KENTUCKY DERBY | Scott Davenport Explains His History With The Derby

05/02/2017 08:00 PM

Louisville-native Scott Davenport wasn’t always a basketball coach. Before he became head coach of the Bellarmine Knights men’s basketball team- and even before he was at UofL or Ballard High, he was parking cars for money at the Kentucky Derby.

Davenport, who grew up near the track, told Spectrum News why he is so passionate about the Kentucky Derby and his picks for this year’s winner.

Watch the full interview here:

Lyndsey Gough

Lyndsey is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News. You can catch Lyndsey’s work on Sports Night, the only nightly show dedicated to covering everything from high school to college sports in Kentucky. She loves covering all sports but it’s the personal stories that really stand out to Lyndsey, like the story of a community coming together to remember high school track start Trinity Gay who was killed. Lyndsey came to Spectrum News from WBKO in Bowling Green where she was an Anchor, Reporter and Producer covering news and sports. She’s a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of UK. Sports Night airs at 6:30 and 10:30 weeknights on Spectrum News. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at


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