Churchill Downs Spring Meet Ends Today

The spring meet at Churchill Downs comes to an end today. It’s a spring meet that won’t soon be forgotten. Just under two weeks ago, a tornado ripped through the Churchill Downs backside, causing extensive barn damage but no injuries to people or the hundreds of horses stabled there. Spokesman John Asher says the heaviest… Continue reading Churchill Downs Spring Meet Ends Today

Foul Play Possible In KEC Barn Fire

Fire officials say the blaze that destroyed four horse barns and caused other damage at the Kentucky Exposition Center early Tuesday appears suspicious, but no cause has been determined. Federal investigators came to the site Wednesday, bringing with them an accelerant-sniffing dog to search for evidence. A Louisville Metro fire official disclosed to the Courier-Journal… Continue reading Foul Play Possible In KEC Barn Fire

Eight Horse Barns Damaged by Fire at Fairgrounds

Eight horse barns at the Kentucky State Fairgrounds were damaged this morning in a fire. Investigators are still looking into the cause of the early morning blaze, which destroyed four of the barns. Kentucky State Fair Board President Harold Workman says the next event scheduled to use the horse barns is the North American International… Continue reading Eight Horse Barns Damaged by Fire at Fairgrounds