Tag: Kentucky

Jockey Tyler Gaffalione fined for inappropriate contact with rival near finish line in 150th Kentucky Derby

Jockey Tyler Gaffalione was fined $2,500 by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for “touching a rival with his left hand” during the 150th Kentucky Derby. Gaffalione, aboard Sierra Leone, finished second behind Mystik Dan after touching Forever Young, who finished third. Despite Sierra Leone lugging in and bumping Forever Young three times in the stretch, […]

Although a report indicates a decrease in drug overdose deaths in Kentucky, the governor warns that the battle is ongoing

Kentucky celebrated a significant achievement with a nearly 10% decrease in drug overdose deaths in 2023, marking the second consecutive year of decline in this ongoing battle against addiction. Governor Andy Beshear commended the comprehensive approach taken, which includes treatment, prevention, and the seizure of illegal drugs by law enforcement. While the progress is noteworthy, […]

The childhood home of Muhammad Ali, now a museum, is up for sale in Kentucky.

The childhood home of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, located in Louisville, Kentucky, is now up for sale. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom house has been converted into a museum that offers a glimpse into Ali’s formative years. Along with the main house, two neighboring homes are also included in the sale – one converted into a welcome […]

Scottie Scheffler spotted at Charles Schwab Challenge after charges against him not being dropped by Louisville police

Scottie Scheffler faced a tumultuous start to the Charles Schwab Challenge as he teed off just two hours after Louisville police confirmed that the charges against him have not been dropped. The World No. 1, who was arrested in the early hours of May 17 before his second round of the US PGA Championship at […]

Kentucky’s Governor to Oppose Stringent Abortion Ban in Tennessee

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is making headlines for his upcoming trip to Tennessee to speak out against the state’s sweeping abortion ban. This move signifies Beshear’s efforts to improve his party’s prospects in GOP territory and increase his own name recognition. Beshear, who campaigned against his state’s near-total abortion ban in winning reelection last year, […]

Tiger Woods’ return to Valhalla for practice round before PGA Championship marks continued comeback 24 years after ‘Tiger Slam’ quest.

**Tiger Woods Returns to Valhalla for PGA Championship Practice Round** Tiger Woods, the legendary golfer, has made a return to Kentucky’s Valhalla Golf Club for the PGA Championship, marking his second major appearance of the year. The course holds special significance for Woods, as it was the site of the third leg of his famous […]

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