Louisville Magazine

APR 2019

Louisville Magazine is Louisville's city magazine, covering Louisville people, lifestyles, politics, sports, restaurants, entertainment and homes. Includes a monthly calendar of events.

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griffs35.com LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 4.19 35 133 WEST LIBERTY STREET, ACROSS FROM THE OMNI HOTEL (502) 939-3535 | GRIFFS35.COM Griff's has 32 taps on draft, 42 TVs to watch any game at any time, more than 50 bourbon selections, and some of the best pub fare and Southern homestyle food in the downtown area! Join us for Derby, or any other event, and enjoy our relaxing atmosphere! 22 The number of horses that died at Santa Anita Park in California in a span of about two months this winter. Prompted by the unusual number of deaths, Santa Anita closed for 24 days to complete tests on its dirt track and implement North America's most stringent rules regarding horse medication, including a ban on all medications within 24 hours of a race. Some drugs given to Thoroughbreds can mask a potentially life-ending injury, while others can have dangerous side effects like dehydration. (Death investigations were ongoing as of press time.) The federal Horseracing Integrity Act, similar to a bill introduced in 2017, may get a hearing in the House this year. If passed into law, the act would create uniform standards for prohibited and permitted substances, and ban all medication within 24 hours of a race.

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