Local horse is heading to Kentucky Derby

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Just six weeks until the 148th Kentucky Derby, and this year a local horse will make a run for the roses.

On Saturday, Epicenter secured his spot at Churchill Downs after winning the Louisiana Derby and brought home one million dollars.

Epicenter was born and bred at Westwind Farms in Bowling Green.

The Louisiana Derby was Epicenter’s second win in three starts this year.