Churchill Downs

TODAY November 23, 2014
Don’t Tell Sophia was assigned post 7 as the 125-pound highweight and solid favorite when entries were drawn Sunday for the Grade 2, $200,000 Falls City Handicap, the first of four graded stakes on closing weekend of the Churchill Downs fall meet.
YESTERDAY November 22, 2014
Strike Charmer, with Chris Landeros up, got a textbook stalking trip before posting a two-length victory Saturday in the $119,700 Cardinal, returning $26.60 as fifth choice in a field of 14 fillies and mares.
November 21, 2014
Trainer Phil Sims said Friday from Keeneland that he is “seriously considering” running Don’t Tell Sophia in the Grade 2 Falls City at Churchill Downs on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.
Fruit Ludt set a track record for a mile Friday at Churchill, but it comes with a giant asterisk.
Lacking any of the big-name 3-year-olds from the Breeders’ Cup Classic, the Clark Handicap still could have a pair of 3-year-olds as major contenders.
Oh, great. Just when it’ll be warm enough to run on the turf course, a pouring rain is expected to arrive Sunday with rising temperatures, a development highly likely to scuttle turf racing again at Churchill Downs, rendering an already-saturated track ...
November 20, 2014
If win wagering were the only way to bet Saturday’s Grade 2 Cardinal at Churchill Downs, I’d pass on the race. The reason being, the horses I like – I’m Already Sexy and Royal Fury – are the morning-line favorites, and unless they drift up from their ...
Eddie Musselman, the publisher of the controversial newsletter “Indian Charlie,” has filed a lawsuit seeking a judgment that would keep Churchill Downs from enforcing a ban that denies him access to the grounds, according to court records.
It’s been an eventful year for I’m Already Sexy, so why not a little bit more action? The 4-year-old filly figures to be the focus of the most attention leading into the Grade 3 Cardinal Handicap on Saturday at Churchill Downs, regardless of whether ...
November 19, 2014
Churchill Downs has canceled its 10-race Thursday program, marking the second straight cancellation because of a frozen racetrack.