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So read this morning's Weather Channel forecast after my stormiest night of the trip and before a wet morning ride to Louisville. Little sleep last night after spending most of it in 3 waves of thunderstorms. First is a strong wind, then thunder simultaneous with the lightening and then intense rain that tapers over an hour or two. Sometime during the night my tent pole bag blew away never to ...
... although the owners are usually sitting in regular seats. Speaking of seats they are regular folding chairs except one small area that are just benches
There are 5 horses buried in the courtyard (usually only bury head (will), heart (courage), and hooves(speed) except for Secretariat, Seattle Slew and Man 'O War. Barbaros ashes are under his bronze statue out front. Barbaro won the Derby in 2006 and then broke his leg at the Preakness and ...
Spent the morning at Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum. This is a must see if you are ever in Louisville. Have never been a fan of sports involving animals, but you catch the fever while you are there. Would love to attend on a race day, but the every day Joe tickets are sold out for 4 years. Money that was changed hands on the last Kentucky Derby Day was $210,000,000. Had lunch downtown ...
Our day included several stops. We stumbled upon the Lincoln Boyhood Memorial Park on our drive through Indiana. We browsed the museum that honored Lincoln's boyhood to his early 20's. Our next stop was Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum. We had a tour of the grounds, saw a video about the race and enjoyed ...
... over the bridge and so very convenient to downtown Louisville. Louisville is a beautiful city. The downtown area has been restored with all the original architecture and personality intact. We used the free hop on and off trolley to tour downtown. Visited the Louisville Slugger Museum and toured the factory. Great little shops and restaurants all throughout downtown. Going to Churchill Downs today and will be taking a riverboat cruise down the Ohio River this evening. Life is ...
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