KRCN was known for many years as KLMO. The station used to broadcast a Country music format until March 22, 2000, when the Radio Colorado Network was launched and switch format to Business and Personal Finance. On January 1, 2015, KRCN became an affiliate of the Catholic Radio Network, moving its programming from KPIO.
KRCN and the Radio Colorado Network are owned and operated by Pilgrim Communications, Inc.
At 6,035 feet (1,839m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, rising over 8,000 feet (2,400m) above the city on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains. The city is home to the United States Air Force Academy, 24 national governing bodies of sport, the United States Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Training Center.
Colorado wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Colorado. Most of Colorado's vineyards are located on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, though an increasing number of wineries are located along the Front Range.
Until the emergence of Fairway at the end of the decade, Colorado was regarded as the best racehorse sired by Phalaris, who became the most influential stallion of the 20th Century. His dam, Canyon, won the 1000 Guineas in 1916 and was a successful broodmare. In addition to Colorado she produced the Eclipse Stakes winner Caerleon.
He was a small, but powerfully built colt standing just over 15 hands, known to be a particular favourite of his owner, Lord Derby. He was trained at Lord Derby's Stanley House stable by George Lambton who found him a difficult horse to prepare because of his habit of "choking" in exercise gallops.
1925: two-year-old season
Colorado was a leading two-year-old in 1925, winning the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot. In the Free Handicap, an official assessment of the year's two-year-olds, Colorado was assesses on 118lbs, eight pounds below the joint topweights Coronach and Legatee.