10/21/2008 12:00AM

Privman among Red Smith Awards winners

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Courier-Journal, and Pat Forde of ESPN have been named winners of the 2008 Red Smith Kentucky Derby Writing Contest. The annual awards, announced Tuesday by Churchill Downs, recognize the best in Kentucky Derby print media coverage.

Privman won for his “Derby Advance” story, Bozich won in the “Monday Wrap-Up” and “Feature” categories, and Forde was honored for his “Sunday Wrap-Up.”

Each of the writers have previously won Red Smith Awards. Privman’s total now stands at six, Bozich has won 11, and Forde has won three.