July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Rachel Alexandra returns to Churchill Downs on Friday. Could the champion filly, who wowed us with her victory in the 2009 Kentucky Oaks and Preakness Stakes, overshadow the 136th Run for the Lillies?
By Josh Cook Last year Rachel Alexandra ran away with the Kentucky Oaks. She won the 1 1/8-mile race by a record 20 1/4 lengths in 2009. Fifteen days later she became the first filly to win the Preakness Stakes in 85 years on her way to becoming America's Sweetheart and earning Horse of the...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Or, the Louisville Pride Festival had an entry in this year's Pegasus Parade, and this was not it...
Taking a day away from historic Churchill Downs to do some chores and spend a little time with the family before a whilwind weekend,your intrepid reporter loaded up the minivan and ventured downtown to the 55th annual Pegasus Parade.  
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Here is a quick glance at what each of the 14 fillies in Friday's 136th Kentucky Oaks did on Oaks Eve.
By Josh Cook The race for the lillies could be as hot as the weather is expected to be for Friday's 136th Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. Here is a quick glance at what each of the 14 fillies in the field did on Oaks Eve:  Blind Luck (6-5 odds) - The morning line favorite visited the...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Rodney Atkins is set to perform tomorrow night, Derby Eve, as part of Kroger's Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.
Rodney Atkins is set to perform tomorrow night, Derby Eve, as part of Kroger's Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. The New Country Q103.1 and Country Legends 103.9-sponsored performance will take place on the Louisville waterfront beginning at 8 p.m. Candy Coburn, a Kentucky native, will open the...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Frankfort Avenue's monthly F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop falls on the night before Derby. Party accordingly
This Friday, the night before Derby Day, is also the final Friday of the month, which means the F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop will be taking place. (The monthly event has free trolleys that transport people up and down Frankfort Avenue to bars, restaurants and shops.) Local businesses will have plenty...
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