Tag: Kentucky Derby

Once again, the sun will shine bright on UofL’s Marching Cards...

UofL has many ties to the Kentucky Derby, but perhaps none as deep as our Marching Cards’. Since 1936, the group has served as “The...

Equine researchers benefit from BloodHorse donation

When BloodHorse Magazine moved its Lexington office recently, storage space in the new place was limited. The editors found themselves with dozens of boxes of...

UofL’s ties to Kentucky Derby run deep

The University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus is 0.8 miles from Churchill Downs – the most famous horse track in the world. But our connection runs...

Picture perfect: UofL student captures Derby from behind the lens

Each year, the Kentucky Derby draws about 160,000 people to Churchill Downs and 15 million television viewers, most of whom are no doubt enamored...

Beyond Derby pageantry, victim advocates plead for trafficking awareness

If you live in Louisville, it’s hard to be unaware of the Kentucky Derby and the visitors it attracts to the city. But not...

UofL senior named 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival Queen

With the traditional spin of a wheel, University of Louisville senior Brittany Patillo was named the 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival Queen. Patillo, a Louisville native...

From the brink of destruction, Red Barn celebrates 49th birthday

On Friday, the Red Barn Alumni Association will host a reception in celebration of the Red Barn’s 49th birthday. That's quite a milestone considering the...

UofL connections to Kentucky Derby run deep

The University of Louisville’s Belknap campus is less than 1.5 miles from Churchill Downs, but this “town and gown” relationship runs deeper than mere...

Derby fans: Know these signs to help potential sex trafficking victims

Amidst the fun and excitement of the Kentucky Derby each year, signs of a dark world arise – the dark world of sex trafficking,...

Mental health services now provided at racetrack clinic UofL School of...

The unseen workers who help ensure thrilling thoroughbred races at Churchill Downs now have better mental health support for the emotional problems their itinerant...