Churchill Downs http://wkms.org en Breeders Cup Allegedly Headed to Keeneland http://wkms.org/post/breeders-cup-allegedly-headed-keeneland <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two Kentucky newspapers are reporting Keeneland will host the 2015 Breeders Cup World Championships.&nbsp; Although not confirmed by the track or the Breeders Cup, reports in the Lousiville Courier Journal and Lexington Herald Leader cite sources indicating a formal announcement is expected later this month.&nbsp; Kentucky Thoroughbred Association Director David Metsger said Keeneland is a good fit for the Breeders Cup.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:01:30 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41380 at http://wkms.org Breeders Cup Allegedly Headed to Keeneland Larry Collmus Is The New Voice of Churchill Downs http://wkms.org/post/larry-collmus-new-voice-churchill-downs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Larry </span>Collmus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be the new race caller at Churchill Downs starting on&nbsp;</span><span data-term="goog_1814275127" style="line-height: 1.5;" tabindex="0">April 26</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Among Collmus' duties will be announcing the Kentucky Derby on&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_1814275128" tabindex="0">May 3</span>. He becomes the seventh announcer at the historic track.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:55:40 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 38672 at http://wkms.org Larry Collmus Is The New Voice of Churchill Downs Summer Heat Prompts Churchill Downs to Revise Racing Schedule http://wkms.org/post/summer-heat-prompts-churchill-downs-revise-racing-schedule <p>The heat wave gripping the area has forced Churchill Downs to revise its weekend live racing schedule. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 12:40:37 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 18635 at http://wkms.org Summer Heat Prompts Churchill Downs to Revise Racing Schedule Afternoon Round-Up 6/14/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-61412 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>The human body contains about 100 trillion cells, but only maybe one in 10 of those cells is actually human. The rest are from bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms. Now, scientists have unveiled the the &quot;<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/06/13/154913334/finally-a-map-of-all-the-microbes-on-your-body">human microbiome</a>,&quot; which includes 10,000 species and more than 8 million genes.</p><p><strong>Four Rivers Region:</strong></p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:33:06 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18381 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 6/14/12 Suspects Sought in Churchill Downs Homicide http://wkms.org/post/suspects-sought-churchill-downs-homicide <p>Louisville Metro Police say they have no suspects in their investigation into a Derby weekend homicide on the Churchill Downs backside.</p><p> Mon, 07 May 2012 18:12:21 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 17885 at http://wkms.org Suspects Sought in Churchill Downs Homicide Afternoon Round-Up 5/4/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-5412 <p><strong>Today on NPR:&nbsp;</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/04/152039897/churchill-downs-supervisor-beginning-his-last-lap">Caretaker Of Kentucky Derby Track To Retire</a></p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p><p>The Blue Ribbon Tax Commission picked three professors to act as consultants as the group considers <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/tax-consultants-plan-consider-different-approaches-they-advise-commission">changes to the state&#39;s tax code</a>.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 21:15:27 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17870 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 5/4/12