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Preparations in full swing for annual $250,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks at Turfway Park on March 14

The road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) runs through Northern Kentucky on March 14 when Turfway Park hosts its annual Derby prep race, the $250,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3). The signature race is one of 12 races on the day, including six stakes races. As Jeff Ruby Steaks day is the highlight of Turfway’s racing season, so the VIP tent is the centerpiece of the day itself. Situated...

AAA: Gas prices continue slight downward trend heading into fall; new season brings lower demand

Gas prices continue to trend lower, with half of all states seeing pump prices drop two cents on the week. The national average to push is cheaper by a penny, down to $2.56. Today’s average is 11 cents less than a month ago and 28 cents cheaper than a year ago. Kentucky’s downward trend in gas prices has been less dramatic of late. The average dropped just a penny this past week after making greater...

Live in Lou named title sponsor of Louisville Cross Country Classic — the nation’s largest college meet

The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) has announced that Live in Lou – the talent attraction initiative of Greater Louisville Inc. – has been named title sponsor of the Louisville Cross Country Classic, the largest college cross country meet in the United States. LSC owns and operates the prestigious meet that has been held annually at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park since 2001. The 18th annual...