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Fioretti (25-1) Surprises In Roxelana; Doyle, Hamilton Earn First Stakes Wins

Fioretti, the longest shot in the field of six fillies and mares, scored a 25-1 surprise in Saturday’s sixth running of the $68,817 Roxelana overnight stakes at Churchill Downs with a ¾-length triumph over 3-5 favorite Willow Hills.

Lanerie Bidding For 8th Churchill Downs Riding Title In Last 9 Meets

With only five days left of the Spring Meet, the race for the Churchill Downs riding title is neck and neck between defending leading rider Corey Lanerie and Julien Leparoux, who both entered Saturday’s action with 35 wins apiece.

Lanerie has won seven of the last eight Churchill Downs titles, including five in a row.

Unbeaten Willow Hills Set For Stakes Debut In Saturday's Roxelana

Donamire Farm’s Willow Hills looks to continue a perfect career in Saturday’s featured event at Churchill Downs, the $70,000-added Roxelana overnight stakes for fillies and mares.

Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Departs, Heads Home

Zayat Stables’ Triple Crown champion American Pharoah departed Churchill Downs on Thursday morning en route to Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert’s Southern California base at Santa Anita.

Kentucky Derby And Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Gets Well-Earned Day Off

After thrilling 28,968 adoring fans with a parade over Churchill Downs’ track and trips to the paddock and G.H. MUMM Winner’s Circle on Saturday night, Triple Crown champ American Pharoah got a day of rest and relaxation Sunday.

Gutsy Island Town Fights Off Fame And Power To Take Matt Winn

A gutsy Island Town held off a late bid from overwhelming 1-2 favorite Fame and Power to take the 18th running of the $100,000 Matt Winn (GIII) by a half-length.

Prado's Sweet Ride A Sweet Pick-Up for Leparoux, Scores Regret Upset

Prado’s Sweet Ride, last  in a field of six at the top of the stretch, unleashed a furious late rally to catch pacesetter Lady Zuzu near the finish to win Saturday’s 46th running of the $100,000, Grade III Regret Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on turf by a head in the first of four stakes races run on Saturday’s Downs Aft

Frivolous Surprises In Fleur De Lis; Earns Breeders' Cup Distaff 'Win & You're In' Distaff Berth

The 40th running of the Fleur de Lis Handicap (GII) was won by G. Watts Humphrey’s Frivolous at long shot odds of 32-1 for trainer Vicki Oliver and jockey Jon Court in the irons.

Noble Bird Holds Off Favored Lea In Stephen Foster Handicap Surprise

Noble Bird took the lead from pace-setter Paganol on the far turn and fought hard under jockey Shaun Bridgmohan to hold off favored Lea by a diminishing head to win the 34th running of the $500,000, Grade I Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by GE at Churchill Downs and secured a spot

Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Resumes Galloping

Zayat Stables’ champion American Pharoah took his training up a notch Saturday when the Triple Crown winner galloped 1 ¼ miles on the Churchill Downs main track at 8:30 a.m. ET after the renovation break.