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It’s in the bag: Hallway Feeds feeding Keeneland’s yearling sale millionaires

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - 42 inches, 120 pounds; that's the average thoroughbred foal. Fast forward 16-18 months.  The Keeneland September Yearling Sale.  62 inches tall,...

Lexington senior facility sheltering elderly Virginians from Florence

It's often some of the most vulnerable people who can't escape a storm zone.

Four horses killed in Winchester barn fire

CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Four horses are dead after a barn fire in Clark County early Sunday morning. The Clark County Fire Department says...

Two horses hit and killed by car after getting loose from farm

Two horses were hit by a car and killed Thursday morning after getting loose from a nearby farm in Lexington.

Keeneland catalogs over 4,000 Yearlings for 2018 September sale

Keeneland announced Wednesday that 4,538 yearlings have been cataloged for the 75th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale, the world’s most important sale of Thoroughbreds, to be held Sept. 10-23.

Organization helps find homes for surrendered horses

Each horse surrendered is checked by a vet and a trainer, and is then prepared for adoption.

One-day event gives community the chance to safely surrender horses

In an effort to reduce the suffering and abandonment of horses, an animal welfare organization is giving horse owners a chance to safely surrender their horses during a one-day event.

Justify wins KY Derby 144

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first colt in...

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,...

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...

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...

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)...

Keeneland closes successful Spring Meet

LEXINGTON, KY (April 27, 2018) – Keeneland closed its 2018 Spring Meet on Friday with near-record all-sources wagering on Keeneland of more than $157...

Talk Derby to me: April 24th update

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - All eyes in the horse racing world are on Churchill Downs leading up to Kentucky Derby 144. Of note Tuesday, Gronkowski,...

Kentucky horse country attractions teaming up for tours

Two Kentucky equine attractions are teaming up to offer spring tours for people wanting to learn more about famous thoroughbreds.

Kentucky Horse Park Dealing with Flooding

The Kentucky Horse Park is dealing with it's fair share of flooding.

Lexington’s ‘Race Street Riders’ begin lessons

A new non-profit organization is giving inner city kids a chance to learn all about Kentucky's pride and joy: horses.

Keeneland’s influential September Yearling Sale opens Monday

Keeneland begins its 74th annual September Yearling Sale on Monday with a premier Book 1 sale of 167 elite yearlings.

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UPDATE: Bourbon County High School to perform in 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) (UPDATE)- “3, 2, 1 let’s have a parade!” It’s the sound of pure excitement. The students in the Bourbon County High...

Student arrested, accused of making threat at Harlan County High School

The 15-year old was arrested at school and taken to a juvenile detention center, according to deputies.

London man arrested for rape

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says detectives arrested a 45-year-old London man Monday night on a warrant for rape charges.