The Louisville Metro Police Department has put the finishing touches on its traffic plan for Thunder Over Louisville Saturday.
Kentucky Derby Festival officials have changed this year’s marathon and mini-marathon The marathon’s course has been changed so it no longer crosses over itself, which organizers say will clear up congestion. The course will also go through different streets in the Highlands. Festival President Mike Berry says the changes were made for runners, not neighborhood… Continue reading KDF Changes Marathon Route, Participation Limit
Churchill Downs officials say they’ll sell three-thousand bundled tickets to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks online next week. Spokesperson Darren Rogers says the company has a new online ticket selling platform and they want to bring attention to it by selling tickets to the world’s most famous race. Rogers says they’ll go on sale at… Continue reading Churchill Downs to Sell Derby, Oaks Tickets Online
Longshot Kentucky Derby Winner Mine That Bird is headed for the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown.
Mine That Bird defied the oddsmakers to win the 135th Kentucky Derby Saturday.
Will Pioneer of the Nile break new ground in this River City? Or will his feet be held to the Fresian Fire? I Want Revenge could go head to head with Hold Me Back. But maybe it’s a Desert Party with a little Chocolate Candy. What’s this nonsense? It’s not gibberish, it’s actually part of the Derby field. Listen to the Show
Derby week festivities have not been immune to the economic downturn.
Debris pickup from January’s ice storm will not likely be complete this week.
It takes a small army, it seems, to get a racing horse in shape to run in the Kentucky Derby and other prestigious races. The lynchpin of that team is the trainer. He or she is responsible for the horse’s behavior on the track; which means wins, losses, and everything that happens in-between. Listen to the Show
Prices for most tickets to the 2009 Kentucky Derby and Oaks will be unchanged from this year.