July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
If the weather has you cancelling your plans to attend Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, come out to Keeneland in Lexington to witness a classic Derby prep--the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes. If you must stay in Louisville, follow me through the Louisville.com website, Facebook page, or Twitter as I cover Saturday's races and the festive scene at Keeneland.
The Grade 1 $750,000 Toyota Bluegrass Stakes brings the Derby trail to the picturesque Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. The field of twelve is full of accomplished winners and every horse but one needs to win in order to have any chance of garnering enough graded stakes...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
Will we see another new Kentucky Derby hopeful enter the top twenty graded stakes earners by snagging the $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby purse or will The Factor add to his bankroll?
The Factor is the 7-5 morning line favorite going into the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby. Earlier this week, The Factor was instilled as the current Kentucky Derby favorite after the previously undefeated Uncle Mo finished third in the Wood Memorial. We'll see after Saturday if the...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
She may be known for her successful weight-loss empire, but Jenny Craig has another livelihood: horse racing.
This article appears in the March 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com. 
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
You think I know when I’m going to fall off a horse? No, sir, you’re absolutely wrong. If I knew it was coming, then I’d prevent it from happening. When I’m falling, the first thing that happens is a feeling of shock.
This article appears in the March 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com. 
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
by Lou
Just before dawn on the first Saturday in May, Carol Belser adorns the Churchill Downs winner’s circle with roses. She appreciates this early-morning moment as the only part of her day that is almost completely silent. During the rest of her hectic weekend there is little time for reflection.
This article appears in the March 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.