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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.
Hoppertunity (1) held off Protonico (6),, Constitution to win the Clark (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
Stirring Clark Handicap, 'Stars of Tomorrow' Performances Highlight Churchill Downs' Weather-Shortened 24-Day Fall Meet
Sizzling equine performances topped by a Hoppertunity victory in the Grade I Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare, dazzling performances by rising 2-year-olds in a pair of “Stars of Tomorrow” programs, and an early winter blast that forced the cancellation of back-to-back racing days for the first time in more than four decades were highlights of Churchill Downs Racetrack’s (“CDRT”) Fall Meet that concluded on Sunday, Nov.
It’s a true reminder that the pace is quickening on the journey to the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!
Conquest Stables' Conquest Tsunami easily won the Street Sense under Shaun Bridgmohan (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
Conquest Tsunami Rolls in Street Sense; West Coast Belle Romps in Rags to Riches in 'Stars of Tomorrow I'
Conquest Tsunami, a multiple stakes winner on synthetic surfaces, showed a fondness for Churchill Downs’ dirt with a 2 ¾-length, front-running victory over Nun the Less in Sunday’s second running of the $55,221 Street Sense, one of two overnight stakes on opening day of the track’s 26-day Fall Meet.
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!
Churchill Downs welcomed 29 members of the Churchill Downs Governor's Scholars 'Class of 2014' (Reed Palmer, CD)
Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) welcomed 29 outstanding high school seniors to the historic home of the Kentucky Derby on Thursday, Nov.
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.