November 21, 2011 - 6:09pm
"We are serious about growing jobs in our state and this board is evidence of that," Mayor Greg Fischer said. "The Bluegrass region already has the assets, including two Ford plants and Toyota plant, to become best-in-world at advanced manufacturing."
The mayors of Louisville and Lexington, who have created a new economic partnership to grow jobs for all Kentuckians, today named a high-profile group of business and civic executives to form the board of directors for the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement (BEAM). The 21-member board...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
Brilliant Speed wins Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland and guarantees himself a spot in the Kentucky Derby's twenty-horse field.
Brilliant Speed, trained by Tom Albertrani and ridden by Joel Rosario wins the Grade 1 $750,000 Toyota Bluegrass Stakes. Before a crowd of 24,990, on a cold and rainy day, Brilliant Speed secured his spot in the Kentucky Derby field, taking home the $450,000 first place...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
If the weather has you cancelling your plans to attend Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, come out to Keeneland in Lexington to witness a classic Derby prep--the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes. If you must stay in Louisville, follow me through the Louisville.com website, Facebook page, or Twitter as I cover Saturday's races and the festive scene at Keeneland.
The Grade 1 $750,000 Toyota Bluegrass Stakes brings the Derby trail to the picturesque Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. The field of twelve is full of accomplished winners and every horse but one needs to win in order to have any chance of garnering enough graded stakes...
April 7, 2011 - 7:30pm
Keeneland's Spring Meet runs Friday, April 8th through Friday, April 29th.
The Keeneland Spring Meet kicks off tomorrow and will run through Friday, April 29th. A lot of world-class racing and entertainment is packed into the three-week long meet. Over 15 stakes races are scheduled, including the Grade 1 Ashland Stakes which runs this Saturday and includes many...
July 29, 2012 - 6:57pm
Traditional arts were sadly underrepresented at this year's Forecastle Festival, but they did a bang-up job with a great selection of performance art.
I already expressed my disappointment over the activism component of Forecastle. After all, if you’re going to bill activism as one of the tenants of your festival, it should be an integral component instead of a theme for the commercial vendors.