Churchill Downs

Mike Hargrave, who was known to thousands of horsemen in Kentucky and beyond for his role as the longtime stall superintendent at Churchill Downs, died Saturday morning.Full Story >>
November 29, 2017
Total handle for the 21-day Churchill Downs fall meet that concluded on Sunday was down 1 percent compared with handle during the 21-day meet last year, according to amended figures released on Wednesday by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
November 27, 2017
One of the biggest Beyer Speed Figures during the final week at Churchill was earned by Singing Bullet when his 3 1/4-length victory in a one-mile allowance Sunday translated to a 95.
Jockey Frankie Pennington is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks after undergoing surgery Sunday following a spill from Diamond King in the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill the previous day.
After earning his first-ever Churchill Downs training title at the 11-day September meet, Brad Cox won another one when outlasting 18-time Churchill titlist Steve Asmussen on the final program of the 21-day fall meet.
Dallas Stewart, Charles Fipke, Churchill Downs, Fair Grounds,
November 25, 2017
Under the Churchill lights, an eventful 91st running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Cub boiled down to a ferocious duel between Enticed and Tiz Mischief, with Enticed getting his head in front at the wire.
Road to Victory posted a hard-earned win in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Golden Rod Stakes at Churchill Downs, keeping the pressure on unbeaten favorite Monomoy Girl the entire way and gamely re-rallying to wear her down in the final yards for a neck ...
November 24, 2017
Three weeks after clinching a divisional championship at Del Mar with Forever Unbridled, the same connections were back in the spotlight Friday at Churchill Downs when John Velazquez guided Seeking the Soul to victory in the Grade 1 Clark Handicap.
Lovely Bernadette on Friday notched her third consecutive stakes victory by taking the Grade 2, $200,000 Mrs. Revere at Churchill Downs.
Trainer Mike Maker is nearing his 2,000th career victory.