All posts tagged "Churchill Downs"

  • Live Blog: Sights and sounds from #TLCDerby

    Happy Derby Day! Check back here throughout the day for live coverage from the Cardinal’s staff at Churchill Downs. Use #TLCDerby to interact with us on social media.  6:50 p.m.: Nyquist is the winner of the Kentucky...

    • Posted May 7, 2016
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  • A student’s guide to surviving Derby season

    By Olivia Krauth– In case you haven’t noticed, the Kentucky Derby is a huge deal, both in the area and in the horse-racing world. Because Churchill Downs is in U of L’s backyard, students who stick around...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • Derby celebration gets technology upgrade

    By Brooke Moody– As the sky lightens behind the iconic twin spires of Churchill Downs, Kentuckians flocked to the track for a day of horse racing, bourbon, music and fun. May 5th marks Thurby, a day that celebrates...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • O.A.R. brings spotlight to opening acts

    On Wednesday night around 7 p.m., Churchill Downs caught the funk. Of A Revolution, or O.A.R, played about a two-hour set Wednesday night. The majority of the crowd drank pale ales and wore pookah shell necklaces. They sang...

    • Posted September 10, 2015
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  • Lederhosen Invade Churchill Downs

    Lederhosen, alpine hats and Stella Artois filled the stands at Churchill Downs for Oktoberfest-themed Downs after Dark on Friday September 19. The theme mirrored the German Oktoberfest. The entire 30,000 sq. ft. Plaza at Churchill Downs was transformed...

    • Posted September 21, 2014
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  • Downs goes PINK on Nov. 18th

    By Laura Azahar– A pink out at Churchill Downs will promote a healthier backside at the track. The Downs will be hosting the 5th Annual Horses and Hope Race Day on Nov. 18, 2012. First Lady Jane Beshear...

    • Posted November 13, 2012
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  • Churchill Downs decides against pursuing MSD project

    By Genevieve Mills– The Louisville Metro Sewage Department has been trying to reduce sewer overflows since 2009. With the Integrated Overflow Abatement Plan, a plan that will last for 20 years, MSD created a number of projects...

    • Posted October 2, 2012
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  • column: It’s never too early to start thinking about the Kentucky Derby

    By Ryan Martin– The Kentucky Derby is only two months away, which may seem like a long time to some students, but believe it or not, it’s right around the corner for many in the world of...

    • Posted March 5, 2012
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  • Churchill Downs hosts the Breeder’s Cup for eighth time

    By Ryan Martin– Just a short distance away from campus this last weekend, Churchill Downs hosted the Breeders Cup world thoroughbred championships, a two day event that consists of 15 races, takes place each fall at different...

    • Posted November 13, 2011
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