Tag: Churchill Downs

Wide Open Classic Tops Attractive Breeders’ Cup 2013

Wide Open Classic Tops Attractive Breeders’ Cup 2013

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Taste of Innovation

Taste of Innovation

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Taste of Innovation, the signature food and beverage event of IdeaFestival, was held Sept. 24 at Churchill Downs Millionaires Row.

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Churchill Downs’ Downs After Dark

Churchill Downs’ Downs After Dark

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Finlandia Vodka presented the last Downs After Dark of the season on Sept. 28 at Churchill Downs.

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7th Annual Ladies Day at the Races

7th Annual Ladies Day at the Races

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Marquee Filled With Stars During 2013 Spring Meet

Marquee Filled With Stars During 2013 Spring Meet

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

When the curtain dropped on Churchill Downs’ 38-day spring meet on June 30, it was fitting that one of its “human” races – the battle for leading trainer – was unsettled until the last yards of the meet’s 395th and final race.

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Downs After Dark Presented By Stella Artois And Finlandia Vodka

Downs After Dark Presented By Stella Artois And Finlandia Vodka

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Cancer Survivors’ Day at Churchill Downs

Cancer Survivors’ Day at Churchill Downs

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Norton Cancer Institute hosted a Cancer Survivors’ Day at Churchill Downs on June 2 to celebrate the hundreds of cancer survivors in the community.

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City’s Best Happy Hour!

City’s Best Happy Hour!

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Churchill Downs hosted its City’s Best Happy Hour on May 24 in the Plaza of the historic racetrack.
Track attendees enjoyed featured drink specials, live music and several food trucks lining the Plaza area.

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Derby 139 Belongs to Shug McGaughey – And More

Derby 139 Belongs to Shug McGaughey – And More

| May 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

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.

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Derby Wrap-Up

Derby Wrap-Up

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Is there a much-needed Triple Crown in Orb? For the sake of Thoroughbred racing, let us hope so.

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