FALL RACING – Churchill & Breeders’ Comin’ Up

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Hat Time!

With the Breeders' Cup just weeks away, it's time to think about your outfits and that means it's Hat Time!   There are varying opinions on where to start on your outfit for a big race day, but I say start at the top.   Nothing will grab attention and make you ... [Continue Reading]

Hot Brown

Buns, Bagels, Doodles & More

When it comes to fillin’ the tummy, what’s better than a hearty southern breakfast?! Check out these fine Lexington establishments, have a yummy breakfast and build up your strength for the racing ahead. If homemade biscuits sound good, try Josie’s. ... [Continue Reading]

Smashing Tomato Pizza

Lexington’s Got Pizza!

In fact, Lexington has the only Neapolitan Pizza Restaurant in the state of Kentucky certified by the Vera Pizza Napoletana.  So if you’re looking for the real deal, Napoli style…you’ve come to the right place.  You’ll find hand-stretched Neopolitan Pizza ... [Continue Reading]

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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs Fall Meet

Churchill Downs opens Sunday October 26th with live racing every Wednesday to Sunday starting 26th through November 30th , including Thanksgiving Weekend. Count on Churchill Downs to provide quality racing and entertainment straight out of the gate with Happy Hour on October 31st. They’ll broadcast the Breeders’ Cup races on the Big Board on the… Continue Reading

Bourbon by Claudia Crane

Fall is Perfect for Sipping Bourbon

Fifty years ago Bourbon was named “America’s only native spirit” by Congress and it’s always Bourbon Time  in Lexington.  With the cooling temperatures, Fall is the perfect season for sipping this Kentucky favorite.  You will enjoy Kentucky’s finest at these Lexington establishments specializing in the famed Kentucky libation: Bluegrass Tavern: Named by Southern Living as one of the Best… Continue Reading


Good Eats Lexington

Something to delight and satisfy every taste–whether you fancy upscale gourmet dining or your taste buds crave good old all-American barbecue, Lexington has it, great Sushi, Tex-Mex specialties, Mediterranean delights and and everything in between. Be sure to add a comment if you find a hidden local gem we didn’t uncover. A la lucie–159 N…. Continue Reading

In The Know

Tailgating Game

Closing in Fast at Keeneland

A great week ahead at Keeneland, but the end of the meet is Closing in Fast.  Whether you’re Tailgating on The Hill, enjoying a locally crafted frothy brew in the Beer Tent on the North Terrace, watching morning workouts and feeling like an insider enjoying ... [Continue Reading]


Antiques and Art

An area rich in history and tradition, Lexington offers a wonderful array of antique shopping.  Whether you're looking for "sporting art" for a "country gentleman" friend, a horse racing memento or a special gift to tuck away for the holidays...you're sure ... [Continue Reading]

At the Rail - Kentucky Derby

Before You Know It

  The Breeders’ Cup will be here before you know it and it's time to make some plans. You'll be oh so happy if you take some time to think ahead! Remember all those restaurants and cool little boutique hotels that were booked-up when you finally ... [Continue Reading]

Garden City Hotel Brunch

Belmont Brunching

What's better on a day after a big race than a late morning brunch? You've had time to recover from celebrating your big wins...or drowning your sorrows and you're ready for a great meal and a Bloody Mary or a Tale of the Horse, for that matter. Here are our ... [Continue Reading]