A look at the progress the Kentucky thoroughbred industry has made in animal care five years after the on-track euthanization of Eight Belles.
This week marks the 5-year anniversary of the death of Eight Belles. The second-place finisher in the 2008 Kentucky Derby toppled at the finish line and was euthanized on the track. Kentucky Public Radio's Joseph Lord brings us this look at what's changed in the thoroughbred racing industry since the filly's death.
Kentucky Public Radio member station WFPL made the following announcement today:
Louisville Public Media, which operates the city’s three public radio stations (89.3 WFPL, 91.9 WFPK, 90.5 WUOL), has received a $250,000 challenge grant from Ed Hart and Gaylee Gillim to set up an investigative reporting center, it was announced Monday. The mission of the new unit will be to pursue non-partisan, high-quality investigative journalism whose sole mission is to serve the public interest.