Churchill Downs

The Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs in Louisville is a winner all year 'round

Known as “the fastest two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby is revving up for its 142nd running on Saturday. But if you happen to blink and miss the famous Thoroughbred horse race on TV or can’t make it to Louisville to squeeze on to the always-crowded infield, you can soak up the history and … Continue Reading →

Detroit News travel blogger Susan R. Pollack wins a horse race -- and two writing awards -- in Louisville

Detroit News travel blogger Susan R. Pollack won two awards in the Midwest TraeWA’s annual Mark Twain Awards, a travel writing and photography competition. In the parlance of horse racing, I “showed,” capturing third place in the photojournalism category for “Escape to Exciting Toronto,” which appeared last year in The Detroit News. I also won … Continue Reading →