Churchill Downs

TODAY May 22, 2015
Tom Amoss concedes Hazards of Love might have gotten off a little easy when the veteran gelding won his last start, a second-level allowance that was rained off the turf at Keeneland. The race he was entered in on Sunday, Amoss says, will be tougher.
Southern Honey will be making her first start since finishing sixth in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint last fall when facing nine others here in the Memorial Day feature, the Grade 3, $100,000 Winning Colors Stakes.
Ride On Curlin, runner-up in the 2014 Preakness, is on another break after coming out of his last start “a little banged up,” according to trainer Billy Gowan.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah was out for his first gallop since his seven-length romp at Pimlico when going through a routine bit of training Friday at Churchill Downs.
YESTERDAY May 21, 2015
Let’s hope somewhat ordinary recent form won’t make Patrioticandproud a standout to bettors in Saturday’s Louisville Handicap at Churchill Downs.
It’s been more than two years since Golden Soul suddenly entered the racing consciousness by finishing second to Orb as a 34-1 longshot in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. In all that time, Golden Soul still hasn’t won the first stakes race of ...
If Patrioticandproud runs to the Beyer form he showed at Del Mar and Santa Anita, he will be difficult to beat in Saturday’s Louisville Handicap at Churchill Downs.
May 20, 2015
Retired Hall of Fame jockey Randy Romero said Wednesday from a Lafayette, La., hospital that doctors have not been able to confirm whether his stomach tumor is cancerous, but they intend to perform surgery as soon as possible for a definitive diagnosis.
Majestic Harbor achieved the rare feat of winning back-to-back off-the-turf allowances within the same month, doing so as the lone main-track-only designee in short fields at Keeneland on April 4 and at Churchill Downs on opening night, April 25.
The best horse in the Friday feature at Churchill Downs might well be Dynamic Impact. But that doesn’t mean he will win.Making his first start since finishing seventh in the 2014 Preakness, Dynamic Impact will face seven other older horses in the ...