July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Insider analysis on Sabercat
ProHe ran twice at Churchill as a 2-year-old, including a third-place finish last JulyWell bred. His sire (Bluegrass Cat) was second to Barbaro in Derby 132His distant third-place finish behind Bodemeister in the Arkansas Derby is deceptive. Sabercat already had the graded-stakes earnings to make...
April 19, 2012 - 7:31pm
“Barbaro is one of the most beloved thoroughbreds in racing history – not just for his victories, but for his heroic struggles after his Preakness injury,” said Mrs. Beshear. “John Stephen Hockensmith’s photograph truly highlights the Derby champion at the top his game, and this year’s poster is a beautiful keepsake for Barbaro fans and all racing enthusiasts.”
Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear today unveiled the 2012 Governor’s Commemorative Derby poster. This year’s poster features a photograph by John Stephen Hockensmith, in which he captures the undefeated thoroughbred Barbaro as he rounds Churchill Downs’ first turn...
December 15, 2011 - 12:57pm
With the Run for the Roses just 142 days away, Derby hopefuls are targeting key stakes races
Winter is arriving in Louisville, and that means one thing: it’s time to start tracking Kentucky Derby contenders.With the Run for the Roses 142 days away, key prep races are right around the corner. Top 2-year-olds have shipped to Florida, California and Louisiana to train for the tough test...
November 24, 2009 - 10:11pm
Want or need to eat out on Thanksgiving? These local restaurants have specials.
Proof on Main
702 W. Main St.
Nov. 26, 2-8 p.m.
Roasted bourbon red turkey is just one of four Thanksgiving-inspired entrees on Proof on Main's special menu, which also includes some of its regular favorites. This Thanksgiving I'm thankful for Proof's delicious vodka and homemade tonic (the more I...