I remember the first bet I made on a horse at Churchill Downs. It was the 3rd race on the day of the 121st running of the Kentucky Derby, May 6th 1995. I had no idea what I was doing, … Continue reading Horse Racing Breakdown: How to Place a Bet
With the weather in Louisville slowly warming up, and the beginning of April upon us, we local folks are starting to feel that exciting anticipation that comes with the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Derby Festival. People come from all … Continue reading A Local Perspective on The Kentucky Derby
Unless you read the Courier Journal or dig around on the Kentucky Derby website, you probably don’t know how much it costs for general admission to Churchill Downs on Kentucky Oaks day and Kentucky Derby day. You may also not … Continue reading Kentucky Oaks Admission, Kentucky Derby Admission
If you’ve been to the Kentucky Derby before, then you know that there are always extra steps and precautions taken on both Derby day and Oaks day that you wouldn’t normally be subjected to during the rest of the season … Continue reading Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby: What can I bring? A list of prohibited items.