Tag Archives: Kentucky Derby Festival

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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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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Urban Llama Makes Derby Chili Challenge Finals

The Urban Llama was pleased to learn that my submission to the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Chili Challenge advanced through the opening round and earned a trip to the finals. This is the first year of the contest, which is sponsored by … Continue reading

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