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Kentucky racetracks applaud new medication regulations

Kentucky's Thoroughbred racetracks support new medication reforms passed this week by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
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Churchill Downs project includes hotel, gaming, new seats

The home of the Kentucky Derby plans to begin work next month on a $300,000 million project.

Harness racing begins at track on Kentucky-Tennessee border

A new harness racing facility near the Kentucky-Tennessee border is hosting its inaugural meet.

Churchill Downs presents plan to offer winter racing

The home of the Kentucky Derby wants to start offering live racing in the winter.

Prize money surges for horsemen racing at Churchill Downs

Track officials say Churchill paid a record $32.2 million in prize money to horsemen during its recently ended spring meet.

Despite horse deaths, Breeders’ Cup still to be held at Santa Anita

The Board of Directors for the Breeders' Cup, meeting in Lexington on Thursday, said in a statement that the decision to conduct the race at Santa Anita was unanimous.

Keeneland and Churchill Downs commit money to research foundation

Keeneland and Churchill Downs Incorporated have each committed $100,000 in contributions to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

Pegasus Parade 2019 will be superhero themed

The 2019 Republic Bank Pegasus Parade will be superhero themed. The parade is officially themed "Pegasus Power". 

Keeneland, Churchill break ground on new racing facility

Churchill Downs Inc. and Keeneland are breaking ground on a racing facility in Kentucky.
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Churchill auction spots for people to run on its track

Heart Race at the Track is being held to raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association in Louisville.

Exercise rider killed in fall at Churchill Downs

In Louisville, an exercise rider was killed Saturday when the two-year-old he was breezing fell suddenly.

Funeral services announced for John Asher

Visitation for the man known as the longtime face of Churchill Downs is scheduled for next Tuesday at the famed racetrack.

John Asher, spokesman for Churchill Downs, dies

John Asher, the vice president of racing communications for Churchill Downs, died Monday.

Justify to parade Saturday at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Tuesday, June 12, 2018) – Guests at Churchill Downs will be able to get a glimpse of horse racing’s brightest star Saturday...

Baffert talks both Belmont Stakes horses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, June 4, 2018) – Under sunny skies and a comfortable 63 degrees, undefeated Kentucky Derby (Grade I) and Preakness Stakes (GI)...

Baffert and Lukas talk Justify and Bravazo Belmont prep

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - There's a week and change before the Belmont Stakes.  There’s a week and change before we see if Bob Baffert...

“That’s what you want to see.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Just like American Pharoah.  That's what you want to hear from trainer Bob Baffert if you're on Team Justify. On Tuesday,...

Get it or don’t

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - 4 times Bob Baffert has taken a Triple Crown hopeful to the Belmont Stakes; winning it once with American Pharoah...

“We don’t train scared.”

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, May 28, 2018) – Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert arrived in Louisville on Sunday to watch his undefeated Kentucky Derby...

Justify back on track

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, May 24, 2018) – WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners and Starlight Racing’s undefeated Kentucky Derby Presented by...

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