uk vs ul 01 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/27/13) — Not only will the fans be placing bets on who will win the rivalry UK game against UofL, but the city mayors are, too. A friendly wager has been made between Mayor Jim Gray and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on the game that will take place at Rupp Arena tomorrow night. The winning mayor gets the opportunity to show off his hometown racetrack.

“Mayor Fischer, it will be a pleasure to welcome you to Rupp Arena, the Cathedral of College Basketball. I’m hoping you won’t take the loss too hard…after all, Kentucky has won twice as many of these match-ups as Louisville,” said Gray, who predicted he will enjoy hosting Fischer at Keeneland next spring.

“When the Cards win with their superior quickness and experience, I will be honored to host Mayor Gray for a day at the races during the spring meet at Churchill Downs,” Fischer said.

The two mayors will be sitting together for the game and will be cheering on their hometown teams tomorrow at 4 p.m. at Rupp Arena.

Bonnie Dailey
SurfKY News Reporter
Information provided by Susan Straub

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru Aug. 27, 2015

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Hopkins County Health Department released the following restaurant/kitchen… Read More

Two-Vehicle Accident Results in Possible Injuries

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — Traffic was slowed along North Main Street, where a woman was being treated for possible… Read More
1 DOW 16,643.01
-11.76 (-0.07%)    
2 S&P 1,988.87
+1.21 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,828.33
+15.62 (0.32%)    

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10983

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6107

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5042

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4582

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4203

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15978

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10983

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 28, 2015 1524

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1356

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1343

'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1180

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1015

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 29, 2015 1005

UK Part of First Study on Marijuana Compound…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1000

Rep. Montell Proposes Bill to Stop Sweeping of…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 966

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 745

Kentucky High School Football Schedule

by Steve LeMaster
August 28, 2015 727

Rep. Gooch, Others Argue against Burden Caused by…

by SurfKY News