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The state of the Derby

BY: - May 5, 2023

Fifty years ago, when Secretariat set track records winning the Kentucky Derby and the Triple Crown and made the cover of Time magazine, horse racing in America mattered.  The narrative — for the sport, the industry, one of its major tracks and its signature event — is different now and defined more by change, controversy […]

Craft has loaned her campaign $7 million, husband’s trust put $1.5 million into super PAC

BY: - April 19, 2023

Seven immediate takeaways from campaign finance reports filed by candidates for Kentucky governor: 1. Republican Kelly Craft is paying for her own campaign, and appears to be prepared to pay whatever it takes. So far she has loaned a stunning $7 million to her campaign. A trust of her husband Joe Craft has given $1.5 […]