Your Last-Minute Crowdsourced Kentucky Derby Betting Guide

In the only Kentucky Derby I covered, as a 19-year-old intern for the Lexington Herald-Leader, I got lucky on a $3 exacta bet that paid 33-1. The feeling of sprinting up the stairs to the press box to trade a $1 bill for five twenties (yes, that would be from the dedicated betting booth in the Churchill Downs press… » 5/04/13 1:40pm 5/04/13 1:40pm

Police Identify Kentucky Derby Murder Victim, Believe He Was Killed…

Louisville police briefed the media this morning on the shocking news that a horse groom was murdered at Churchill Downs following the Kentucky Derby. Lt. Barry Wilkerson of the Louisville Metro Police Department just wrapped up a 20-minute press conference and gave a clearer picture of what went down and what… » 5/07/12 11:30am 5/07/12 11:30am