Derby draws near
Which horse will be in which position for the 142nd Kentucky Derby? It will be announced during the post position draw live on NBC Sports Network at 5:30 p.m.
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$3 rabies vaccinations for your pets
Lexington’s annual low-cost rabies vaccination clinic will be 6 to 9 p.m. at Douglass Park, 726 Georgetown Street. Vaccinations, which typically cost about $20, will be $3. Animal licenses also will be available. All cats must be in carriers, and all dogs must be on leashes. (Lexingtonhealthdepartment.org)
Place your bets and have some fun
It’s Derby weekend, with the 142nd runnings of the Kentucky Oaks on Friday (post time about 5:49 p.m.) and Kentucky Derby on Saturday (about 6:34 p.m.) at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Closer to home, Keeneland hosts two days of festivities, simulcasting and wagering. Gates open both days at 9 a.m., and general admission and parking are free. (Keeneland.com)
A Mother’s Day Weekend tradition, with artists, food and more, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Gratz Park and Transylvania University. Free admission. (Downtownlex.com)
Happy Mother’s Day
Do something nice for mom, even if it’s just saying thanks.
UK confers degrees
It’s graduation day at the University of Kentucky, with ceremonies for undergrads at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., and for graduate and professional degrees at 7 p.m. at Rupp Arena. (www.uky.edu/Commencement/)