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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another Kentucky Derby prep is off — for now.The Santa Anita Derby, the West Coast's major prep for the Kentucky Derby, was to be run Saturday. However, it will be postponed until later in the season while Santa Anita remains closed for live racing during the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In a rare move prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, budget negotiators will present Kentucky legislators with only a one-year state spending plan that holds the line on the main K-12 school funding formula, key lawmakers said Tuesday.Lawmakers traditionally pass a …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A staff member for the Kentucky legislature has tested positive for the new coronavirus, according to an email sent to Legislative Research Commission employees.The Monday announcement by LRC director Jay Hartz came two days before lawmakers are scheduled to reconvene …
MARION, Ky. (AP) — The Cave-in-Rock Ferry that links Kentucky and Illinois is expected to remain closed until sometime Wednesday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said.The ferry closed Thursday, when floodwaters covered Kentucky 91 at the Kentucky Landing. It had been expected to reopen …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Legislation offering relief to workers and employers suffering economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic was signed by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday.The bill was put on the fast track by lawmakers last week as the Bluegrass State deals with rising numbers of …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced a new order Monday instructing Kentucky residents to avoid traveling to other states in another aggressive step to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.His order on out-of-state travel includes several exceptions. It doesn’t apply to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky residents enjoying the warmer weather must avoid crowds due to the new coronavirus pandemic, including those who are golfing or exercising, Gov. Andy Beshear said Sunday.“I know it’s beautiful outside. But folks, this is real,” Beshear …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The final deadline to nominate horses for the Triple Crown series is being extended indefinitely because of the coronavirus.It was scheduled to be Monday.The extension was agreed upon by officials at Churchill Downs, Maryland Jockey Club and New York Racing …
FRANKFORT, Ky, (AP) — She’s a cop, chasing down the Pike County bingo hall and the Floyd County flea market. She’s on the bridge of the starship Enterprise, standing just behind the captain. She’s Robin to Batman.In the memefest surrounding Gov. Andy Beshear’s …
MIAMI (AP) — If there is a Kentucky Derby this year, Tiz the Law will have a shot to be there.And if he runs the way he did in the Florida Derby, he could very easily be a contender.Tiz the Law ran away in the stretch Saturday to easily win the Florida Derby, wrapping up a spot in the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear reported three more deaths related to the new coronavirus Friday as Kentucky had its largest single-day increase in cases since the global pandemic hit the state.The 54 new cases were up slightly from the previous day, which Beshear called a good …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Anita canceled live racing Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic after instructions from the Los Angeles County Health Department.The track in Arcadia, California, was preparing to stage eight races when the cancellation was announced about 30 minutes before …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general said Friday that abortions in the state should cease as part of the governor's order halting elective medical procedures because of the coronavirus pandemic.Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who is anti-abortion, called on the …
MIAMI (AP) — Jack Knowlton has a condo about a mile away from the finish line at Gulfstream Park. And that’s as close as he will get to the winner’s circle on Saturday.He’s hoping his horse can get there anyway.The 69th running of the Florida Derby is Saturday, and it …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Reconvening after a weeklong break, Kentucky lawmakers passed a measure Thursday offering relief to workers and employers suffering economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.The relief bill comes amid a dramatically shrinking economy as businesses statewide close …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak will force Kentucky lawmakers to scale back spending plans, House Speaker David Osborne said Thursday in forecasting an austere state budget.Proposed pay raises for teachers and state employees are now unlikely, he told …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The number of Kentucky residents filing for unemployment benefits surged in the past week as many businesses closed or scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic.Nearly 49,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment assistance last week, the U.S. Labor Department …
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Carolina Hurricanes are asking full-time employees to take vacation or personal days off next week with limited operations due to the coronavirus.In an interview with The Associated Press, team president and …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear reported the fifth Kentucky death linked to coronavirus Wednesday as total statewide cases during the pandemic approached 200 despite a slight drop in the number of new cases from the previous day.The governor reported 35 new cases in Kentucky, …
MIAMI (AP) — The Florida Derby is set to have a full field and empty stands.A field of 12 has been entered for Saturday’s Florida Derby, typically one of the biggest Kentucky Derby prep races and serves as the crown jewel of the Championship Meet at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale …

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