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'Dude,' Will Take Charge Top Clark, Oaks Winner Believe You Can Heads Falls City as Nominees for Final Fall Stakes Released

A showdown between two of the top stars in American racing looms at Churchill Downs on Friday, Nov.

Ramseys' Emotional Kitten Flies Late Under Espinoza to Win Grade II Mrs. Revere

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Emotional Kitten overcame early struggles with the “good” turf course and found her best footing late to run down versatile New York-bred Effie Trinket and win Saturday night’s 23rd running of the $205,100 Mrs. Revere (Grade II) by a half-length before a crowd of 12,222 at Churchill Downs.

 

Canadian Invader River Seven Rallies Late Under Bridgmohan To Win Commonwealth Turf

Canadian invader River Seven, racing for the first time south of his home country’s border, wore down Frac Daddy near the finish under jockey Shaun Bridgmohan to score a half-length victory over 11 rivals in the 10th running of the $115,400 Commonwealth Turf (Grade III) for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles on the grass Sa

Clark Contender Will Take Charge, Falls City-Bound Oaks Winner Believe You Can Work

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Abbott Makes Churchill Downs Bow with Mid-Atlantic Invader Nellie Cashman

Sycamore Stable’s Nellie Cashman got her first view of the historic Twin Spires of Churchill Downs on Friday morning when she galloped around the Louisville track in preparation for her run in Saturday evening’s $175,000-added Mrs. Revere (Grade II) for 3-year-old fillies on the turf.

Pierce Ships Duo From Canada's Legendary Sam-Son Farm for Saturday Turf Stakes

Canada’s legendary Sam-Son Farm has enjoyed some wonderful moments beneath Churchill Downs’ famed Twin Spires, but it has been some time since its distinctive red silks with gold sleeves have visited the winner’s circle after a major race here.

20 Things to Know About Saturday Night's 'Downs After Dark'

1. Admission gates for Downs After Dark Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodkawill open Saturday at 3 p.m. (all times Eastern) and the first of 10 races will begin at 4:30 p.m. The final race will be 9:08 p.m. and the on-track party will continue in Club 140 until 10:30 p.m.

Kentucky Derby Disappointment Frac Daddy Seeks Redemption in 'Downs After Dark's' Commonwealth Turf

Magic City Thoroughbreds’ Frac Daddy, a disappointing 16th on the first Saturday in May in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Full Field of 14 3-Year-Old Fillies Entered for 'Downs After Dark's" Wide-Open, Grade II Mrs. Revere

Graded stakes winners I’m Already Sexy, Nellie Cashman and Tapicat headline an ultra-competitive and full field of 14 three-year-old fillies that were entered to contest Saturday night’s 23rd running of the $175,000-added Mrs. Revere (Grade II) at Churchill Downs.

Injured Borel Out for Remainder of 2013, Eyes Oaklawn Park Return

Jockey Calvin Borel, a three-time winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) and a 2013 inductee into the Thoroughbred racing Hall of Fame, will take the rest of the year off as he continues his recovery from injuries suffered in an October riding mishap at Keeneland Race Course.