Churchill Downs

July 29, 2016
Churchill Downs has released the stakes schedules for both its September and fall meets, with a few minor tweaks. There are nine stakes worth $1,125,000 at the September meet and 13 stakes worth $2.08 million at the fall meet.
July 08, 2016
Creator is being pointed to the Jim Dandy Stakes on July 30 after bouncing out of his Belmont Stakes victory in excellent fashion, trainer Steve Asmussen said this week before leaving Louisville for Saratoga.
July 06, 2016
It's difficult to say which feat is more extraordinary: winning Churchill Downs training titles 28 years apart, or winning five stakes in a period of less than 24 hours. Mark Casse pulled off both last weekend.
July 05, 2016
All-sources handle on Churchill Downs races this spring was up 3.8 percent over comparable 2015 dates, according to figures released Tuesday by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
July 02, 2016
There was never any doubt for Alsvid on Saturday night, as the 7-year-old millionaire threw down the gauntlet early and made his own pace to take the $67,000 Kelly's Landing Stakes, the 11th stakes score of his career.
Trainer Mark Casse and his staff, led by his son and assistant Norman, know how to win races, whether in the United States, Canada, or even England, where their champion Tepin prevailed last month at Royal Ascot. They also know how to win with drama, ...
Classic Empire surged by heavy favorite Recruiting Ready in the final strides to win the 115th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes by three-quarters of a length Saturday night at Churchill Downs.
June 29, 2016
Royal Ascot heroine Tepin settled back into stall 1 at the Mark Casse barn at Churchill Downs on Monday after clearing quarantine in New York the previous week.
Apprentice jockey Katie Clawson, who scored the first victory of her career June 17 at Churchill Downs, plans to continue riding for mentor Kellyn Gorder throughout the summer as she launches her career.
Ricardo Santana Jr. didn't ride at Churchill Downs last weekend due to an international adventure, as he finished a creditable fifth aboard Impulsive in the 90th Gazi Derby, Turkey's most prestigious horse race, at the Veliefendi Hippodrome in Istanbul ...