On Saturday, May 4, people from all over the world will flock to Louisville to watch the "most exciting two minutes in sports" as the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby returns to Churchill Downs.
For 20 horses and their riders, this is the culmination of their dreams. Open only to three year-old ... More >>
Photo by Anais AlexandreA cocktail to cure any ailment.According to Merriam-Webster, a julep is a nectarous syrup, sometimes mixed with alcohol or medicine. (And who wouldn't be cured by that?)You have to admit there is a certain romantic appeal to pre-prohibition cocktails. A mint julep, the Ken ... More >>
Women in big hats, tiny men wearing pink and cocktails full of leaves... it must be time for the Kentucky Derby!To experience all the action of Church Hill Downs in Florida, Gulfstream Park is about as close as you can get. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, to prepare for the first ... More >>
Basashi, or raw horse meat from Towada.In honor of that annual American tradition taking place Saturday at 6:24 p.m, the Kentucky Derby, Short Order has compiled a list of the top five dishes made with the dinner of champions: horse meat. Now, before you let your preconceived ... More >>
A Wild Turkey JulepThe Kentucky Derby takes off today, and if you're like me, that means Mint Julep time (I think there might be horses involved as well, but I've never been). Wild Turkey's Master Distiller Jimmy Russell has put together the following classic Julep recipe, which to no great surpr ... More >>
There's a band named Radiohead, a band named Horse the Band, another band named Band of Horses, and now there's a horse named Radiohead, after the band. Got it?Radiohead, like his musical namesake, is from England. A 3-year-old chestnut colt whose trainer says he's a "cool, happy, curious horse," ... More >>