July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Who's your pick in the Derby? Handicap the race beforehand to make an informed decision.
In horse racing, handicapping is the art of predicting which horses have the greatest chance of winning the race. Wagering is how you bet the race. Often, people confuse the two terms or use them interchangeably. They ultimately go hand-in-hand, but you may find (as I often do) you can handicap a...
April 27, 2011 - 10:32pm
Continuing our sports legends of Louisville series, we're splashing into our next highlighted athlete.
Sacred Heart’s Mary T. Meagher is considered one of the greatest swimmers of all time. When one watches how she effortlessly seemed to glide through the water, it is easy to see how she earned the graceful nickname Madame Butterfly.Born in the 60’s, Meagher (married name, Plant) was born to swim,...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
A horse needs more than a jockey and a trainer to get him to the big race, but who is the entourage that often accompanies the horse?
It takes a village to race a horse. Everyone knows that the owner owns the horse, the trainer prepares him for the race, and the jockey is the horse's rider.  However, it's not just these three that are associated with a winning horse. There are several people behind the scenes that contribute...
April 26, 2011 - 11:29am
We head back to the court for our next local sports legend.
For basketball hall of famer Wes Unseld, one place remains his home and the place where his legendary story begins.
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Want to talk like a pro or just understand what the handicappers are saying? Learn some common racing terms to stay in the conversation.
As the Kentucky Derby draws near, you may need to learn some common racing terms to understand the handicappers and benefit from what they're saying. Or, you may just want to look like you know what you’re talking about at the Derby party. If there is a term you've heard that you don't know, feel...
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