Tag: Churchill Downs

Boots, Badges and Bids

Boots, Badges and Bids

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Louisville Metro Police Foundation held its annual Boots, Badges and Bids fundraiser Oct. 11 at Churchill Downs.

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IdeaFestival Taste of Innovation

IdeaFestival Taste of Innovation

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The IdeaFestival held the Taste of Innovation + Bourbon, a night of unlimited food and spirits celebrating the integration of bourbon into the dining experience.

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Shared Belief Still Perfect Heading Into Breeders’ Cup

Shared Belief Still Perfect Heading Into Breeders’ Cup

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

A busy weekend packed with big races around the country ended with an unbeaten star and a solid favorite for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, along with a reminder (as if we needed one) that racing can be a rough and tumble game.

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Oktoberfest at Downs After Dark

Oktoberfest at Downs After Dark

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The fall festivities of Germany came to the Bluegrass State on Sept. 19 as Churchill Downs held an Oktoberfest-themed Downs After Dark.

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Young Horses Spark Big Dreams in the Ring and on the Track

Young Horses Spark Big Dreams in the Ring and on the Track

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s a pretty safe bet to say that few things get the blood of admirers of Thoroughbred racing flowing as quickly as the promise of a young horse. I can provide personal testament. That truth of that horse industry axiom coursed through my veins on Monday while visiting the opening day of Keeneland’s September Yearling [...]

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Top Two Three-Year-Olds Missing – Could Wilkes Hold Travers Key?

Top Two Three-Year-Olds Missing – Could Wilkes Hold Travers Key?

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 3-year-olds that reside at the top of their crop will be missing, but Saturday’s Travers Stakes at Saratoga will feature an interesting mix of current and rising stars that include a handful of horses that could be important players in the final months of American racing in 2014.

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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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