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Kentucky Derby 'Road to the Roses' Fantasy Challenge Now Online

The Kentucky Derby “Road to the Roses” Fantasy Challenge, a free online contest that allows racing fans to manage a stable of Kentucky Derby contenders during the three-month buildup to the historic race, is now open for registration.

Churchill Downs Selected as Burial and Official Memorial Site for 2006 Kentucky Derby Winner Barbaro

Churchill Downs has been selected as the final resting place for 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, who was euthanized one year ago after a lengthy battle with laminitis. The announcement was made Tuesday by Barbaro’s owners, Roy and Gretchen Jackson, at a Churchill Downs news conference.

Churchill Downs to Host Jan. 29 News Conference Featuring Roy and Gretchen Jackson, Owners of Barbaro

Roy and Gretchen Jackson, the owners of 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, will participate in a news conference at Churchill Downs on Tuesday, Jan. 29, to make a special announcement.

Seven Eligible For $1 Million Twin Spires Club Bonus With Win In National Handicapping Championship IX

A field of 275 horseplayers is scheduled to gather in Las Vegas later this week to take a shot at record prize money and recognition as racing’s “Handicapper of the Year” in the ninth Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship (“NHC IX”), but only seven of those handicappers have a shot at a $1 million bonus offered by Churchill Downs Inco

Churchill Downs Launches Official 2008 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Web Sites

Churchill Downs today launched the official Web site for the 2008 Kentucky Derby,, and the official 2008 Kentucky Oaks Web site,

Dates Set For Trio of Pools in Churchill Downs' 2008 Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks Future Wagers

Churchill Downs has established the dates for the three wagering pools that will comprise the track’s 2008 renewals of its Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”) and Kentucky Oaks Future Wager (“KOFW”).