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Two-time Graded-Stakes winner Slim Shadey dies at 13-years-old

GEORGETOWN, KY – APRIL 11, 2021 – The 13-year old gelding, and two-time graded-stakes winner Slim Shadey has died. Since 2019, Slim Shadey was a...

Keeneland announces six new state-of-the-art barns to be constructed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Today Keeneland announced plans to build six new barns and make other enhancements at The Thoroughbred Center, its 245-acre, year-round...

Hundreds gather for opening day at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -  Opening day at Keeneland had folks racing to the grandstands after the spring races were canceled last year due to...

Keeneland’s Spring Meet begins Friday, hospitality sees slight surge already

Keeneland is preparing for its Spring Meet kick off on Friday.

Legislature nears midpoint, horse-racing slots not only issues taking up time

From abortion to Alzheimer's, other measures clear hurdles

UK researchers study ways to detect horse injuries earlier

Previous research showed that many catastrophic injuries occur in limbs with underlying and preexisting damage

Keeneland September Yearling sale continues amidst pandemic

"The market is still pretty strong if you have a really good horse," Samantha McGreevy with Taylor Made Sales Agency said.

Thousands peacefully protest outside the Kentucky Derby

This year's Kentucky Derby is a surreal distillation of the crises facing the country in 2020.

Lottery launches new game based on actual horse races

$2 million in annual sales expected.

Five-day July race meet at Keeneland generates $63 million handle

Keeneland held its unprecedented race meet in July after being forced to cancel racing in the spring due to the coronavirus.

Day 3 of Keeneland Summer Meet: War of Will wins Maker’s Mark Mile, Four Grace sets record

Day three of Keeneland's five day Summer meet saw a close race between War of Will and Parlor in the Grade 1 Maker's Mark Mile.

New “crop rule” in Kentucky horse racing intends to demonstrate humane treatment of horses

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - Six times, that’s it. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission says a rider can use their crop, commonly referred to as...

Commission proposes limit on jockey’s use of whip

Hearings, reviews still must be completed

Belmont Stakes set for June 20 without fans

Belmont Stakes marks opening leg of the Triple Crown for the first time in history.

Racing resumes at Churchill Downs, Preakness Stakes set

Preakness Stakes set for Oct. 3, four weeks after Kentucky Derby

Horse racing to resume Friday at Santa Anita Park

Park receives approval from Los Angeles County health officials

Some Churchill Downs employees working, questions remain

Union reports employees at track betting windows haven't been notified of plans

WATCH: Ky. Historical Society shares a taste of Kentucky Derby traditions

While many people are feeling the Derby Day blues, Kentucky Historical Society has a peak into the past to teach us how the Kentucky Derby came to be.

Kentucky Derby moved to Sept. 5

The Courier-Journal reports the Kentucky Derby is postponed until September.

Servis, 26 others indicted in horse-doping scheme

Authorities in New York have charged more than two dozen horse trainers, veterinarians and others.

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Firefighters find 2 dead, 2 injured in house fire

The house fire happened overnight in Louisville.

Prayer group held for Lexington police officer injured in car crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Monday morning, Officer Dawn Miller was involved in a collision with another car. Police say officers responded to numerous calls...

Officer involved in Breonna Taylor raid writing a book

News of Louisville Police Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly’s book drew online criticism Thursday.
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UPDATE: Remains found in Martin County considered “historical”

The remains were found by children playing in the woods behind a house in the Tomahawk community, according to KSP.