May 28, 2012 - 9:00am
For years now Churchill Downs has been attracting big names from all over the world- I decided to take a look at just a few of the celebrities that have passed through the Derby through the decades in honor of that.
It’s no secret that the Kentucky Derby brings out all sorts of celebrities and have now for years, that’s right the famous and infamous swing by Churchill for the most exciting two minutes in sports regularly. With that in mind, and on the heels of a recent derby it seems like as good...
May 22, 2012 - 9:00am
The Kentucky Derby has seen it's share of legends- and almost too much in the background is the horse trainer. Here I look at the most winningest trainers in the history of the Derby.
Yesterday, I took a look at the most winningest jockeys in the history of the Kentucky Derby. However in truth, that’s only part of the story in regards to the people involved in a horse winning the run for the roses. One can’t ignore the incredible importance and stress placed on the...
May 21, 2012 - 9:00am
The Kentucky Derby this year made me wonder, "what jockeys have won the most in the history of the event?"
Still coming off the excitement of longshot horse, I’ll Have Another taking home the Derby crown this year I noted that in NBC’s national broadcast of the event they spoke to several of the jockeys in this year’s race that have won the penultimate horse race several times....
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Health care professionals proved they can party with the best of us by getting down at a Derby Party fit for a Disney musical number.
It is not quite often that freelance writers and artists are afforded an opportunity to attend a first class, all amenities included ball like the princesses in Disney films, so excuse whatever gushing may occur in the following paragraphs.
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Oaks behind me, I needed Oats. On Derby morning, I was tasked with breakfast, both personally and professionally. The Historic Homes Foundation was nice enough to invite my wife and I, along with media sponsor Garden & Gun magazine, to the 34th Annual Historic Homes Foundation Derby Breakfast at Farmington Historical Plantation. The Plantation is nestled next to Sullivan University, and when I say ‘nestled’, I am speaking of the one-lane tree-lined road along the student dorms. This secluded road leads to what used to house a 50-acre hemp plantation built for John and Lucy Speed during 1815 and is now a national historic treasure.
Oaks behind me, I needed Oats. On Derby morning, I was tasked with breakfast, both personally and professionally. The Historic Homes Foundation was nice enough to invite my wife and I, along with media sponsor Garden & Gun magazine, to the 34th Annual Historic Homes Foundation Derby...