While the Breeders' Cup is less than a month away, Churchill Downs has released the design for next May's Run for the Roses.
Local news for Oct. 8, 2010
Someone who's never planned an event larger than a cocktail party gives advice on how to host a music festival that makes a profit (or at least loses less than $5 million)
Churchill Downs Inc. cancels music festival, puts downs entertainment division after 2010 events fail to win, place or show profits
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Real Quiet died yesterday after an accident in the paddock of Pennsylvania's Penn Ridge Farm.
Although not quite Shakespearean in its various acts, intrigues, subplots and human frailties, it has become a great and ongoing farce that Kentucky, of all places, can’t get its gambling laws straight.
Next-door neighbors Churchill Downs and the University of Louisville are teaming up for special ticket package called “Pigskins & Ponies Presented by Kroger” for the second weekend in November. For $25 fans will receive a seat in the new upper deck of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for UofL’s Nov. 13 football game against South Florida and a reserved seat on Millionaires Row or Skye Terrace at the Downs for horse racing the next day.
The first-ever Fork, Cork & Style Louisville event at Churchill Downs Sunday drew big crowds and bigger names, but a few sour notes emerged at the food and wine showcase.
Emeril Lagasse will headline the inaugural Fork, Cork & Style food celebration at Churchill Downs Sunday, Sept. 12. Almost 20 years after the premiere of his first show, he's still got it.
Local news for Sept. 2, 2010
Snooki wasn't the only feisty one on the Jersey Shore over the weekend as Bob Baffert-trained Preakness winner Lookin At Lucky won Monmouth Park's $1 million Haskell Invitational.
See if you can spot the difference between the Kenny Chesney fans and the Dave Matthews Band fans. I'll give you a hint - there's more to it than the headgear.