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

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Whitfield Congratulates Master Dinh on Sit-up Accomplishment

WASHINGTON (5/1/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office yesterday with Master Tung Dinh of… Read More

KSP Investigates Collision Involving School Bus on Kentucky 1119

PRINCETON, Ky. (5/1/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP investigated a two vehicle collision on… Read More
1 DOW 18,024.06
+183.54 (1.03%)    
2 S&P 2,108.29
+22.78 (1.09%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,005.39
+63.97 (1.29%)    

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4068

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3415

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3273

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2823

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2714

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15282

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8411

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 1079

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 832

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 690

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 608

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 559

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 536

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 509

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 474

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey
May 02, 2015 445

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News