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Belmont ‘spoiler’ Birdstone ‘retires’ to Old Friends

Birdstone sired winners, including a Belmont and Travers winner like him.

NY-bred Tiz the Law wins barren Belmont Stakes

Tiz the Law has won an unprecedented Belmont Stakes, claiming victory at the first race of a rejiggered Triple Crown schedule in front of eerily empty grandstands.

Champion thoroughbred dies from possible accident

War Emblem, who won the 2002 Derby and Preakness, found dead at Old Friends Retirement Center.

Oldest living jockey to win Kentucky Derby found safe after days missing

The oldest living jockey to win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes has been found safe in New York after being reported missing.

Preakness Winner War of Will among five Keeneland sales graduates entered in Belmont

Preakness winner War of Will is one of five graduates of Keeneland sales among the 10 horses entered in the 151st running of the $1.5 million Belmont Presented by NYRA Bets to be run Saturday at Belmont Park.

Mayo’s 26 not enough in loss to Belmont, 109-93

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (EKU Sports)– Senior Nick Mayo poured in 26 points, but it was not enough as the Eastern Kentucky University men's basketball team...

What’s next for Justify?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The plan was, "We hope we're buying a good horse." It worked out. WinStar and company put up $500,000 and purchased Justify...

The Justify tour begins

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - It was back to Churchill Downs Monday for Triple Crown winner Justify. It's special.  It's memorable and no doubt elite. The Triple...

“People want to see him.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - After such a build up and so many close calls over the years following Affirmed in 1978, the Triple Crown...

“Pace makes the race.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Justify is on the rail Saturday in the Belmont Stakes. The Triple Crown hopeful will look to become the first from...

“It feels like less pressure.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The start is key.  With a quarter horse background, trainer Bob Baffert says his horses are ready to break well. That...

“They have to show up.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Justify will vie for the Triple Crown Saturday in the Belmont Stakes and do so as the heavy favorite...arriving Wednesday...

The People’s Horse

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - With the Triple Crown on the line in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, Justify will no doubt be the people's horse on...

Baffert and Lukas talk Justify and Bravazo Belmont prep

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - There's a week and change before the Belmont Stakes.  There’s a week and change before we see if Bob Baffert...

“That’s what you want to see.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Just like American Pharoah.  That's what you want to hear from trainer Bob Baffert if you're on Team Justify. On Tuesday,...

Get it or don’t

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - 4 times Bob Baffert has taken a Triple Crown hopeful to the Belmont Stakes; winning it once with American Pharoah...

“We don’t train scared.”

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, May 28, 2018) – Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert arrived in Louisville on Sunday to watch his undefeated Kentucky Derby...

Justify back on track

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, May 24, 2018) – WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners and Starlight Racing’s undefeated Kentucky Derby Presented by...

Spoiling success

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Imagine winning 1,017 races worth roughly $46 million. Elliott Walden is known now for his CEO role at WinStar Farm these...

“This is what makes horse racing great.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - It's on to the Belmont Stakes with the Triple Crown on the line race fans. Justify remained unbeaten with the win...

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-25-20

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - COVID-19 led to numerous postponements and cancellations for the high school football schedule. Despite the problems, high school team still...

Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

Six protesters were arrested Friday night in Lexington for blocking a road, just a night after four others were arrested near UK's campus for the same.
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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”