August 17, 2012 - 1:24pm
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...
June 8, 2012 - 2:34pm
I'll Have Another's spectacular run ends one day before the Belmont Stakes
A swollen tendon has forced I'll Have Another to retire from horse racing for good at a time when the industry desperately needed his now halted Triple Crown run.
I'll Have Another's trainer Doug O'Neill and owner J. Paul Reddam announced in a press conference in Belmont Park today that the horse will not only be scratched from the Belmont Stakes, but will retire from horse racing completely."You can see he's in good shape," Reddam...
July 4, 2010 - 9:31am
Instead of lighting a firecracker and losing a finger or two on the Fourth of July head to Churchill Downs where general admission is free and beer and hot dogs are $1 all day.
By Josh Cook Instead of lighting a firecracker and losing a finger or two on the Fourth of July, maybe you should just watch a Firecracker. The Firecracker Handicap that is. The Grade II turf race, which marks the return of 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird to Churchill Downs,...
July 3, 2010 - 3:41pm
Kiddari held off Vertical Vision to win the $66,500 feature race Friday night at Churchill Downs in front of a record "Downs After Dark" crowd.
By Josh Cook Kiddari seems to like Churchill Downs, just like her momma. The 4-year-old homebred daughter of 2004 Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones, won the feature race Friday night in front of a "Downs After Dark" record crowd of 32,481 at Churchill Downs.
June 30, 2010 - 12:11am
The 2009 Kentucky Derby winner hasn't won a race since winning the Run for the Roses, but he looked very good in a Monday workout at Churchill and could race here Saturday or Sunday.
By Josh Cook The last time we saw Mine That Bird the gelding was struggling to a ninth-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Classic last November. The next time we see the 2009 Kentucky Derby winner racing again might be this weekend at Churchill Downs. Mine That Bird had a "bullet...