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International powerlifting competition in Henderson this weekend

International powerlifting competition in Henderson this weekend

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 7th, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY, June 6, 2019– Athletes from several countries will be in Henderson this weekend to compete in the International Single Event World Powerlifting Championship. The event hosted by the American Drug Free Powerlifting Federation will take place at the John F. Kennedy Community Center. […]

LONGER DEER SEASON APPROVED

LONGER DEER SEASON APPROVED

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 5th, 2019

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Crossbow season for deer extended in Kentucky this year FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Deer hunters in Kentucky are getting a longer crossbow season, after a proposal to expand the season went into effect May 31. The new crossbow season will open the third Saturday in […]

CARDINALS AND POST-DISPATCH ANNOUNCE $5 TICKET OFFER

CARDINALS AND POST-DISPATCH ANNOUNCE $5 TICKET OFFER

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 4th, 2019

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Discounted Tickets Available for Four-Game Series vs. Marlins ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 4, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are teaming up to present fans with a special discount ticket offer.  On sale now, fans can purchase tickets for just […]

MOLINA PLACED ON THE 10-DAY I.L. WITH RIGHT THUMB INJURY;  ROOKIE CATCHER ANDREW KNIZNER PURCHASED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA)

MOLINA PLACED ON THE 10-DAY I.L. WITH RIGHT THUMB INJURY; ROOKIE CATCHER ANDREW KNIZNER PURCHASED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA)

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 31st, 2019

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 31, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game that they have placed catcher Yadier Molina on the 10-day Injured List with a right thumb tendon strain retroactive to May 29.  Rookie catcher Andrew Knizner (KIZZ-ner) had his […]

Ellis Park offering record $330,000/day in purses

Ellis Park offering record $330,000/day in purses

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 23rd, 2019

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Nine of 11 stakes will be worth at least $100,000 HENDERSON, Ky. (Thursday, May 23, 2019) — Ellis Park will offer the highest purses in the track’s 97-year history at its 2019 summer race meet, including a record nine stakes that could be worth at […]

CARDINALS ADD SEVEN DATES TO 2019 THEME SCHEDULE

CARDINALS ADD SEVEN DATES TO 2019 THEME SCHEDULE

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 16th, 2019

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Tickets on Sale Now for Stranger Things Night, Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Night, 90’s Night, Sandlot Night, KMOX Day & More ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 16, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals have added the following seven events to its 2019 Theme Ticket schedule: ·         […]

Maximum Security rider banned 15 days for Derby interference

Maximum Security rider banned 15 days for Derby interference

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 13th, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jockey Luis Saez has been suspended for 15 days for failing to control Maximum Security and causing interference that resulted in the horse’s historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner. The decision by the Kentucky stewards was announced Monday by the […]

Costly DQ: Maximum Security bettors lost about $9M

Costly DQ: Maximum Security bettors lost about $9M

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 6th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bettors who wagered on Maximum Security in the Kentucky Derby only to see the colt get disqualified for interference will receive refunds. Twinspires.com, Churchill Downs’ online wagering service, tweeted that it will give back up to $10 to anyone who bet […]

Kentucky Derby shocker: Country House wins via DQ

Kentucky Derby shocker: Country House wins via DQ

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 5th, 2019

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By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security led the Kentucky Derby every step of the way except for the last one — into the winner’s circle. The colt became the first winner disqualified for interference in the Derby’s 145-year history, […]