Churchill Downs

TODAY May 06, 2016
Morning-line favorite Nyquist maintained his position as the lowest-priced horse in the Kentucky Derby field, with early wagers floating him down from his program odds of 3-1 to 2-1 after the Kentucky Oaks on Friday.
John Servis admitted that he had some reservations about Cathryn Sophia’s ability to get the 1 1/8-mile distance of the Kentucky Oaks.
She wasn’t even supposed to be in this race. Yet there she was on a brilliant May afternoon at Churchill Downs, a Maryland-bred filly named Cathryn Sophia dominating the 142nd Kentucky Oaks before a record crowd in a manner that another filly ...
As a redhead, Catch a Glimpse can be a bit strong-willed. But when Catch a Glimpse puts her stubbornness to work, it can be a tremendous asset. The champion filly struck the lead turning for home, then stoutly held off a bid from longshot Auntie Joy to ...
At an age when most horses are either slowing down or looking for a nice, green field to run around in, Majestic Harbor just keeps on getting better and better. The 8-year-old Majestic Harbor added to his already impressive resume on Oaks Day at ...
Rocket Heat always has been fast, but after fading in a couple of recent races, he was found to be displacing his palate, so trainer Vann Belvoir had surgery performed to correct it. The first test came on Friday, in the Grade 3, $150,000 Turf Sprint ...
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Despite a slow start, Carina Mia proved too much for her seven rivals in the Grade 2, $200,000 Eight Belles on Friday at Churchill Downs, galloping to a six-length victory in the seven-furlong race for 3-year-old fillies.
Curalina, the 2.30-1 second choice, rolled to a 7 1/2-length victory in the Grade 1 La Troienne Stakes at Churchill Downs on Friday in her first start since running third in the Oct. 30 Breeders’ Cup Distaff.
While the pick four on races 5-8 at Churchill Downs on Saturday includes the Distaff Turf Mile, in which Tepin likely will go off at 1-5 or 2-5, the other three races are competitive enough to make a play possible. And, yes, I will throw in a "B" horse ...