April 23, 2014 - 8:43am
Derby party with Latin-folk fusion music, Jennifer Lawrence gifts, and chef-selected food.
Sixteen years ago, Wellspring's annual Derby party began in the Kentucky Derby Museum.
July 31, 2012 - 12:03pm
Churchill Downs announced a $9 million renovation project, including a high-end venue dubbed "The Mansion at Churchill Downs" today.
Churchill Downs announced a $9 million renovation project, including a high-end space dubbed The Mansion at Churchill Downs today.The press conference was held in the Joe Hirsch Media Center on the sixth floor, which will be transformed into what track officials call "a spectacular new venue...
December 16, 2011 - 6:04pm
Last November a six-year-old mare named Zenyatta brought her 19-0 record into the Breeders' Cup Classic. The horse-who will be the focus of a Nov. 4 event kicking off this year's Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs-captivated crowds, especially during race 20 an the most breathtaking finish of all.
This article appeared in the November 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.Last November a six-year-old mare named Zenyatta brought her 19-0 record into the Breeders' Cup Classic. The horse—who will be the focus of a Nov. 4 event kicking off this year...
July 11, 2011 - 8:30am
Churchill Downs' spring meet has ended, but fond memories linger of Downs After Dark.
Churchill Downs’ “Downs After Dark” is designed to incorporate nightlife, racing and dancing as evening falls upon the historic Twin Spires. Attendance for night racing events has averaged 27,898. That is compared to an average attendance of 7,500 for a typical Friday afternoon...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
Group educates women about horse racing in a fun, social atmosphere.
It was fate that brought Courier-Journal turf writer Jennie Rees and horse owner Beth Condren together two years ago to form Females Are Thoroughbred Enthusiasts (FATE). The two met at a thoroughbred owners awards ceremony when Beth’s husband hosted Jennie at their table. By the end of the night...