By Karl F. Schmitt, Jr.
President and CEO, Louisville Sports Commission
Louisville, it’s time to get the hat just right and straighten that bow tie. Our community is rounding the clubhouse turn and heading into the home stretch toward the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby.
Preparations at Churchill Downs are reaching fever pitch, from the trainers readying the thoroughbreds for the starting gate, to the kitchen and bar managers gearing up to serve all those slices of Derby Pie® and mint juleps.