Michael Pollan and Wendell Berry were in Louisville during the first week of May. They weren’t on the Derby celebrity runway that rainy day at Churchill Downs. That was left to Kid Rock, Smokey Robinson—among the few names I did know—plus dozens more B-list television, music and sports “stars” who caused a stir but left [...]
Tom Brady knows how to pick ‘em, whether it be a target down the field for the New England Patriots or a horse in the Kentucky Derby. The three-time Super Bowl champion attended the historical race at Churchill Downs on Saturday and cashed in on Orb’s big win. After Orb crossed the finish-line, Brady celebrated [...]Show More Summary
Orb won a rain-soaked Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday and becomes the next in a three decades plus line of next great Triple Crown hopes. It's often said that horse racing has gone the way of boxing and the pursuit of the...Show More Summary
It rained Saturday during the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, and the inclement weather meant a lot of the hats were kept under wraps. That said, some VIP managed to don fine spring fashions and elaborate hats, in keeping with tradition. Read more...
Saturday, May 4, was one month to the day that Roger left this earthly plane. In honor of Kentucky Derby weekend I am posting this photo of Roger and I proudly sporting our hats at Churchill Downs. There have been several photos of us wearing hats over the years. Show More Summary
On Saturday, nineteen horses (with jockeys on their backs) thundered down a wet track at Churchill Downs for the 139th Kentucky Derby, where thoroughbred horse Orb and his 28-year-old rider, Joel Rosario, were the first mud-caked duo to gallop past the finish line. Despite the inclement weather (a.k.a. spring showers) ... More »
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 04: A little guest attends the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images) Read more...
Armie Hammer and his wife Elizabeth Chambers hit the red carpet at Moet & Chandon’s 2013 Kentucky Derby event on Saturday (May 4) at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kent. The couple was joined for the annual horse race by Stephen Amell, Krysten Ritter, Josh Henderson, Lance Bass and Michael Turchin, Martina McBride, Jane Seymour, Lauren [...]
Enjoying the Derby Day fun, Lauren Conrad headed over to the Moet & Chandon party at Churchill Downs on Saturday (May 4). The 27-year-old fashionista rocked a gorgeous headpiece with a matching dress as she chatted with fellow celebs...Show More Summary
The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby won't last much longer than two minutes, but the party at Churchill Downs is an all-day affair. Fans...
Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic. When the field turned for home on the cool, overcast afternoon at Churchill Downs, Normandy Invasion grabbed the lead while Orb was gearing up. But in...
The Kentucky Derby is known as much for hats and high fashion as it is for fast horses. This year, rains are swamping Churchill Downs, but fans on the infield are still holding their heads—and their hats—high. Bigger and bolder is the rule for hats that often dwarf...
From the Churchill Downs pageantry to the fastest two minutes in sports, Kentucky Derby day infatuates America. Here are this year’s iconic moments.
This year’s Kentucky Derby—the hundred and thirty-ninth—marks the fortieth anniversary of Secretariat’s historic finish at Churchill Downs, in just one minute fifty-nine and two-fifths seconds. It’s a record that still stands today,Show More Summary
The 139th Kentucky Derby rolls into Churchill Downs today bringing with it all the hats, horses, and mint juleps that mark the annual event. Stars got a head start on celebrating last night at parties all over Louisville. Lauren Conrad,...Show More Summary
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5 things to know Saturday at the Kentucky Derby via Rickey.org 5 things to know Saturday at the 139th Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Derby is Saturday at Churchill Downs. Here are five things you should know before[...] The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
The American Association of Equine Practitioners reports that longtime AAEP On Call Veterinarian Mary Scollay will serve as the spokesperson for equine health during today's NBC Sports racing coverage at Churchill Downs. Dr. Scollay, who serves as Equine Medical Director for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, replaces Dr. Show More Summary
This afternoon thousands of dapper people will file into Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. They will sip mint juleps, wear funny hats and make “trifecta” wagers after pretending to read the book on handicapping. Yes, the Kentucky...Show More Summary