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Finley'sluckycharm, the winner of the Winning Colors Stakes last month, has won 7 of 9 career starts.
You'd be misguided to typecast Bret Calhoun as a specialist with filly-and-mare sprinters. But there's no denying they've helped the 53-year-old Texan become known as a trainer capable of handling a top horse, regardless of niche.Full Story >>
June 21, 2017
Trainer Buff Bradley said Divisidero is being pointed to the Aug. 12 Arlington Million after exiting his last start in excellent fashion.
Sophie Doyle could have been on a whirlwind trip to Europe, but duty called. Doyle, perhaps as much as anyone on this side of the pond, is taking a fervent interest in this week's Royal Ascot meet. Her younger brother, James, has become a world-class ...
Singing Bullet is linked to some big names in racing. Now he's looking to make one for himself as the likely favorite in the lone allowance on a nine-race Friday card.
June 20, 2017
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday voted to accept a settlement with former chief state steward John Veitch that will remove a one-year suspension from his record.
Churchill Downs plans to build a new stand-alone facility at its Trackside training center in Louisville to house 650 historical horse-racing machines, with a planned opening in the late summer or fall of next year.
June 19, 2017
Churchill Downs Inc. has asked the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for approval to add devices resembling slot machines to its flagship racetrack in Louisville, according to an agenda distributed by the commission on Monday.
Three allowances are on tap for Thursday, and all are part of a Single 6 sequence (races 3-8). The jackpot stands at $112,293 after no solo winners were sold Sunday on handle of $45,478. The rollover jackpot hasn't been swept in the last 16 racing days.
Gun Runner is scheduled to leave Churchill Downs for Saratoga on June 26, with the next start for the superstar colt most likely to come in the Grade 1 Whitney on Aug. 5 at the upstate New York track.
June 18, 2017
Gun Runner probably could have run through a wall of monster trucks down the Churchill Downs stretch Saturday night and still have won the Stephen Foster Handicap by about five lengths, instead of the seven by which he did dominate this Grade 1 event.
June 17, 2017
Sweeping Paddy crossed the finish wire ahead of Proctor’s Ledge a month and a half ago when the two finished third and fourth, respectively, in the Grade 3 Edgewood on Kentucky Oaks Day. On Saturday night at Churchill Downs, Sweeping Paddy again got ...