveils statues of John Asher, Colonel Matt Winn Wednesday, Sep 15 2021 

The statues, sculpted by local artist Raymond Graf, depict Asher sitting on a horse shoe bench talking to Winn.


Baffert: Medina Spirit’s failed drug test could be linked to anti-fungal ointment Tuesday, May 11 2021 

Baffert said he was informed Monday that betamethasone is an ingredient in Otomax, an ointment used on the 3-year-old colt.


What is Betamethasone? Here’s what experts say about the drug found in Medina Spirit Sunday, May 9 2021 

After the Kentucky Derby winner tested positive for the drug, many are wondering about the medication given to horses.


Derby 147 winner Medina Spirit fails post-race drug test, Baffert claims ‘injustice’ Sunday, May 9 2021 

The trainer confirmed the horse tested positive for betamethasone, a therapeutic drug. The 21 picograms found are double the legal threshold in Kentucky racing.


Spring Festivals in Louisville Monday, May 3 2021 

Spring Festivals are a great way to celebrate what wonderful people and places we have in the Louisville area. Spring is here and soon, it’ll be festival time. Here is our annual list of great festival options around Kentuckiana. We’ve even thrown in some day trip festivals for super special events.    If you are hoping to get outside a [...]

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Officials: 147th Kentucky Derby sees triumphant return with crowd of 51,838 Saturday, May 1 2021 

Churchill Downs said wagering on Derby and the week leading up to the day was also up compared to last year.


From fashion to finish, Kentucky Derby 147 doesn’t disappoint; Here’s a recap Saturday, May 1 2021 

Medina Spirit takes the win at the 2021 Kentucky Derby--Run for the Roses. Favorite Essential Quality finished 4th.


Everything you need to know for the 147th Kentucky Derby Wednesday, Apr 28 2021 

What time is the Derby? How do you bet on a race? What is the weather forecast? We're answering your Derby questions here.


Churchill Downs ‘Champion for Change’ highlights Black jockeys’ contributions to horseracing Tuesday, Apr 27 2021 

Tuesday of Derby week has a new meaning with hopes of educating people about the hidden figures in the history of the Kentucky Derby.


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