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May 2020

April 2020

March 2020

An Important Update Regarding LTS & COVID-19

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

Dear Louisville Thoroughbred Society Investors and Members,  The Louisville Thoroughbred Society is writing to share important updates with you regarding our progress, and most importantly our valued concern during these uncertain times regarding the Coronavirus, COVID- 19. Just a week ago, no one could imagine the state of our public [...]

December 2019

We’re On Schedule to Open Prior to 2020 KY Derby!

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

(The South End staircase has a new “Derby Hat.” We are now getting ready for Derby Season. / Photo by Gene McLean) It is now about 20 weeks from the 2020 Kentucky Derby. It is only 144 days to the 146th running of the world’s most historic, traditional and important [...]

Through the Eyes & Lens of Our In-House Photo Session

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

Construction workers are actively building the new parking garage adjacent to the historic building. New concrete pillars are now ready for the first floor of platforms to be lowered into their final resting place in the next couple of weeks. Electrical lines are being run up and down, high and [...]

October 2019

Update: A Look Inside The Louisville Thoroughbred Society Progress

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

(Things are looking good at the Louisville Thoroughbred Society / Photo by Gene McLean) The work continues at the Louisville Thoroughbred Society, which will be housed in the historic Hughes Lofts at 209 East Main Street in downtown Louisville. The parking garage is going up. The North staircase tower has [...]

September 2019

August 2019

Stairway to Heaven: Staircases Dropped Into New LTS Building

By |August 13th, 2019|Categories: News|

(LTS Founding Member Mike Schnell, left, and one of the construction workers talk about the installation of the new staircases and the location for the South elevator shaft / Photo by Gene McLean) With all due respect to the great “Rock N Roll” legend Led Zeppelin, a new “Stairway to [...]

July 2019

LTS “Hard Hat Tours” Offered Thursday, August 1st

By |July 30th, 2019|Categories: News|

As the Summer heat has turned up the temps in the Ohio Valley, The Louisville Thoroughbred Society is turning up the heat on its’ construction and remodeling project in downtown Louisville, too. Full bore. Full throttle. Full speed ahead. Although the Spring rains set the construction schedule back a [...]

June 2019

Churchill Downs enters into lease agreement with Louisville Thoroughbred Society

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — (WHAS11)-The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) unanimously approved a Churchill Downs Racetrack request to lease and operate a “racetrack extension” at the new Louisville Thoroughbred Society, a private membership club that is scheduled to open in downtown Louisville later in 2019. Churchill Downs Racetrack and the [...]

From Insider Louisville: Private downtown wagering club gets approval from racing commission

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

Churchill Downs Racetrack and the Louisville Thoroughbred Society are moving forward with plans to open a “racetrack extension” with off-site betting downtown. The track and club owners got approval on Tuesday from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to operate a private-membership club at 209 E. Main St. The club will offer simulcasting and [...]

New Louisville Thoroughbred Society gains simulcast approval

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a Churchill Downs Racetrack request to lease and operate a “racetrack extension” at the new Louisville Thoroughbred Society, a private membership club that is scheduled to open in downtown Louisville later this year. Churchill Downs Racetrack and the Louisville Thoroughbred Society, [...]

Churchill Downs to offer off-track betting at private club in downtown Louisville

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Churchill Downs Inc. will offer off-track betting on horse races at a members-only private club in the works in downtown Louisville. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved Churchill Downs’ request Tuesday to place 12 self-service simulcasting terminals at the club, called the Louisville Thoroughbred Society, which [...]

May 2019

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December 2018

November 2018

Future Home of The Pressbox

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

The Louisville Thoroughbred Society will be the future home of The Pressbox, a locally-produced media suite that will feature live podcasts, webcasts, news, features, handicapping tips and wagering advice from a list of prominent handicappers and horsemen.

October 2018

July 2017