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Exhibit to showcase Derby’s star appeal

A museum is planning a spring opening for a new exhibit showcasing the Kentucky Derby's star appeal.

Kentucky Derby Festival app available for Android, iOS

Louisville is in the home stretch leading to the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival, and people anxious for its arrival can download an app for mobile devices to maximize the experience.

Churchill selects successor to track announcer

Churchill Downs has a new track announcer, who will be the voice of the Kentucky Derby.

Silver Charm Retiring In Comfort

Silver Charm has been at Old Friends Farm for about a week. Silver Charm came from Japan.

Keeneland Moves Blue Grass Stakes To Opening Weekend Of Spring Meet; Increases Purse To $1 Million

The Toyota Blue Grass Stakes will be run on the first Saturday of the Spring Meet at Keeneland instead of the second, the track announced on Friday. The purse will increase to $1 million, making it one of North America's richest Kentucky Derby prep races.

Woodford Reserve Donates $26,000 To Old Friends Retirement Center

Woodford Reserve donated $26,000 to Old Friends Retirement Center in Scott County. The money was raised during the selling of 89 exclusive $1000 Mint Julep Cups during the Kentucky Derby.

Blue Grass Stakes Winner Euthanized After Training Accident

The horse that won the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland in April was euthanized after a training accident. Dance With Fate was galloping at Del Mar in California early Thursday morning when he bolted to the outside fence near the far turn, crashed into the fence and fell.

Big Donation Given To ‘Old Friends’ Thoroughbred Retirement Farm

Jockey Rosie Napravnik and Wild Turkey distiller Jimmy Russel presented a check on Friday for $35,000 to 'Old Friends' thoroughbred retirement farm in Scott County. The money was raised during the Triple Crown campaign.

Big Donation Given To ‘Old Friends’ Thoroughbred Retirement Farm

Jockey Rosie Napravnik and Wild Turkey distiller Jimmy Russel presented a check on Friday for $35,000 to 'Old Friends' thoroughbred retirement farm in Scott County. The money was raised during the Triple Crown campaign.

Kentucky Derby Horse ‘Intense Holiday’ Euthanized

Kentucky Derby horse 'Intense Holiday' was put down Thursday following a battle with laminitis, according to Starlight Racing.

Oaks Day: Celebrated At Keeneland

Hundreds of people came in small groups to relax and watch the Oaks, from a distance

Keeneland Plans Oaks And Derby Day Celebrations

Keeneland will throw the biggest party in Lexington for the Kentucky Oaks on Friday and the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

Beef, Bourbon, Bacon And Blue Burgers

This 2013 Winning Derby Burger Challenge Recipe was created by Bill Keyer of Louisville.

Monday Named “Calvin Borel Day” At Thoroughbred Retirement Farm

Old Friends, a thoroughbred retirement center, will be celebrating three-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel.

Hunter’s Hatters Last Derby Season

Hunter's Hatters in Lexington has been helping women select a hat for the Kentucky Derby for 29 years. After nearly three decades of helping accessorize women before they head to Churchill Downs, Jackson said this Derby season will be her last.

Derby Day Comes to Keeneland

Thousands show up at Keeneland for a relaxed day of races

Stevens Back In Saddle For First Post-Retirement Derby

Former jockey turned broadcaster is once again making a run at the roses.

Update: Gov. Beshear Says Boston Bombings Will Affect Derby

Governor Beshear said Monday that the Boston Marathon bombings will affect security measures for the Kentucky Derby.

Security In Focus For Kentucky Derby

After explosions occured at the Boston Marathon, Gov. Steve Beshear says security remains a priority at the Kentucky Derby.

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‘Stuff the Bus’ donation drive gives school supplies to families in need

The Salvation Army is hosting it's 'Stuff the Bus' school donation drive this weekend, helping families in need. 
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UK students move in with safety measures in place

It was the first move-in day for incoming students and it was one like never before with several COVID-19 safety measures in place.