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Laragh Wires Field in Churchill's Edgewood

IEAH Stables, Gary Tolchin and Pegasus Holding Group Stables’ Laragh took the lead shortly out of the gate and never looked back to win the 25th running of the $115,300 Edgewood for 3-year-old fillies over the Matt Winn Turf Course by 1 1/4 lengths over Magical Affair.

Miss Isella Outduels Favored One Caroline to Win Louisville Distaff

Domino Stud of Lexington’s Miss Isella squeezed through a narrow opening along the rail in defeating 1-2 favorite One Caroline by three-quarters of a length  to win the 24th running of the $379,700 Louisville Distaff (Grade II) on Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs.

Trained by Ian Wilkes, Miss Isella gave Borel his fifth victory in the Louisville Distaff.

Chamberlain Bridge Rallies to Win Aegon Turf Sprint

Carl Moore Management’s Chamberlain Bridge collared Smart Enough in deep stretch and then held off  a late charge from Cannonball by a neck to win the 15th running of the $112,800 AEGON Turf Sprint (Grade III) for 3-year-olds and up over the Matt Winn Turf Course at Churchill Downs on Friday afternoon.

Rachel Alexandra Dominates Kentucky Oaks 135

A crowd of 104,867, up 4.8 percent over the 2008 crowd of 100,046, witnessed a sublime performance in Kentucky Oaks 135, as favored Rachel Alexandra cruised to a record 20 ¼-length victory in a field of seven 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs.  Kentucky Oaks 135 also featured a day of events to raise funds for Susan G.

Rachel Alexandra Storms to Record 20 1/4 Length Victory Before 104,867 in Kentucky Oaks 135

L & M Partners LLC’s Rachel Alexandra delivered a tour de force under Calvin Borel in crushing six rivals to win the 135th running of the $554,500 Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) by a record 20 ¼ lengths on Friday before a crowd of 104,867 at Churchill Downs.

Foot Ailment Forces Scratch Justwhistledixie from 135th Kentucky Oaks

West Point Thoroughbreds, Lakland Farm and R.D. Hubbard’s Justwhistledixie, a winner of five consecutive races including the Bonnie Miss (Grade II) and Davona Dale (GII) at Gulfstream Park, has been scratched from the 135th running of the $500,000-added Kentucky Oaks (GI) because of a foot ailment.

Kentucky Derby 135 Friday Update: Pletcher Hopes to Avoid Muddy Derby

Catch the latest and final updates on your Derby favorites, one day in advance of Kentucky Derby 135!

TVG to Offer Wagering on Kentucky Derby 135

Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) (“CDI”)  has announced that advance-deposit wagering (“ADW”) company TVG will offer wagering on the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands from Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 2, 2009.  The deal, which is through TrackNet Media, extends through Oct.

Kentucky Derby 135 Thursday Update - Papa Clem Sharp

As the clock winds down to the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, use Churchill Downs as your one-stop location for all the latest details on training schedules, workouts and more.

Kentucky Oaks 135 Thursday Update - Nan Camp Looks to Benefit from Speed Duel

Follow your Oaks favorites through Churchill Downs, and make your choice on who will win tomorrow's 135th running of the Kentucky Oaks!