Saturday, August 1
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc.'s Tune Me In held off a late-charging Mr. Jenney to capture the $41,000 allowance-optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park yesterday. The Trevor McCarthy-ridden winner ran 1 1/16 miles over the turf course in 1:42 3/5. The 8-year-old mare paid $12, $5.60 and $4.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky pro players will face a similar squad of North Carolina stars on Sept. 13 at Rupp Arena in an alumni game benefiting charity. It is the first game matching current or former pro players from both schools. NBA rules prohibit the schools from saying which players will participate in the exhibition.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The master of ceremonies for this year's Fancy Farm picnic says he plans to hammer U.S. Sen. Rand Paul for skipping the event. Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones will host the often-rowdy Kentucky political gathering today. It features speeches from Kentucky's leading politicians while thousands of spectators heckle the candidates.
HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky judge has dismissed an indictment that was brought last fall against a former Harlan County High School basketball coach. Harlan County Circuit Judge H. Kent Hendrickson on Thursday dismissed the indictment accusing former girls coach Anthony Nolan of four sex-related charges last October.