After a pair of runner-up finishes this year Rachel Alexandra, the reigning Horse of the Year, won her first race of 2010 Saturday at Churchill Downs by capturing the Fleur de Lis Handicap.
Thoroughbred racing's Super Bowl will be held at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5-6 this year and Nov. 4-5 next year - the first time the track has held the event in back-to-back years.
The popular night racing event returns to the Twin Spires for a four Friday run.
There will be bountiful baseball, as well as basketball and horse racing this weekend around the Louisville area.
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A summary of local news for May 27, 2010
The Breeders' Cup, which will be Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs, will finish under the new permanent lights at the track both days. The final race of the weekend, the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, will go off around 6:45 p.m. Nov. 6.
You can have a say in which two remaining acts will get on the bill for July's HullabaLOU music festival at Chirchill Downs by voting online.
A summary of local news for May 25, 2010
Don't be surprised if you see some disco-dancing, swimwear or even a tux or two at Churchill Downs this spring or summer. That's because this year's night-racing will feature some special themes, beginning with "Disco at the Downs" on June 11.
Here are four ways to "Get Your Preak On!" in Louisville.
In his first workout since winning the 136th Kentucky Derby, Super Saver had an easy and breezy exercise with jockey Calvin Borel aboard on Monday.