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Building a better horse: A trip to Kentucky Equine Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - With the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, let's table the pedigree and morning works talk and talk about the finer details of...

All in the family

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Kent Desormeaux has saddled 21 Kentucky Derby horses.  He’s won 3 times and placed in the money a total of...

No comparison

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Quiet and calm. It's important for jockey Victor Espinoza to know his mount, Bolt D'Oro, won't have a hiccup in the...

Baffert’s “other” horse: Solomini

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - There's so much talk about Derby favorite Justify that here's been almost no talk about trainer Bob Baffert's other horse,...

Which Triple Crown Winning Horse are You?

Derby Day is almost here! Take the quiz and find out which Triple Crown winning horse you would be, brought to you by the...

How Well Do You Know the Derby?

Get ready for the "Fastest 2 minutes in sports" and test your Derby Trivia knowledge, brought to you by Leather, Inc. Take the quiz!

Anniversary magic?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - This year marks the 30th anniversary of trainer D. Wayne Lukas' first Kentucky Derby victory. It was Winning Colors with Gary...

Bob Baffert doesn’t believe in bad luck

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Bob Baffert won 2 legs of the Triple Crown 4 times before finally notching racing's most cherished feat with American...

Audible is all-systems go

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Three of the last five Kentucky Derby winners raced in the Florida Derby. Todd Pletcher's Audible won the prep race and...

Lone Sailor: long shot with a chance

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lone Sailor will be a long shot to win Saturday. At 50-1 breaking from the 8 hole, trainer Tom Amoss is...

Espinoza happy with Derby draw

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Justify may be the morning-line favorite at 3-1 coming off a Santa Anita Derby victory, but he’ll have to fend...

Bob Baffert talks Justify’s draw

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The field is set for Kentucky Derby 144. Bob Baffert trained Justify is the morning line favorite at 3-1. The Santa Anita...

KY Derby Draw: field now set for Saturday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Tuesday, May 1, 2018) – China Horse Club International, Heads of Plains Partners, Starlight Racing and WinStar Farm’s undefeated Justify has been...

Check out this awesome recipe for Mint Julep Sweet Tea from Wild Thyme with chef, Allison Davis!

Mint Julep sweet tea  Ingredients 2cups water 1cup sugar 5to 6 mint leaves 2family-sized tea bags, I use Luzianne 3cups water 3/4to 1 cup bourbon crushed ice lemon slices ...

KY Derby 144 profile: Hofburg

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Hofburg, the Florida Derby runner-up, is named for the Vienna palace and surrounding neighborhood that is the official residence of...

All on site – final KY Derby contenders arrive

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, April 30, 2018) – Winchell Thoroughbreds and Willis Horton Racing’s Combatant completed his major preparation for Kentucky Derby 144 (Grade I)...

“You worry…”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - It was a good morning at Churchill Downs for trainer Todd Pletcher. His Kentucky Derby foursome of Magnum Moon, Audible, Noble...

Pletcher quartet hits track for final works

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Friday, April 27, 2018) – Two-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Todd Pletcher put his 2018 Run for the Roses arsenal on full display...

Pletcher’s “underdog duo”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Todd Pletcher has four contenders this Derby. Magnum Moon and Audible are getting the most love. What about the other two? Noble Indy...

No surprises

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Todd Pletcher's 4 Derby hopefuls hit the track to gallop out 1 3/8 mile Thursday over a track finally a...

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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.”