Churchill Downs

December 19, 2014
Churchill Downs Inc. announced Friday that Travis Stone has been hired as the new race-caller at its flagship track, replacing Larry Collmus, who resigned after just one year to work primarily at the New York Racing Association.
December 03, 2014
EL KABEIR got his first stakes win by leading this race from start to finish. He just did outlast IMPERIA, who turned in a valiant effort in his first start on dirt.
December 02, 2014
The Road to the Kentucky Derby kicked off a full eight months in front of the Run for the Roses, with the home of the Derby, Churchill Downs, staging this 1 1/16-mile race for 2-year-olds.
December 01, 2014
Trainer Phil Bauer didn’t win here at Churchill Downs this fall until the final race of the meet, but it sure was worth the wait.
Ken and Sarah Ramsey tied with Gary and Mary West for leading owner at the 24-day Churchill Downs meet with 12 wins each, allowing the Ramseys to extend their own Churchill record for the most meet titles by an owner to 23.
Bob Baffert wasn’t even here for closing weekend of the Churchill Downs fall meet, and yet he was most responsible for the racing memories that will linger through the long Kentucky winter.
November 29, 2014
Zayat Stables has one of the very early favorites for the 2015 Kentucky Derby in American Pharoah, but another of its 2-year-old colts, El Kabeir, stamped himself as a contender Saturday with a front-running triumph in the 99th running of the Grade 2, ...
West Coast Belle stayed unbeaten in three career starts and got a head start on returning here for the Kentucky Oaks with a 1 1/4-length triumph Saturday in the 71st running of the Grade 2, $230,400 Golden Rod Stakes at Churchill Downs.
November 28, 2014
Any doubts about the dominance of the 3-year-old class of 2014 were left in the cold and dusty loam of Churchill Downs when Hoppertunity led a sweep of the top spots by 3-year-olds Friday in the 141st running of the Grade 1, $551,000 Clark Handicap, ...
May 05, 2014
In almost every respect but one, California Chrome’s victory in the Kentucky Derby was satisfying and heartwarming, a triumph for the little guy that fans and the media always relish.