Visiting Louisville for Derby? A Quick Guide

 KY Derby 2015LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – When the azaleas and dogwoods burst into springtime bloom, thoughts in Louisville turn to parties, fashion and fast horses in the days leading up to the Kentucky Derby. This city along the Ohio River spends weeks celebrating a two-minute horse race on the first Saturday in May. It has a growing reputation…

Weather forecast for Breeders’ Cup

Churchill Downs had beautiful yet chilly weather this morning, but that quickly changed when heavy rains hit in the past few hours in Louisville, KY (SDF). However, the good news is that the weather will clear for Friday, ensuring a fast main track for both days of the Breeders’ Cup. The turf course drains well but will certainly have some “give” to it, although probably not as much as many of the Europeans are accustomed to. Overall, it looks as though conditions will be fair to all runners for Friday and Saturday.