‘They see that smoke, they’re coming.’ | Neighbors see business trickle in as Derby crowd heads to Churchill Downs Saturday, May 1 2021 

Most of the homeowners surrounding Churchill Downs wait all year to tear up their lawns, bust out the grills, and make a profit.


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.


Some Derby fans skip the track to hit restaurants, bars in Louisville Saturday, May 1 2021 

The bars and streets in NuLu had no shortage of people who were skipping the track and wanted to be closer to downtown.

Police: Man shot in Portland, drives himself to Taylor Boulevard for help Saturday, May 1 2021 

Police said the man, believed to be in his 20s was shot Saturday evening on Montgomery Street but managed to drive himself to Taylor Boulevard to get help.


Medina Spirit wins the 147th Kentucky Derby, gives Baffert seventh win in race Saturday, May 1 2021 

The Courier Journal's Dominique Yates reflects on the unexpected victory for Medina Spirit in the 147th Kentucky Derby on Saturday.


Surprised Bob Baffert becomes winningest Kentucky Derby trainer with Medina Spirit Saturday, May 1 2021 

For the second straight year, Bob Baffert won the Derby with a horse that had been no better than his third-best prospect when prep races began


Here are the payouts and final odds for the 2021 Kentucky Derby Saturday, May 1 2021 

The Kentucky Derby 2021 winner was Medina Spirit at 12-1 odds Saturday at Churchill Downs. Here's a look at the Derby payouts.


‘It’s not my color that got me here’: Jockey Kendrick Carmouche makes history at Derby Saturday, May 1 2021 

Kendrick Carmouche became the first Black jockey to compete in the Kentucky Derby since 2013. His horse, Bourbonic, finished 13th.


Five years after founding Zedan Racing Stables, Amr Zedan’s horse wins 2021 Kentucky Derby Saturday, May 1 2021 



Medina Spirit wins the 2021 Kentucky Derby, snagging trainer Bob Baffert his 7th Derby Saturday, May 1 2021 

Medina Spirit won the 147th Kentucky Derby on Saturday evening. Trained by trainer Bob Baffert, who has now won his record seventh Derby.


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