Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 12am

October 28, 2012

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Gates Open First Post Admission
11:30a 12:40p $3

Opening Day

Opening Day of the 2012 Fall Meet is highlighted by the Stars of Tomorrow I race program which is a day dedicated two-year-old racing. There will be two stakes races on the card including the $150,000 Pocahontas (GII) and the $100,000 Iroquois (GIII). Come out and watch these talented two year olds, and who knows you may be getting a glimpse of the 2013 Kentucky Oaks and Derby winner!

More Events

  • $150,000 Pocahontas (GII)

    $150,000 Pocahontas (GII) features two-year-old filles going one mile on the dirt.

  • $100,000 Iroquois (GIII)

    $100,000 Iroquois (GIII) features two-year-olds going one mile on the dirt.

  • Family Fun Day presented by Kroger

    Family Fun Day

    Sundays at Churchill Downs are Family Fun Days Presented by Kroger. We invite all families and children to join us every Sunday of the Fall Meet for a whole day filled with fun. Here's what Charlie and the JJC gang have planned for today: Costume Parade and Trick or Treat with Churchill Charlie. The parade starts at 2:30 p.m. at  Gate 17.

  • 2013 Calendar Giveaway presented by Humana

    2013 Calendar Giveaway presented by Humana - Sunday, Oct. 28

    The sound of the "Call to the Post" is back again and what better way to kick it off, than receive the new 2013 Churchill Downs Calendar presented by Humana! The first 5,000 fans through the gates will receive a voucher that can be redeemed for the 2013 calendar which features classic Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby images. Vouchers can be redeemed starting after Race 4 until 6:00 p.m. 


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