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Track Superintendent David Lehr to Retire in May; Assistant James Richardson Is Successor

Track Superintendent David Lehr will retire from that Churchill Downs Racetrack (CDRT) post at the end of May, concluding a career that spanned more than 43 years with the home of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) and Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI).

Reservations Open for Breeders' Cup Simulcast Dining Packages

With an incredibly high demand for tickets to this fall’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland Race Course, the next best place for horse racing fans in the Kentuckiana region to watch and wager on the year-end championship event will be Churchill Downs Racetrack.

Former Churchill Downs Racetrack General Manager Danny Parkerson Dies

Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, March 17 for former Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) General Manager and Churchill Downs Incorporated Senior Vice President Danny Parkerson.

Simulcast Wagering Cancelled Thursday, March 5 Because of Major Winter Storm

Simulcast wagering at Churchill Downs Racetrack has been cancelled for Thursday, March 5 after a major winter storm dropped 8 to 12 inches of snow in the Louisville area and made hazardous travel conditions. Additionally, the racetrack’s offices will be closed.

'All Others' Favored Over Baffert Duo Of American Pharoah, Dortmnud In Kentucky Derby Futures Pool 3

Three days of brisk wagering in the third of four pools in Churchill Downs Racetrack’s (“CDRT”) Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KOFW”) drew to a close Sunday evening with the Mutuel Field (#24), or “All Others”, as a 4-1 favorite, but three-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Bob Baffert’s duo of American Pharoah (#1) Read more ›

Churchill Downs Opens Nominations for Longines Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade Presented by Kroger

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 suppor

Simulcast Wagering Cancelled Monday, Feb. 16 Because of Winter Storm

A winter storm expected to drop 8 to 12 inches of snow in the Louisville area has prompted Churchill Downs Racetrack officials to cancelled simulcast wagering on Monday, Feb. 16. Additionally, the track’s offices will be closed.

Simulcast wagering at Churchill Downs is scheduled to resume Thursday, Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m. ET.

'All Others' Favored at 5-2, Texas Red Top Individual In Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 2

As expected, the Mutuel Feld (#24), known to many racing fans as “All Others,” was the betting favorite when Pool 2 of Churchill Downs Racetrack’s Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”) closed Sunday evening, but that wagering interest was not the overwhelming favorite it was expected to be and Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I) winner Texas Re

G.H. Mumm Named 'Official Champagne of Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs'

G.H. Mumm has been named the “Official Champagne of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs Racetrack” after a three-year partnership was finalized between the two companies in late January.

Champions American Pharoah & Take Charge Brandi, 34 Pletcher Hopes Among 429 Early Triple Crown Nominees

Zayat Stables LLC’s American Pharoah, the Eclipse Award winner for champion 2-year-old colt of 2014, and Willis D.