Ken Grayson's extensive horse racing memorabilia collection goes back to the early days of the sport; former Triple Crown hopefuls share their home with the horses that spoiled their title hopes at Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown; and artists of Gallopalooza create colorful images on fiberglass horse statues to encourage local exploration and civic pride.
From his early days at Vanderbilt University to his career at Ashland Oil, John Hall thrived on competition, tenacity, and compassion. Now a well-known philanthropist, Hall has spearheaded many worthy causes in Kentucky, including education. Learn his story in this new KET documentary.
Lt. John Crittenden's watch survived the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and now resides at the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort; the Minor E. Clark Fish Hatchery in Morehead keeps anglers happy; Home Cafe & Marketplace in Bowling Green makes special pizzas and sandwiches; and mathematician Elwyn Berlekamp parlayed his Fort Thomas high school education into a place at MIT, the Digital Revolution, and the stars.
We visit Mammoth Cave and see the work being done on the cave trails; learn about equestrian vaulting, best described as gymnastics on horseback; and explore the Parklands of Floyds Fork, Louisville's newest park system.
75 Years of Keeneland: A Look Back
In this 2011 KET special program we see Keeneland through the eyes and memories of three former Keeneland presidents as the Bluegrass race track marked its 75th anniversary. The 2015 Spring Meet runs April 3 - April 24.
The documentary chronicles the history of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. Through wars, the Great Depression, the Civil Rights Movement and integration, the film touches on the historical events and cultural issues that helped shape the campus.