Gabe Bullard http://wnku.org en A Black Jockey At The Kentucky Derby, Once Again http://wnku.org/post/black-jockey-kentucky-derby-once-again The Kentucky Derby's 139th running is this weekend, and it will feature a sight that's been a rarity in the race for much of the past century — an African-American jockey.<p>"Everything that comes with the Derby right now for me is not the same as the majority of the other riders, or any other riders, because I'm the only African-American rider in the race," Kevin Krigger says.<p>Krigger was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands, but he's been racing in California. Fri, 03 May 2013 20:37:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 22517 at http://wnku.org A Black Jockey At The Kentucky Derby, Once Again Less Potent Maker's Mark Not Going Down Smoothly In Kentucky http://wnku.org/post/less-potent-makers-mark-not-going-down-smoothly-kentucky Kentucky is bourbon country. Bar shelves in Louisville are stocked with a crowded field of premium bourbons; the city's Theater Square Marketplace restaurant alone carries close to 170 different brands. So when <a href="http://money.cnn.com/2013/02/10/news/makers-mark-bourbon/">news</a> trickled out that longtime distillery Maker's Mark plans to water down its bourbon, locals were stunned.<p>Bourbon has to be aged at least two years — and that's where Maker's Mark got in trouble. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 23:22:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 19780 at http://wnku.org Less Potent Maker's Mark Not Going Down Smoothly In Kentucky