For the first time in the 14-year history of the track, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will participate in the path to the $2.5 million National Handicapping Championships (NHC) set for January 27 through 29, 2017 at Treasure Island in Las Vegas. Three seats in the final will be up for grabs for players competing […]
Churchill Downs Racetrack today announced Uber as a partner for the 2016 racing season. In anticipation of the 142nd Kentucky Derby, Uber is expected to have record demand in Louisville and an all-time high number of driver-partners on the road to meet the need of residents and visitors celebrating during Derby week. “We're pleased to […]
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A three time Eclipse Award winner, the great Beholder, idle since winning Santa Anita's Grade I Zenyatta Stakes on Sept. 26, towers over five rivals as she makes her 6-year-old debut in Sunday's Grade III, $100,000 Adoration Stakes at 1 1/16 miles. Following the Zenyatta, Beholder was shipped to Kentucky to face Triple Crown winner […]
With four of the six entrants in Saturday's Grade 2, $200,000 Sheepshead Bay having begun their racing careers outside the United States, the 1 3/8 mile race for turf fillies & at Belmont Park has quite the international flare. Set to make her first start of the year and first for trainer Christophe Clement is […]
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A few observers at the outside rail of Churchill Downs this week have taken note of Gun Runner, the Louisiana Derby winner who can be heard long before he passes the stands. The colt's breathing is louder than most of his competitors on any given morning, even when he's just putting in a routine gallop, […]
Thoroughbred Lifestyle, a 60-minute documentary offering a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to get a horse to the classic races, airs on TVG and TVG2 on Friday, May 6 at 9 a.m. Produced by PM Advertising of Lexington, Ky, Thoroughbred Lifestyle features interviews with prominent industry stakeholders, as well as exclusive footage of Triple […]
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The questions all get answered Saturday. Will Nyquist prove the doubters wrong yet again? Does this seemingly wide-open Derby have ‘longshot' written all over it? Who's poised to breakthrough with a run into the history books? Jon & Joel take under 15 minutes to break it all down for you. Kentucky Derby 142 is here.
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