Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Churchill Downs

Today we all started our day with breakfast at this Denny’s..

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Kind of a nostalgic looking place..

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Then we headed to Churchill Downs..

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And the home of the Kentucky Derby Museum…

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We paid our admission and took a look through the museum…the guys found themselves goofing off…

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And competing on a horse track…

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We watched clips of great past races….

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And saw these pretty silks from the jockeys…

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After a short movie we headed to see the track  and finish line….

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Behind us is the Winners Circle they use only for the Kentucky Derby….

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The tote board….

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The day after the Derby they paint this statue with the winning jockey colors…

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This is Phantom on Tour a Former thoroughbred that resides here at Churchill Downs. He is the great grandson of the great Secretariat.

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What a fabulous tour. We really enjoyed it all…..  But now time for a refreshment, so we headed to a Winery… for a little taste!

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Back home this is the lineup….Left to Right  the Donley’s the McHenry’s and the Sullivan’s…

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Then a little discussion on where to have dinner…

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Tomorrow we head to Tennessee…so stay tuned!

1 comment:

Debbie Goode said...

Looks like you guys are having a great time. I enjoyed all the photos and especially the "guys goofing off" LOL!