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 >>
October 29, 2017
A year after winning the Street Sense Stakes with McCraken, trainer Ian Wilkes took another renewal of the stakes at Churchill Downs on Sunday with Gotta Go, who gamely turned back Lone Sailor to win by a head.
October 28, 2017
2018 Kentucky Derby: Iroquois analysis
October 23, 2017
Churchill Downs opens a 21-day fall meet on Sunday with a Stars of Tomorrow card for 2-year-olds.
September 17, 2017
There is simply no justification for not showing a video replay illustrating as clearly as possible why a horse was disqualified, On Saturday, in the Open Mind, Churchill Downs never bothered to show the all-critical head-on shot of the stretch run.
June 18, 2017
Gun Runner probably could have run through a wall of monster trucks down the Churchill Downs stretch Saturday night and still have won the Stephen Foster Handicap by about five lengths, instead of the seven by which he did dominate this Grade 1 event.
May 08, 2017
This observer needed a score or more of stop-and-start viewings to cobble together a very unofficial set of comments on the 143rd Kentucky Derby. The task was rendered even more daunting when at least half the field had become unrecognizable by the ...
May 07, 2017
Always Dreaming was tons the best winning the Kentucky Derby. He was as deserving a winner as you will see in the Kentucky Derby, and all it takes to understand that is a simple consideration of pace.
May 04, 2017
There is no avoiding the idea that Jerry Hollendorfer has the organization and the clients to win a Kentucky Derby at some point. After all, he is a Hall of Famer with more than 7,000 wins, three champions, and major stakes victories all over the map. ...
May 01, 2017
It's a very lucky racetracker who can hold dear the memory of winning a Kentucky Derby. Then there is Yvonne Azeff, who is lucky to have any memory at all. As chief assistant to trainer John Ward, Azeff was deeply involved in the development of 2001 ...
April 28, 2017
In May of 1983, the flashy chestnut Fighting Fit gave Jerry Moss his first big hit in the racing business, winning the Mervyn LeRoy Handicap at Hollywood Park. Two months later, “Every Breath You Take” by The Police reached No. 1 on the pop music Top ...