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Kentucky Derby winner “Go for Gin” turns 30

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)  - The oldest living Kentucky Derby winner in North America celebrated a very special birthday Sunday. "Go For Gin," the winner of...

Woodford reserve unveils 2021 mint julep theme

This year's Woodford Reserve $1,000 mint julep charity program honors black jockeys who dominated horse racing in its early years. 

WATCH: Kentucky Derby sign is changed for the 147th Run for the Roses

Churchill Downs is getting ready to host the 147th Run for the Roses Saturday, May 1.

New Kentucky Derby ticket inventory to go on sale Friday

Uncovered bleacher seating in First Turn, uncovered box seating for 6 in the Infield, more

Lexington bartenders in ‘Rose Julep’ competition

Four Roses Partners with Kentucky Derby Festival for 18th Annual ‘Rose Julep’ Cocktail Competition

Woodford Reserve releases 2021 Kentucky Derby bottle

It features the artwork of Louisville resident Richard Sullivan, a former professional baseball player

Kentucky Derby Festival 2021

The 2021 Kentucky Derby Festival has created a mix of both virtual and in-person (socially distanced) events.

Disqualified Derby winner Maximum Security retired

Horse retired with more than $12 million in earnings.

Kentucky Derby and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Authentic retired

Owners say after Derby, Breeders' Cup wins, not much more to accomplish.

Exhilarating Derby win for Lexington based owners, Spendthrift Farm

Spendthrift Farm is celebrating Sunday, after its horse, 'Authentic,' held the lead in the last stretch to win the 146th Kentucky Derby.

Thousands peacefully protest outside the Kentucky Derby

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

Ahead of Kentucky Derby, worker shortage looms for trainers

Horse racing officials are warning that President Trump’s immigration orders threaten to cause a labor shortage for the industry.

Breonna Taylor protest: 64 arrests near Kentucky Derby venue

The activist group Until Freedom organized Tuesday's march by hundreds that reached a Louisville park near Churchill Downs.

Pneumatic qualifies for Kentucky Derby, wins final prep race

Pneumatic has won the Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park in New Jersey, which is the final points race to get into the Kentucky Derby field.

General Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas recovering from COVID-19

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Kentucky Derby winner, is recovering after recently testing positive for COVID-19.

New Kentucky Derby plan closes infield, cuts attendance; giving ‘Healthy at Track’ bags

Track making many changes, masks required, people will be asked to leave.

Derby Pegasus Pins sold at Kroger, include other benefits

Coupons, other features come with purchase.

Woodford Reserve unveils $1,000 Mint Julep program for Derby 146

Honors 50th Anniversary of First Female Jockey Diane Crump

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Scheduled road closure Wednesday on KY 687 in Clay County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that a road closure on KY 687 (mile point 13.475) Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

UK history professor weighs in on prevalence of Derek Chauvin trial

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Fayette’s Tiny Haggard receives state Office Professional award

On Monday Ms. Tina Haggard, school office administrator for The Academy at Millcreek Elementary School in Fayette County, received the 2021 KASA Office Professional Award, a statewide recognition.

Dunbar’s FBLA members receive state honors in seven categories

FBLA club members from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School received accolades in seven categories during the 2021 Future Business Leaders of America’s virtual state awards ceremony April 14.