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Control System Wins Sunday Feature

(November 23, 2008) – Naveed Chowhan’s Control System took control in deep stretch and then held off a late charge from Awsugahnow to win Sunday’s featured $44,260 Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation purse at Churchill Downs by three-quarters of a length.

Spring Waltz Headlines Field of 12 Falls City Handicap

(November 23, 2008) – Stronach Stable’s Spring Waltz will carry top weight of 120 pounds and concede up to nine pounds to 11 rivals in Thursday’s 94th running of the $150,000-added Falls City Handicap (Grade II) at 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs.

Horse of the Year Curlin to Parade Saturday at Churchill Downs

(November 23, 2008) – Stonestreet Stables LLC’s Curlin, North America’s reigning Horse of the Year and the continent’s richest racehorse of all time with earnings of $10,501,800, will be paraded one final time at Churchill Downs on Saturday, Nov. 29 – closing day of the 26-day Fall Meet.

Karelian, Demarcation Dead-Heat in River City Handicap

(November 22, 2008) – Green Lantern Stables Karelian and Amerman Racing Stables Demarcation hit the finish line together and dead-heated Saturday in the 32nd running of the $114,400 River City Handicap (Grade III) at Churchill Downs.

Lady On Holiday Wins Racetrack Chaplaincy of America Purse

(November 21, 2008) – Russell West’s Lady On Holiday collared favored Rustic Flame in the final jump to win Friday’s featured $44,160 Racetrack Chaplaincy of America Purse at Churchill Downs over the Matt Winn Turf Course by a nose.

Dubai Majesty Romps in Thursday's Feature

(November 20, 2008) – Martin Racing Stable and Dan Morgan’s Dubai Majesty disposed of pace-setting Good Feeling leaving the backstretch and drew off to win Thursday’s featured $38,380 Klein Family Learning Center Purse at Churchill Downs for fillies and mares by 5 ½ lengths.

Maker Establishes Churchill Downs Fall Meet Record for Wins

(November 19, 2008) – Trainer Mike Maker established a Churchill Downs Fall Meet record for victories Wednesday afternoon when One Eyed Joker won the eighth race for Maker’s 21st triumph of the season.

Thorn Song Heads Field of 11 for River City; Bet On Sunshine Draws Eight

(November 19, 2008) – Zayat Stables Thorn Song will face 10 rivals Saturday as he shoots for consecutive victories in the $100,000-added River City Handicap (Grade III) to be run at a mile and one-eighth over the Matt Winn Turf Course.

Simply Seattle Simply Best ay Churchill Downs

(November 16, 2008) – Tim Standafer and Rick Tipton’s Simply Seattle repulsed a bid from favored Time Flies at the top of the stretch and drew off in the final eighth of a mile to win Sunday’s $42,780 allowance feature at Churchill Downs by 1 ½ lengths.

Indescribable Rallies to Win 36th Cardinal Handicap at Churchill Downs

(November 15, 2008) – Courtlandt Farms’ Indescribable closed from far back to nip Long Approach in the shadow of the wire to win the 36th running of the $113,400 Cardinal Handicap (Grade III) by a head at Churchill Downs on Saturday afternoon.