This evening, the historic Belle of Louisville will be racing the Belle of Cincinnati on the mighty Ohio River beginning at 6 p.m.Traditionally, the race is held during the Kentucky Derby Festival, but high water on the river forced KDF officials to postpone the race.
Join Louisville Magazine 5:30-7:30 p.m. on June 3 at Churchill Downs 4th floor balcony (700 Central Avenue) to celebrate the launch party of its June 2011 issue.
Wednesday night before the fastest two minutes in sports, a jockey themed party raising money for the Permanently Disabled Jockey's Fund was held at Prime Lounge.
This Friday, the 17th Annual Derby Eve Gala presents The Rose Ball at the historic Seelbach Hotel in downtown Louisville.
The night before Derby, 1,300 people from around the country will gather together at The Galt House Inn and Suites for The Julep Ball. This sold-out event benefits the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville and is presented by Southern Wine and Spirits.
We're taking a look at (and ranking) the celebrities that Louisville's Derby parties are serving up this year. Check back as we'll update it when new celebs are announced.
Hang around the Downs long enough and you’ll hear them all — the excuses, the braggadocio and other verbal atrocities that are just flat-out infuriating to anyone within earshot. Here’s a short glossary of things I’ve often heard that should never be repeated:
Any serious discussion of racetrack etiquette has to begin with the single thing that affects every betting patron: What the person in front of you is doing at the window/self-service terminal.
Rather than rolling up that program and whipping yourself with it, Why not calmly study its contents? It may make Derby Day go a lot smoother for everyone