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Family Adventure Day Presented by Kroger Returns to Churchill Downs Sunday June 22

Interactive areas, play land inflatables, crafts and a birthday party for Churchill Charlie create family festival atmosphere

A birthday extravaganza for Junior Jockey Club Mascot Churchill Charlie will be the highlight of an action packed Family Adventure Day Presented by Kroger at Churchill Downs on Sunday, June 22.

Churchill Downs to Award $127,000 in Kentucky Derby, Oaks Charitable Contributions During Stephen Foster 'Downs After Dark' Celebration

Three charitable organizations will visit Churchill Downs Racetrack during "Downs After Dark" festivities on Saturday, June 14 to accept donations totaling $127,000 from the historic track that were generated by activities during this year's celebration of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Churchill Downs Announces Six 2014 Downs After Dark Racing Dates

The Fourth Annual White Party fashions the Stephen Foster Handicap

into a night of casual elegance and entertainment

 

Watch California Chrome's Belmont Stakes, Triple Crown Bid on Churchill Downs' Big Board

Churchill Downs fans who hope to see Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome become racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 36 years will cheer the final jewel of the three-race series while watching the race on the track’s spectacular Big Board during Saturday’s celebration of Belmont Stakes Day at the home of the Kentucky Derby

Single-6 Jackpot Returns Thursday With Lower 20-Cent Minimum

Churchill Downs Racetrack’s “Single 6 Jackpot,” the multi-race wager that debuted during the 2013 Fall Meet with the potential of a big payday to a lucky bettor if there’s only one winning wager, will return to the Louisville racetrack’s betting menu Thursday (May 22) with a lower 20-cent minimum.

Spring Meet Racing Resumes Thursday, May 8; Some Mother's Day Dining Still Available

With California Chrome’s victory in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

COUNTRY STAR JO DEE MESSINA TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM AT 140th KENTUCKY DERBY

LOUISVILLE, KY (Friday, April 25, 2014) –  Multiplatinum and award-winning country music singer and songwriter Jo Dee Messina will perform the national anthem prior to the 140thrunning of the Kentucky Derby® Presented by YUM!

Unveiling of Massive 'Big Board,' Derby Trial, Larry Collmus, Sky Divers and Fireworks Highlight 'Opening Night'

Churchill Downs Racetrack is set to open its 140th year and Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Week with a spectacular “Opening Night Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka” celebration on Saturday, April 26 highlighted by the anticipated public unveiling of its spectacular “Big Board” 4K video screen, the 90th runni

Churchill Downs Maintains Tightened Security for Kentucky Derby, Oaks 140

Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) has released its list of security and hospitality policies and procedures for this year’s 140th celebrations of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on Saturday, May 3, and the Longines Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 2.

Dance With Fate, Harry's Holiday Head 10 Late Nominations to Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown

The late nomination period for the classic races of the 2014 Triple Crown concluded late Saturday, March 22 with a total of 10 additional 3-year-old Thoroughbreds added to the roster of horses that are eligible to complete in the 2014 renewal of the prized three-race series.