Horse Racing

  • Kentucky Derby: The Lexington Experience

    Kentucky Derby: The Lexington Experience

    Rolling hills, beautiful scenery, and equine history await when you choose to stay in Lexington, Kentucky during the most popular horse racing week in the United States. Staying in Lexington has become one of our most popular...
    July 24, 2016More
  • How to plan your trip to the 2016 Kentucky Derby

    How to plan your trip to the 2016 Kentucky Derby

    The history, the hats, the spectacle of the Kentucky Derby... There really isn't another sporting event in the world that combines all of this together into a weekend fit for nearly any type of sports fan. Let's talk about...
    May 1, 2015More
  • Best Kentucky Derby Hats to buy online

    Best Kentucky Derby Hats to buy online

      Ok ladies, one week to go before the 2015 Kentucky Derby and many of you are in "Hat Panic". There is only one thing more important that your Kentucky Derby Ticket  if you are a lady and that is your Kentucky Derby...
    April 24, 2015More
  • Touring Derby Country: The Great Little Silver Charm

    Touring Derby Country: The Great Little Silver Charm

    Little Silver Charm, the star of Old Friends Retirement Farm I now follow a horse on Twitter and Facebook. But this isn’t just any horse, he is the great Little Silver Charm. I met him for the first time on the farm where...
    March 29, 2014More
  • 2013 Kentucky Derby Odds, Winning History, & Fun!

    2013 Kentucky Derby Odds, Winning History, & Fun!

    It seems like just last week we were anxiously waiting for the Belmont Stakes in hopes that I'll Have Another could complete the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.  As fate would have it the Triple Crown was not...
    May 3, 2013More
  • When is the 2013 Kentucky Derby?

    When is the 2013 Kentucky Derby?

    Louisville, KY has been the home to the premiere North-American horse race for well over a century and the tradition continues in 2013.  This year the Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday, May 4th.  It is also important...
    January 8, 2013More
  • When and where is the Breeders Cup?

    When and where is the Breeders Cup?

    Earlier this year the horse racing world missed out an opportunity for a Triple Crown winner in a most unfortunate manner.  The outcome was clearly the best and healthiest choice for the horse but no one likes to see a...
    August 7, 2012More
  • Triple Crown Winner? I'll Have Another orders a shot of history

    Triple Crown Winner? I'll Have Another orders a shot of history

    I'll Have Another put on another spectacular display this past weekend at the Preakness Stakes and now the horse has a chance to reach horse racing immortality.  I'll Have Another must have watched a replay of his Derby...
    May 22, 2012More
  • The torture of finding my Kentucky Derby Hat

    The torture of finding my Kentucky Derby Hat

    With less than one month before the 2012 Kentucky Derby, I answered the phone at Sports Traveler last week to hear this on the other line: “Um, I’m attending the Kentucky Derby with your company and um… I have a silly...
    April 19, 2012More
  • 2012 Kentucky Derby Qualifiers

    2012 Kentucky Derby Qualifiers

    Well March is already on the way out and with April only a few days away Sports Traveler is gearing up the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby.  The Kentucky Derby is clearly a major sporting event in this country and has...
    March 28, 2012More
  • Derby Days Are Near Again

    Derby Days Are Near Again

    Last weekend the historic home of the Kentucky Derby hosted another exciting year for the Breeders' Cup.  The 2011 Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs marks the end of a two year run at the Kentucky race track.  Patrons of...
    November 9, 2011More
  • Horse Racing At It's Finest

    Horse Racing At It's Finest

    We are now in the middle of August and our attention in the sports world is either on a pennant race in baseball or the start of good 'ol fashioned tackle football.  Soon the leaves will change color and the cool nights...
    August 18, 2011More

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