Total handle for the 21-day Churchill Downs fall meet that concluded on Sunday was down 1 percent compared with handle during the 21-day meet last year, according to amended figures released on Wednesday by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.Full Story >>
November 17, 2017
Divisidero, the millionaire turf specialist owned by the Gunpowder Farms of Tom Keithley, has been turned out for an unspecified period but will rejoin trainer Buff Bradley's stable at Fair Grounds over the winter to prepare for a 2018 campaign as a ...
Diversify and Hoppertunity have been confirmed as starters for the Clark Handicap, giving the Grade 1 race an East vs. West component to mix in with a solid cast of locals.
November 15, 2017
Dona Bruja will be favored as the starting 122-pound highweight Saturday in the Cardinal Handicap, but trainer Ignacio Correas said she will run only if the rainy forecast does not overly affect the Churchill turf course.
He's still a maiden, but that wouldn't preclude Givemeaminit from being one of the favorites for the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes, one of six graded stakes that help close the 21-day Churchill fall meet next week.
Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg recently underwent surgery for cancer of his inner jaw but continues to train a stable that will move to Oaklawn Park in Arkansas shortly after the Churchill Downs fall meet ends Nov. 26.
November 13, 2017
Forever Unbridled, whose victory in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Distaff at Del Mar surely clinched a divisional Eclipse Award, returned to training Saturday at Churchill.
Horseplayers who saw Auntie's the One win a $65,000 maiden-special race last month at Keeneland may be surprised to see the 3-year-old entered for the same condition Wednesday at Churchill Downs.
November 11, 2017
Another Saturday, another graded stakes win for Florent Geroux. This week, however, things were a little more subdued when Geroux rolled home a winner aboard heavily favored Mr. Misunderstood in the Grade 3, $100,000 Commonwealth Turf at Churchill Downs.
November 10, 2017
When trainer Al Stall Jr. leaves Monday for his hometown of New Orleans, it will be with arguably his top four horses having won their last starts here in Kentucky.
McCraken has been declared from consideration for the Grade 1 Clark Handicap as a terrific cast otherwise takes shape for the showcase event of the Churchill Downs fall meet.