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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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Derby Day At Churchill Downs

Derby Day At Churchill Downs

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby was held May 4. Veteran photographer John Harralson provides coverage of various Derby festivities which led up to and followed the fastest two minutes in sports.

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Opening Night At Churchill Downs

Opening Night At Churchill Downs

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

A week before the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs celebrated Opening Night Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka on April 27.

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A Peek Inside Churchill Downs’ Palatial Project – The Mansion

A Peek Inside Churchill Downs’ Palatial Project – The Mansion

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Churchill Downs has gone through many transformations over the years, and this weekend they plan to unveil their latest makeover: The Mansion.

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A Party At The Museum

A Party At The Museum

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Kentucky Derby Museum hosted “A Party At The Museum” on April 27.

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