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$10,000 in Scholarships, David Nail Concert Set for Friday's College Scholarship Day

Ten $1,000 scholarships will be distributed to full-time students from colleges and universities throughout the country when Churchill Downs joins the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association (“KTA”) for the annual College Scholarship Day at the home of the Kentucky Derby on Friday, Nov. 11.

Moustaches, Prostate Cancer Awareness In Vogue in 'Movember' at Churchill Downs

Moustaches will be in vogue at Churchill Downs during the upcoming 21-day Fall Meet as the historic Louisville racetrack teams with the Movember Foundation to raise funds and awareness for men’s health.

Churchill Downs, Louisville Cardinal Football Team Again With 'Pigskins & Ponies' Ticket Package

Neighbors Churchill Downs and the University of Louisville football Cardinals are teaming again to offer fans “Pigskins & Ponies Presented by Kroger”, a special ticket package to a late October weekend of exciting Cardinal football and spectacular Fall Meet racing at the home of the Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Derby Winner Funny Cide Returns to Churchill Downs to Greet Medal of Honor Recipients

Sackatoga Stable’s Funny Cide, winner of the 2003 Kentucky Derby and one of the most popular winners of the “Run for the Roses” in recent years, will return to the site of his greatest triumph when he travels to Churchill Downs on Saturday, Oct.

Restoration of Tornado-Battered Churchill Downs Barns Completed; Horses Moving In

Fewer than three months after a tornado roared the stable area at historic Churchill Downs, restoration and repair work on barns damaged by the storm’s winds is complete and horses are moving into those structures to prepare for competition during the track’s Oct. 30-Nov. 27 Fall Meet.

Churchill Downs Releases Official Event Logos for 2012 Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks

The official event logos for Kentucky Derby 138 and Kentucky Oaks 138 were released Monday (Aug. 29) by Churchill Downs, and officially licensed apparel and gift items featuring the new marks are now available for purchase online at

Churchill Downs Wraps Up Spring Meet Of "Firsts"

Churchill Downs has been the scene of many historic races and special moments since its debut meet in 1875, but few of the track’s racing meets held each year since have seen as many historic ‘firsts’ – including an unusual blast from Mother Nature – as the 2011 Spring Meet concluded its 38-day run with an Independence Day program on Monday, July 4.

Churchill Downs Wraps Meet with 'Red, White and Blues Weekend'

Churchill Downs will end its 2011 Spring Meet with a bang.  The spring finale of “Downs After Dark” Presented by Budweiser Select is Friday (tonight) at 5 p.m. EDT (one-hour earlier than previously scheduled) and the 13-race card is billed as “The White Party” in which on-track guests are encouraged to wear an all-white wardrobe.

'Downs After Dark' Post Time Moved Up to 5 P.M.; All-White Attire Encouraged for 'White Party'

The first race for Friday’s “Downs After Dark” nighttime racing celebration at Churchill Downs has been moved up one hour to 5 p.m. (all times EDT) because it is now a special 13-race program.

Tornado Clean-Up, Damage Assessment Continue; Racing Resumes Friday

Nearly 24 hours after a tornado tore through sections of the stable area at Churchill Downs, damage assessment and clean-up continued in the aftermath of the storm that hammered portions of the historic home of the Kentucky Derby.