Churchill Downs

October 24, 2014
Even the most vocal critics might concede that Churchill Downs has some pretty neat traditions, not even counting the Kentucky Derby, one of the greatest in all of sports. One tradition that began in 2005 is the Stars of Tomorrow program for ...
September 30, 2014
All-sources handle at the 12-day September meet that ended Sunday at Churchill Downs was down 16 percent, according to figures released by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
September 29, 2014
The September meet at Churchill Downs ended with ties for leading trainer and jockey. Steve Asmussen and Wayne Catalano tied for top trainer with seven wins apiece, while Corey Lanerie and Ricardo Santana Jr. deadlocked for top jockey with 13 wins each.
Cigar Street will return Wednesday to trainer Bill Mott’s main base at Belmont Park to prepare for a possible run in the Breeders’ Cup Classic after his stirring victory Saturday in the Homecoming Classic, the highlight of closing weekend of the 12-day ...
September 27, 2014
Heart to Heart still might have won regardless, but his task in the Grade 3, $110,000 Jefferson Cup sure got easier Saturday when fellow Canadian shipper Speightsland was an early scratch from the one-mile turf race at Churchill Downs.
Tall high-fives were being given all around Saturday following the $133,500 Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs, where Cigar Street turned back the favored Departing to win the 1 1/8-mile race and perhaps stamp his ticket to the Breeders’ Cup at ...
September 26, 2014
Even with far fewer chances than their competitors, owner Maggi Moss and trainer Chris Richard were among the leaders in their respective categories heading into the final three-day stretch of the 12-day September meet at Churchill Downs, which ends ...
September 24, 2014
The 12-day September meet at Churchill Downs winds to a close this weekend with two Saturday stakes, led by the $125,000 Homecoming Classic.
September 22, 2014
Jon Court is named on four mounts Saturday, which will mark his first rides since the 53-year-old jockey injured his hand in a nasty spill in the final race on the May 3 Kentucky Derby program.
Thank You Marylou and Fiftyshadesofgold could find themselves rematched at Keeneland after the 3-year-old fillies had a mismatch Saturday at Churchill.