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Ricardo Santana Jr.
Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. provided a breakout performance in the 2nd ever September Meet at Churchill Downs. Santana Jr. tied clinched 13 wins to tie defending champ, Corey Lanerie, for the title of Leading Jockey. Congratulations, Ricardo, on your first Leading Jockey title at Churchill Downs!
Trainer Wayne Catalano earned his first Churchill Downs training title during the September Meet. Catalano saddle seven winners, earning a shared title with Trainer Steve Asmussen, and signifying his comeback from a health scare earlier in the year.
Ricardo Santana Jr. guides Cinco Charlie to victory in the inaugural William Walker Stakes (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
Bill and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Cinco Charlie took the lead out of the gate and held off a mild bid from Senor Grits to win the inaugural running of the $100,000 William Walker Stakes for 3-year-olds by 1 ½ lengths on the opening night of the 2015 Spring Meet at Churchill Downs.
Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”), home of the Kentucky Derby and Longines Kentucky Oaks, and its charitable beneficiaries Bright Pink® and Horses and Hope today announced that the public can now nominate and vote for breast and ovarian cancer survivors to walk in the 2015 Longines Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade Presented by Kroger with supporting sponsor Kindred Healthcare.
Rosie Napravnik was joined by fellow jockeys during Churchill Downs' salute to her career (Reed Palmer, Churchill Down)
Saturday marked an emotional afternoon beneath the Twin Spires, as Churchill Downs and the City of Louisville celebrated the extraordinary career of Rosie Napravnik, the first female rider to capture the Kentucky Oaks (twice), the Breeders’ Cup Distaff and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.
Steven Coburn and Perry Martin's favored California Chrome, ridden by Victor Espinoza, took command at the head of the stretch en route to a 1 3/4-length victory over Commanding Curve to win the 140th running of the $2,202,800 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!
Owners and trainers of 3-year-old fillies who hope their young stars prove worthy of a spot in the starting gate for the 141st running of Churchill Downs Racetrack’s (“CDRT”) $1 million guaranteed Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) on Friday, May 1 have until Saturday (Feb.