One of the strangest stories to come out of the weekend's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs was that of Georgetown man Michael Wells-Rody's Saturday adventure.
According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, the 24-year-old's arrest citation stated that he “was manifestly under the influence of alcoholic beverages” when he “snuck into a restricted area he was not authorized to be in” and took off on a (lead pony) horse.
Kentucky State Police said that Wells-Rody made it from the tunnel beneath the grandstand almost out to the racetrack area.
He was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
Breeders Cup ended with a trip to jail for Michael Wells-Rody. Police say he was drunk and snuck into a restricted area at Churchill Downs, got on a horse and rode out of the tunnel area into the track entrance. He's charged with disorderly conduct. pic.twitter.com/Bt6cErzZBy
— Carolyn Callahan (@CarolynWLKY) November 4, 2018
Read more at the Lexington Herald-Leader.
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