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Jones hopes to tune up Street Band in Sunday’s $100,000 Groupie Doll Stakes at Ellis Park

Street Band was one of the country’s top 3-year-old fillies last year. Trainer Larry Jones, also her co-owner and co-breeder, is still trying to see how that translates into her stature as a 4-year-old. Just matching last year is a lofty standard, with Street Band earning more than $1 million in 2019, including victories in the Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks, Grade 3 Indiana Oaks and Parx’s Grade 1...

Dale Taulbee named assistant v.p. for Community Trust Versailles-Frankfort-Georgetown market

Larry Jones, Central Region President of Community Trust Bank, has named Dale Taulbee an Assistant Vice President, Business Banking, in Community Trust’s Versailles-Frankfort-Georgetown Market. Dale Taulbee Taulbee’s responsibilities include providing consumer, residential, and commercial lending options to new and existing client relationships by offering financial solutions to individuals and...

Bluegrass Tomorrow to recognize 2017 Vision Award winners February 6 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort

Herb Miller of Columbia Gas, Scott County Judge Executive George Lusby, President John Marsden of Midway University, Larry Jones of Community Trust Bank, and KY Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, are among the honorees at Bluegrass Tomorrow’s Vision Awards Breakfast February 6 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort in Lexington. George Lusby The annual Vision Awards Breakfast is a time-honored...

People in the News: Denning named to airport board; Communuity Bank sets new advisory board members

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board is pleased to welcome Garyen Denning as a new board member. Denning will serve a four-year term on the airport’s 10-member board. Denning is currently a managing partner of Lexington-based CRM Companies Restaurant Group. Denning oversees all operations of its Raising Canes and MOD Pizza franchises in central Kentucky and Charleston, South Carolina,...

Stellar Wind, I’m a Chatterbox, Lovely Maria among the top choices for Kentucky Oaks

Five Grade I winners plus the best 3-year-old fillies of 2015 from South Florida and New Orleans make up part of a deep field of 14 fillies and one also-eligible entered today for Friday’s 141st running of the $1 million Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.   The Oaks will go as the 11th race on Friday’s 12-race program that begins at 10:30 a.m. Post time for the Oaks is 5:49 p.m. The winner...

Stellar Wind, I'm a Chatterbox, Lovely Maria among the top choices for Kentucky Oaks

Five Grade I winners plus the best 3-year-old fillies of 2015 from South Florida and New Orleans make up part of a deep field of 14 fillies and one also-eligible entered today for Friday’s 141st running of the $1 million Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.   The Oaks will go as the 11th race on Friday’s 12-race program that begins at 10:30 a.m. Post time for the Oaks is 5:49 p.m. The winner...

Lovely Maria, I’m a Chatterbox poised to provide Jones with third Kentucky Oaks win

Lovely Maria became a favorite for the Kentucky Oaks after winning the Ashland Stakes for trainer Larry Jones at Keeneland on April 5 (Keeneland Photo)   By Liane Crossley KyForward correspondent   In his early days of training racehorses in Western Kentucky, Larry Jones said he never imagined winning prestigious races.   “When I started, all I wanted was to win at Ellis Park and for...

Lovely Maria, I'm a Chatterbox poised to provide Jones with third Kentucky Oaks win

Lovely Maria became a favorite for the Kentucky Oaks after winning the Ashland Stakes for trainer Larry Jones at Keeneland on April 5 (Keeneland Photo)   By Liane Crossley KyForward correspondent   In his early days of training racehorses in Western Kentucky, Larry Jones said he never imagined winning prestigious races.   “When I started, all I wanted was to win at Ellis Park and for...