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Baffert's American Pharoah, Dortmund Are Top Betting Choices For Final 2015 Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool
The powerful hand held by Hall of Fame Thoroughbred trainer Bob Baffert heading into this year’s 141st running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!
Three Chimneys Farm and Besilu Stable’s Dubai Sky, who ran an ongoing winning
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.
The deadline for owners and trainers to make their promising 3-year-old Thoroughbreds eligible to compete in the coveted races of the 2015 Triple Crown during the series’ late nomination phase will arrive just before midnight (all times Eastern) on Monday, March 23.
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 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.
Willis D. Horton’s reigning juvenile champion Take Charge Brandi is the brightest star among 154 horses on the roster of early nominations to the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I), America’s premier race for 3-year-old fillies scheduled for its 141st running on Friday, May 1 at Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”).
Two-Time Horse Of The Year, Defending Winner Wise Dan, Champ Main Sequence Top Early Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Nominations
Defending winner and two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan and 2015 Eclipse Award turf champion Main Sequence are the brightest lights among 74 older grass stars on the roster of early nominations to compete in the 29th running of the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (Grade I) at Churchill Downs Racetrack on Kentucky Derby Day, May 2.
'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
'All Others' Nips I'm A Chatterbox, Champ Take Charge Brandi, Condo Commando To Be Kentucky Oaks Futures Favorite
Racing fans had some difficulty in separating the major contenders for this year’s running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) during Churchill Downs’ 2015 Kentucky Oaks Future Wager (“KOFW”), so they settled on the “Mutuel Field” (#24), or “All Others”, as a mild favorite over individual stars I’m A Chatterbox (#4), champion Take Charge