July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Shackleford returns to winning form.
Shackleford, winner of last year's Preakness, returned to winning form in a thrilling stretch duel with Amazombie in the 78th running of the Grade II Churchill Downs on a fast Churchill Downs Main Track.
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
Local news for Nov. 4, 2011
"About 20 protesters camped out in Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office today in an attempt to pressure the Kentucky Republican to support the Senate Democrats’ infrastructure jobs bill." [Roll Call]
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Shackleford defeats Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and wins the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes.
Shackleford, trained by Louisville’s own Dale Romans, wins the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes and denies Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom a chance for the Triple Crown. As expected, Flashpoint set sharp early fractions with the first quarter coming in 22 3/5 seconds. Shackleford stayed a half...