Dick Downey, a native Kentuckian, is an attorney and retired Circuit Judge. In 2003, he founded The Downey Profile a seasonal website dedicated to coverage of the Kentucky Derby, the Triple Crown Trail and other events. Attorney in private practice 28 years. Retired, then worked at Kentucky Legal Aid part-time helping poor people for seven years. Retired again, then appointed by Gov. Beshear as a Family Court judge to fill out the unexpired term of a deceased judge. Now retired again. The Downey Profile is a seasonal website. Dan is regularly credentialed media by major tracks in the U.S. His interest in determining how the Kentucky Derby is won began in the late 1990’s reading material by Jennie Rees. This was followed by hundreds of hours of research of Derby PP’s going back to 1973.