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Keeneland to offer drive-thru wagering at Red Mile

Posted: 05/02/2011 - To provide greater service to Thoroughbred racing fans, Keeneland, in partnership with The Red Mile, will offer drive-thru wagering on Kentucky Oaks Day and Kentucky Derby Day at Red Mile Racetrack, in addition to its home site at Keeneland.

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Baseball Cats drop 12th-straight road game

Posted: 04/30/2011 - BATON ROUGE, La. -- The LSU Tigers plated five runs through the first four innings and posted an 8-4 win over Kentucky, sweeping the Wildcats in front of 9,993 on Saturday at Alex Box Stadium.

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Uncle Mo a Go For Derby?

Posted: 04/30/2011 - Todd Pletcher faces a fresh batch of inquiries regarding Uncle Mo, one of his two contenders for the 137th Kentucky Derby.

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Leake pleads guilty to reduced charge

Updated: 04/29/2011 - Reds pitcher Mike Leake was sentenced to counseling and 30 hours of community service after pleading guilty Friday to a charge reduced from theft to unauthorized use of property.

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Gomez to ride Master of Hounds in Derby

Updated: 04/29/2011 - Eclipse Award winning jockey Garrett Gomez will ride Master of Hounds in the Kentucky Derby. His agent, Tony Matos, confirmed the deal Friday.

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Darnell Dodson dismissed at Southern Miss

Updated: 04/29/2011 - Former UK guard Darnell Dodson has been dismissed from the Southern Miss basketball team after his arrest for auto and residential burglary, both are felony charges.

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KHSAA announces Hall of Fame Class of 2012

Updated: 04/28/2011 - LEXINGTON - Twelve former high school coaches, athletes, officials, administrators or contributors make up the 25th class to be inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame. The class will first be recognized at the annual Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame golf outing scheduled for Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.

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Cobb & Locke ready for NFL draft

Updated: 04/28/2011 - For more than three months, former Wildcat stars Randall Cobb and Derrick Locke have turned draft preparation into an art form. Since Kentucky's trip to the BBVA Compass Bowl, the two have been evaluated by every team in the NFL. They've been poked and prodded at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. They've showcased their skills in front of dozens of scouts at UK's Pro Day. They've traveled for private workouts with individual team in states all across the country.

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Borel picks up Derby mount

Posted: 04/27/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Calvin Borel finally has a Kentucky Derby mount in Twice the Appeal.

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UK leads nation in attendance

Updated: 04/27/2011 - Just as fans routinely pack Rupp Arena to watch the Wildcats play, Kentucky annually leads the nation in average attendance. The NCAA’s recently compiled attendance figures from this past season reveal that in 2010-11, for the 15th time in 16 years, UK’s average crowd of 23,603 led all of Division I men’s basketball.

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Pitino will not coach Puerto Rico

Updated: 04/27/2011 - Louisville's Rick Pitino will not coach Puerto Rico's national team, citing scheduling conflicts for his change in plans. The Cardinals' coach announced the decision Wednesday. He agreed in December to coach Puerto Rico in a pre-Olympic qualifying tournament late this summer.

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Cats complete season sweep of Cards

Updated: 04/27/2011 - Behind another dominating starting pitching performance from Jordan Cooper and mammoth home runs from Braden Kapteyn and Luke Maile, the Kentucky baseball team posted a 7-1 win over the Louisville Cardinals, sweeping the two-game series, on a gorgeous Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Signee's Dominate Final Rankings

Posted: 04/26/2011 - Chicago native Anthony Davis is the top-ranked recruit in the country according to Scout.com and ESPNU recruiting.

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Pitino Adds Two Assistants, Including Son

Updated: 04/26/2011 - The school announced Tuesday that Richard Pitino and former New Mexico assistant Wyking Jones have joined the Cardinals' revamped coaching staff.

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The Factor likely out of Derby

Updated: 04/26/2011 - The Factor is likely out of the Kentucky Derby. Trainer Bob Baffert said Tuesday the 3-year-old colt is still recuperating from throat surgery after finishing seventh in the Arkansas Derby on April 16. "I just feel like the window is closing on him," Baffert said. "I'd hate to rush him into this thing."

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2011 CATSPY Awards Handed Out

Posted: 04/25/2011 - University of Kentucky Athletics presented 26 honors at the ninth-annual CATSPY Awards, held Monday at Memorial Coliseum to recognize athletic and academic performance during the 2010-11 year.

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Bengals Prepare For Draft

Updated: 04/25/2011 - Andy Dalton. Blaine Gabbert. Christian Ponder. The Bengals have watched each of the quarterbacks throw in private workouts the last few weeks, imagining how each might fit into an offense that's currently in upheaval.

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Randall Cobb invited to NFL Draft

Updated: 04/25/2011 - The NFL draft kicks off Thursday with first round selections and UK's Randall Cobb is one of 25 players invited to attend.

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Dialed In likely Derby favorite

Updated: 04/25/2011 - Dialed In looks set as the favorite for the Kentucky Derby in less than two weeks. The winner of this month's Florida Derby remains No. 1 on The Associated Press' final list of Top 10 Derby contenders. Dialed In leads most other weekly polls as well.

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UK Tennis Makes History at SEC Tourney

Posted: 04/24/2011 - Kentucky (26-7), which set a new school-record for wins on Saturday, advanced to just the second SEC Tournament Final in the program’s history.

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