Churchill Downs reveals preliminary schedule of prep races for Kentucky Derby qualifying

The coronavirus pandemic forced the 2020 Kentucky Derby to be rescheduled for Sept. 5. With the schedule adjustment, many of the prep races in which horses could earn points to qualify for the Triple Crown race will have to be altered. On Tuesday, Churchill Downs Racetrack released a preliminary list Read more

Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes shades Kentucky academics in recruiting pitch to retain Olivier Sarr

Why go to Wake Forest for three years, only to finish off your undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky? That’s the abbreviated version of a recruiting pitch new Demon Deacons coach Steve Forbes is using to try and keep 7-foot center Olivier Sarr from transferring elsewhere as Kentucky looms Read more

Elite recruits not headed to usual places in 2020 with Kentucky the only blue blood to land a top 10 prospect

When elite 2020 prospect Greg Brown turned his visor from back to front Friday revealing his college commitment to Texas, it checked off the final pledge for all the top 10 players in this year’s high school class. Brown choosing to stay close to home and play for Shaka Smart’s program Read more

Virtual Kentucky Derby to be held by Churchill Downs featuring past winners on originally scheduled date

While the real Kentucky Derby will not be taking place on the first Saturday of May as traditionally scheduled, there will still be a horse race on that date. Churchill Downs announced Thursday that 13 previous Triple Crown winners will take part in a computer-simulated version of The Run for Read more

Purdue’s Matt Haarms, this season’s No. 1 grad transfer, commits to BYU over Kentucky, Texas Tech

BYU stood toe to toe with the big dogs in basketball, and won. The Cougars on Thursday secured a commitment from highly-regarded Purdue transfer Matt Haarms, who spurned Kentucky and Texas Tech for the opportunity to play out his final year of eligibility in Provo, Utah. Haarms is a 7-foot-3 Read more