August 22, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Aug. 22, 2011
"Three-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel was arrested and jailed Saturday night in Evansville, Ind., on a drunken driving charge. Borel, 44, took off his Sunday mounts at Ellis Park in nearby Henderson, Ky., where he has been riding this summer. The 44-year-old Louisville, Ky.,...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Due to the rampant use of performance enhancing drugs in sports should the horse racing industry decide to go in a new direction for the upcoming Breeder's Cup, or should we just make this into the newest club dance?
With all of the new and inventive ways that unique performance enhancing drugs are being introduced into sports, and the horse racing industry, one wonders if the following video is not the answer to eliminating cheating from racing. Also, this would squash any animal's rights activists...
June 18, 2011 - 3:37pm
T M Fred Texas wins the Grade 1 The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup.
T M Fred Texas (pictured) defeated the heavy favorite, Grilla, to win the Grade 1 $52,500 The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup. The winning jockey was Santos Chavez, winning trainer was Ronald Martino, and the winning owner was Sam A. Vasquez. Dixies Valentine, ridden by Louisville-...
June 18, 2011 - 3:14pm
With Abu Dhabi presenting the Stephen Foster Stakes today, it's fitting to have a special Arabian race.
Race 6 at Churchill Downs today is the Grade 1 $50,000 The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup. The race is open to Arabian horses four years old and up. This is the first time Churchill Downs has held an Arabian race.
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
Who do you like in the Derby?
In a field of twenty young horses, running further than they ever have before, over a new surface or race track, it's a difficult thing to pick the winner. The Grade 1 Kentucky Derby is one race in which no amount of handicapping prowess will direct bettors to the likely winner. Calvin Borel...