(A nose job and a cat eye / All Photos by Holly M. Smith)

Editor’s Note:

The final weekend of the Churchill Downs’ Spring / Summer Meet is now in the history books, but the memories of both the final three days and the entire meet will linger on forever, in the minds and souls of many. It was Kentucky Derby 150, after all. A history making and changing event that bled into a most wonderful season of racing and celebrations.

Here’s a look through the eyes and lens of our great friend and ally — Holly M. Smith:



Left-Hand Turn Coming Up for Trainer Michelle Lovell, Holding On:


Ever So Clever: 

California Burrito: 

Perfect Force: 

Code of Justice:

Bath Day; Play Day; Work Day; Pay Day Until the Cat Day: