Tag Archives: Churchill Downs

One Giant Derby Day Dilemma

It was a quiet morning at the House on the Corner. Spring had arrived in all its glory upon this first Saturday of May. With the snow gone, the grass rejoiced in the sun’s embrace, becoming a vibrant green, energized, … Continue reading

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Plenty of fun to be had on Kentucky Derby Day

With blue skies and mild temperatures, all in attendance at the annual Governor’s Downtown Derby Celebration in Frankfort were free to enjoy the preamble to the 142nd Run for the Roses, and focus on food, drinks and fun. The event … Continue reading

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Happy 142nd Kentucky Derby

It was a beautiful Derby Day in central Kentucky Saturday, aside from that nasty downpour around 5PM that sent a slew of $500 hats blowing across the grandstand at Churchill Downs. But that failed to dampen the party in the … Continue reading

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Wagner’s Pharmacy Keeps Tradition Simple

As anticipation reaches a frenzied height for the Kentucky Derby, those looking for betting tips on a horse and a tasty meal should stop in to Wagner’s Pharmacy. Located across the street from the backside entrance to Churchill Downs, this … Continue reading

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Derby Days Are Here Again – 139th Kentucky Derby

Congratulations to Orb and jockey Joel Rosario for their strategic victory in the 139th Kentucky Derby. This was Rosario’s first Derby victory and the first for Shug McGaughy, 62, the famous Lexington-born trainer. Golden Soul placed second and Revolutionary came … Continue reading

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