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Principe Guilherme, a debut winner Nov. 10 at Churchill Downs, will run Saturday in the Risen Star Stakes.
He has two entered in the Risen Star Stakes this Saturday at Fair Grounds and likely will have three in the Southwest Stakes on Monday at Oaklawn Park. And there are several more who could make late impacts on the Kentucky Derby trail. These are heady ...Full Story >>
February 14, 2018
Kanthaka, who won the San Vicente Stakes, and Flameaway, the winner of the Sam F. Davis Stakes, are the two newcomers to this week's Derby Watch top 20.
February 11, 2018
The mutuel field closed as a clear-cut favorite over the nearly inseparable duo of Good Magic and Bolt d’Oro after three days of betting into Pool 2 of the 2018 Kentucky Derby Future Wager. The pool opened Friday at noon Eastern and ran through 6 p.m. ...
February 10, 2018
The mutuel field, the 24th or “all others” option, is the 2-1 favorite after the first of three days of wagering into Pool 2 of the 2018 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
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.
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November 24, 2017
Trainer Mike Maker is nearing his 2,000th career victory.
Trainer Pat Byrne won a race for the first time in more than a year when Run Tappy captured a Thursday maiden race on the Churchill Downs turf.