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Kentucky Derby Museum reopens for tours

Visitors will get temperature check, must wear mask.

Racing resumes at Churchill Downs, Preakness Stakes set

Preakness Stakes set for Oct. 3, four weeks after Kentucky Derby

About 200 horses come back to Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs' stables and backside operations reopened Monday.

Some Churchill Downs employees working, questions remain

Union reports employees at track betting windows haven't been notified of plans

Churchill Downs 2020 Opening Day set for May 16

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Churchill Downs PR) – Churchill Downs Racetrack officials today determined that opening day of the 2020 Spring Meet will be Saturday, May...

Day-long “Kentucky Derby at Home” will take place first Saturday in May

The Kentucky Derby has been postponed in 2020 to September 5th due to the coronavirus, but sponsor, Woodford Reserve, and Churchill Downs will still offer a derby of sorts, the first ever "Kentucky Derby at Home". 

Kentucky Derby moved to Sept. 5

The Courier-Journal reports the Kentucky Derby is postponed until September.

Keeneland, Churchill Downs announce new racing and training policies

Keeneland and Churchill Downs are introducing new racing and training policies to strengthen safety protocols.

Kentucky racetracks applaud new medication regulations

Kentucky's Thoroughbred racetracks support new medication reforms passed this week by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

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.

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.

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