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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.
Kentucky Derby & Oaks health partners Bright Pink and Horses and Hopes received 2015 Churchill Downs donations (Reed Palmer)
Churchill Downs Distributes Moe Than $220,000 in Kentucky Derby, Oaks-Related Donations Toi Charity Partners
Charity partners who worked with Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) during this spring’s 141st annual celebrations of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!
Jorge Alvarez is exercise rider for American Pharoah, his first Kentucky Derby winner (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
The top three finishers from Saturday’s 141st Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!
Record Breaking 170,513 fans watch American Pharoah take home 141st ‘Run for the Roses’ in the final stretch
141st ‘Run for the Roses’ in the final stretch Highest all-time wagering from all-sources on both the Kentucky Derby Day program and the Kentucky Derby race LOUISVILLE, Ky.
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.