July 27, 2012 - 8:00pm
21 Questions with Mary Plant
by Lou
The 47-year-old, three-time Olympic gold medalist grew up in St. Matthews and still visits her hometown regularly. She lives in Peachtree City, Ga.
 This article appeared in the August 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.  Your greatest accomplishment? “Probably my two world-record swims in 1981. Oh, and graduating from Cal Berkeley is a huge feather in my cap.” Who are...
July 27, 2012 - 9:32am
Several of this year's Kentucky Derby competitors take center stage in major stakes races this weekend
Several runners from Kentucky Derby 138 will be competing in two key races this weekend: the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga on Saturday and the Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Sunday.Gemologist, diagnosed with a foot bruise after his 16th place finish in the...
July 12, 2012 - 7:32pm
Robby Albarado winning Breeders' Cup
Albarado was originally charged with intentionally assaulting his former girlfriend, Carolina Martinez, but the jury of three women and three men convicted him of a lesser charge, after deliberating for more than five hours.
Veteran Louisville jockey Robby Albarado was found guilty today by a Jefferson District Court jury of a misdemeanor—Fourth-Degree Wanton Assault—and ordered by Judge Deana D. McDonald to pay a fine of $500; thereby avoiding jail time.  Albarado was originally charged with...
July 11, 2012 - 11:24am
Union Rags
Prognosis is "excellent" for return in 2013
Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags will miss the rest of the 2012 racing season, but his prognosis for returning next year is excellent, veterinarian Kathy Anderson said Wednesday,Union Rags, trained by Michael Matz and owned by Chadds Ford Stable, will undergo therapy and treatment for a small...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
I’ll Have Another, 2012 Derby and Preakness winner, sold to Big Red Farm in Japa
I'll Have Another, who won two legs of the Triple Crown but was retired right before the Belmont Stakes due to a tendon injury, is sold to Japan's Big Red Farm for stud duty starting in 2013.
I’ll Have Another has been sold to Shigeyuki Okada’s Big Red Farm in Japan after his retirement and will begin his stud career in 2013. I'll Have Another thrilled horse racing fans when he won two legs of the Triple Crown, The Kentucky Derby and Preakness, before...