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The Kentucky Derby is STILL Decadent and Depraved, and So is Humanitynew

This week marks 46 years since Scanlan’s Monthly published Hunter S. Thompson’s legendary piece, “The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved,” a subjective and hilarious report of the 1970 Kentucky Derby.
LEO Weekly  |  Frank Messina  |  04-28-2016  |  Features

Derby Trafficnew

Louisville's premier event puts police and advocates on alert for human sex trafficking.
LEO Weekly  |  Anne Marshall  |  04-19-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Days of Wine and Rosienew

Rosie Napravnik is the first woman to win the Fair Grounds' leading jockey title. Now she's headed to the Kentucky Derby
Gambit  |  Gabriel Goldstein  |  04-25-2011  |  Sports

The Dark Side of Horse Racing is Finally Being Revealednew

This year, a horse called Big Brown won the Kentucky Derby. But Big Brown's win was overshadowed by the No. 2 horse breaking both ankles after the finish. Eight Belles was humanely euthanized at the track.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  05-29-2008  |  Sports

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