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 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....
April 3, 2012 - 9:00am
I believe the city that is trying to "keep weird" as so many bumper stickers I've seen say needs the related sports. A few of those "weird" sports, I'd like to suggest.
I’ve been a participant and spectator for all sorts of area sports; and while I enjoy all of them for varying reasons for some reason my athletic appetite hasn’t been completely quenched. Recently though, I realized why that was we in the Derby City have a serious lack of goofy...
January 16, 2012 - 10:00am
Matt Winn might have spent much of his sports related career in the background, however that doesn't minimize his contribution to Louisville sports.
In 1902 Churchill Downs was in financial dire straits, so much so that the Kentucky Derby could have ended. This calamity was avoided though in large part due to the work of local businessman Matt Winn.
January 2, 2012 - 10:00am
The city of Louisville has become known for the sport of horse racing but why? I take a look at that in this Sports legend of the Ville segment.
Recently, I heard a piece of a radio broadcast from WHAS from years ago. The show was music themed, but in a break the DJ encouraged listeners to come out to the Louisville Downs, a track that’s often forgot about in town nowadays despite the local sports community that’s often very...