May 27, 2010 - 10:25am
A summary of local news for May 27, 2010
"The state House passed a two-year $17.1 billion budget Wednesday that included cuts to most state agencies, no new taxes and no raises for state workers. The House voted 94-4 to pass the measure. The budget now heads to the Senate, where leaders hope to pass it by Friday when legislators...
May 26, 2010 - 4:50pm
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.
By Josh Cook
Even casual horse-racing fans knew after May 1's 136th Kentucky Derby that it was only a matter of time before Churchill Downs ran a big race under the lights.
That time will be Nov. 5-6 in the Breeders' Cup World Championships. Races will finish at approximately 7:30 p.m. on...
May 26, 2010 - 12:30pm
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.
By now, most Louisvillians and music lovers outside the 502 have probably heard about HullabaLOU, a three-day, five stage music festival with over 65 artists being held at Churchill Downs July 23-25. The headliners - Dave Matthews, Bon Jovi, and Kenny Chesney - have been well publicized. The stable...
May 25, 2010 - 9:49am
A summary of local news for May 25, 2010
"House and Senate leaders pledged Monday to leave Frankfort by week’s end with a state budget for the next two fiscal years, but the fate of a new road-building plan remains uncertain." [Bluegrass Politics] "Kentucky's bourbon-makers are opposing a U.S.
May 24, 2010 - 10:03pm
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.
By Josh Cook
In the immortal words of Barney Stinson, get ready to "suit up" for the night-racing sessions at Churchill Downs this spring, summer and fall.
That's because each evening of thoroughbred racing will also have a special theme that will follow the credo of Neil Patrick...