Tag: Churchill Downs
This weekend’s renewal of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita offers plenty of firepower – nine previous Breeders’ Cup winners and reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan will be among those competing in the 14 races – and lots of fine wagering opportunities.
The 7th Annual “Ladies Day at the Races,” sponsored by Calospa on Sept. 27, is the biggest annual fundraiser for the Backside Learning Center which is an education and resource center that serves hundreds of workers on the backside of the track at Churchill Downs.
Churchill Downs kicked off its summer series of Downs After Dark Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka with The White Party on June 15 at the historic racetrack.
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.