April 4, 2013 - 3:08pm
Twin Spires in red for Cardinal Red Day.
The historic Twin Spires above the Churchill Downs grandstand will be aglow in red this weekend in support of Mayor Greg Fischer's Cardinal Red Day. Fischer declared Friday, Apr.
March 29, 2013 - 9:00am
Three-time Derby-winning jockey has prospective hopefuls in Louisiana Derby, Wood Memorial
The Kentucky Derby is an evolving, ever-changing annual roller coaster ride from the morning after to the eve of the next edition.One element, however, remains constant. Fans want to know first and foremost: Which horse will Calvin Borel be riding?The three time Derby-winning jockey is never far...
March 8, 2013 - 10:15am
Colt could land a spot in the gate for the Run for the Roses with win in San Felipe
Just as the Louisville basketball team is preparing for its crucial postseason run, Rick Pitino’s Kentucky Derby hopeful is upon his defining moment.Goldencents, the bay colt part-owned by Pitino who is considered a top Derby contender, faces his toughest rival yet - and will determine his...
March 7, 2013 - 5:07pm
Three-time Kentucky Derby winner Calvin Borel hits a milestone.
Jockey Calvin Borel, a Louisville transplant from Louisiana, became the 26th jockey to reach his 5,000th career win. After months of waiting and watching, fans were rewarded on Thursday when Borel guided Hezunsual, at odds of 9-2, to victory in the 6th race at Oaklawn Park in Hot...
February 25, 2013 - 10:00am
Ive Struck A Nerve springs upset in Risen Star Stakes at 135-1.
In a surprising upset, Ive Struck A Nerve, at odds of 135-1, took down a field of 12 to win Saturday’s $400,000 Grade II Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, La. The win landed the colt atop the Kentucky Derby Road to the Derby points board with a total of 51 points....