August 21, 2012 - 1:20pm
An injury to the colt's left shoulder, likely suffered during training, ends his racing career.
Bodemeister, second in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, has been retired due to an injury, WinStar Farm announced Tuesday.According to WinStar’s press release, trainer Bob Baffert said the injury to Bodemeister’s left shoulder likely occurred a couple of weeks ago during...
August 17, 2012 - 12:24pm
Louisville.com writer accepted to The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Ass
Jessie Oswald was recently accepted to The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Association
 Jessie Oswald has been writing for Louisville.com since 2011. Since then, she has covered two Kentucky Derbies and a Breeders Cup as well. She has also contributed pieces about horse racing to the breeders cup website and Louisville Magazine.Jessie was recently accepted to The National Turf...
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...
July 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
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 - 8:32am
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...