Triple Crown

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    KSDK Viewers Lash Out When Weather Coverage Interrupts Belmont Stakes Preshow

    Which is more newsworthy: severe, dangerous weather nearing St. Louis or the final race in a major American sporting event? KSDK (Channel 5) chose weather Saturday afternoon as storms brought two confirmed tornadoes into the metro area, including one that damaged several businesses in St. Peters a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Derby Day Best Bets

    For the past 139 years, on the first Saturday in May, women have donned obnoxiously large hats and sipped mint juleps, men have bet their hard earned money, and three-year-old thoroughbreds have sped down a track in Louisville, Kentucky in an attempt to claim the biggest prize in horse racing. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Your 2012 Kentucky Derby Party Soundtrack And Geography

    Now is the time for all good cultured TV-owners with new apartments to show off to hold 2012 Kentucky Derby parties and try to remember to call it, while sipping what they hope to be a mint julep, the 138th renewal. In fact, it might be a little late--no doubt Mike Shannon is already "on assignment. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    5 Places to Watch the 2010 Kentucky Derby in St. Louis

    ‚ÄčThe Kentucky Derby is described as the most exciting two minutes in sports. But as exciting as it may be, not everybody is willing to make the drive to Louisville for a two-minute race. If you're looking for a place to watch the race in St. Louis -- maybe drink a few Mint Juleps or sport that fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    RFT's Namesake Horse Sighted Just in Time for the Kentucky Derby

    In two days, the cream of the three-year-old Thoroughbred crop will contest the 135th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.But let's go back a week or so, to another race, in another city...Sunday, April 26. Fonner Park race course in Grand Island, Nebraska. Seventh race; distance 1 mile. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    Kentucky Derby: T Minus 25 Hours

    First off, here is a link to former Riverfront Times staff writer Mike Seely's picks for tomorrow afternoon's 134th running of the Kentucky Derby. I haven't peeked at Seely's picks yet, because I have struggled to come up with my own. I am, however, certain that Seely did not pick the morning-lin ... More >>

  • News

    September 15, 2004

    Shipping Blues

    Fairmount Park's owner can't squander his prize filly's talent on home turf

  • Dining

    May 5, 2004

    Mint Julep

    Churchill Downs, 700 Central Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky, 502-636-4400

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2003

    Painting While Intoxicated

    Plein air party in Augusta