Tag: Churchill Downs

Seasoning Important in a Racing Year to Savor

Seasoning Important in a Racing Year to Savor

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thoroughbred racing has always been a sport in which the age of both its equine and human competitors is, as the adage goes, is just a number.

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PGA at Churchill Downs

PGA at Churchill Downs

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 PGA Championship Media Day was held at Churchill Downs on June 18. Jason Dufner, last year’s PGA champion, took shots off the twin spires into the Winner’s Circle to mark the upcoming PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in August.

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Downs After Dark

Downs After Dark

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Churchill Downs continued the exciting night racing series Downs After Dark with a special tribute to “My Old Kentucky Home” composer Stephen Foster on June 14.

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Downs After Dark’s White Party Kicks Off Night Racing

Downs After Dark’s White Party Kicks Off Night Racing

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, California Chrome’s storybook career didn’t have a fairy-tale ending, falling short at the Belmont Stakes and leaving racing fans wondering if there will ever be another Triple Crown winner.

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Cancer Survivors Day at Churchill Downs

Cancer Survivors Day at Churchill Downs

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 350 cancer survivors celebrated beating the disease at Cancer Survivors Day at Churchill Downs on June 1.

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California Chrome’s Brilliance, Wise Dan’s Perseverance

California Chrome’s Brilliance, Wise Dan’s Perseverance

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 72-hour period surrounding last week’s 139th running of the Preakness Stakes was interesting for many reasons, but the respective tales of two horses provided the most compelling news.

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140 Running of the Kentucky Oaks

140 Running of the Kentucky Oaks

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Friday was all about the ladies as Churchill Downs held the 140th running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks on May 2.

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Kentucky Derby 140

Kentucky Derby 140

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a new one for the Derby storybooks, an $8,000 mare that no one in the know gave a second look to became a Kentucky Derby champion.

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Longines Kentucky Oaks Fashion Contest

Longines Kentucky Oaks Fashion Contest

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Churchill Downs rolled out the pink carpet for a fashion show unlike any other at the 140th Longines Kentucky Oaks on May 2.

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Everyone has dreams, and everyone has a different Derby.

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