Tag Archives: Kentucky Derby

Haymarket Whiskey Bar Clears Away The Blues

After a particularly soul crushing day of corporate consulting, I wasn’t prepared to immediately hop on the expressway for the evening commute home. I had too much anxiety and aggravation built up. These demons needed exorcising first, otherwise I risked … 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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Welcome to the 2016 Kentucky Derby

Welcome to all venturing from near and far that are descending upon Louisville starting today. Friday is Oaks Day. This use to be the day that locals ventured to Churchill Downs to enjoy a pleasant day at the track, soak … Continue reading

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American Pharoah Wins One for the Ages

I have to admit I missed the Belmont Stakes on June 6, when American Pharoah secured his third and final victory in the Triple Crown series of horse racing. I had him winning in my trifecta for the Kentucky Derby on May 2, … 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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