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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.

American Pharoah Back To Work With Easy Jog; Parades Before 'Downs After Dark' Fans

Zayat Stables’ champion American Pharoah jogged on Churchill Downs’ main track Friday morning for the first time since his triumph in the June 6 Belmont Stakes (GI) where he became racing’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.

Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah To Return To Track For Jog On Friday; Foster Hopes Gallop

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has been walking the shed row of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert’s Barn 33 daily since returning to Churchill Downs on Sunday, but he’s scheduled to return to the track Friday around 6:45 a.m. for a clockwise job around the one-mile oval.

Don't Leave Me Is Mild 3-1 Choice In Wide-Open Grade III Regret

Pin Oak Stables’ Bourbonette Oaks (GIII) winner Don’t Leave Me landed the rail and was made a lukewarm 3-1 morning line favorite in a field of seven 3-year-old fillies entered for Saturday night’s 46th running of the $100,000 Regret (GIII) at 1 1/8 miles on Churchill Downs’ Matt Winn Turf Course.

Baffert's Fame And Power, Asmussen's Bold Conquest Meet Again In Matt Winn

Juddmonte FarmsFame and Power and Ackerley Brothers Farm’s Bold Conquest, who ran one-two in the Sir Barton Stakes on the Preakness undercard at Pimlico, will meet again Saturday in the 18th running of the $100,000 Matt Winn (GIII), a 1 1/16-mile race for 3-year-olds.

Invading Sheer Drama, Grade I Winner My Sweet Addiction Favored Over Locals in Breeders' Cup 'Win and You're In" Fleur De Lis

Florida invader Sheer Drama and California-based Grade I winner My Sweet Addiction will find a strong group of Churchill Downs-based stars awaiting them in the starting gate Saturday evening for the 40th running of the $200,000 Fleur De Lis Handicap Presented by Thorntons (Grade II), part of the “Bre

Grade I Winners Hoppertunity, Lea; Belmont Runner-Up Commissioner Top Stephen Foster; American Pharoah Set For On-Track Appearance

Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI) winner Hoppertunity; Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s globe-trotting Lea, third to Prince Bishop in his most recent start in the $10 million D

Churchill Downs Announces Immediate 10% Increase In Overnight Purses

Record Kentucky Derby and Oaks Week wagering and favorable results on daily racing programs at Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) since the opening week of the Spring Meet have enabled the track to announce an immediate 10% increase in daily purses for overnight races.