Tag: Churchill Downs
As the realization of a lifelong dream unfolded before him on a soggy first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, Claude Ray “Shug” McGaughey was not watching from a warm and cozy spot on Millionaires Row, over even one of the Churchill Downs boxes in Section 318 where the connections of Kentucky Derby runners spend some of the most anxious two-minute increments of their lives.
Churchill Downs has gone through many transformations over the years, and this weekend they plan to unveil their latest makeover: The Mansion.
When Dana Johnson decided to take on the role of chairperson for the first annual Gals & Guys Hats & Ties event on Thursday, March 21 at Churchill Downs, she knew she was one step ahead of the game with access to the perfect venue to host just about any event.
The bet that allows one to wager on a potential Kentucky Derby contender weeks in advance of the 2013 Run for the Roses opens the first of its three betting pools on Friday at Churchill Downs and across North America, and the best guess on the early favorite for America’s greatest race is not a major surprise.