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CURLIN SET TO RETURN TO CHURCHILL DOWNS ON MONDAY - Reigning "Horse of the Year" Curlin, fourth to Raven's Pass in the Breeders' Cup Classic (Grade I) on Saturday at Santa Anita, is scheduled to return to trainer Steve Asmussen's barn at Churchill Downs on Monday, Oct. 27.[asset|height=12|width=100]
Statement Regarding Availability Of Churchill Downs Signal Through National Advance-Deposit Wagering Sites For 2008 Fall Meet
Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) ("CDI" or "Company") today provided an update on the status of negotiations between Churchill Downs Racetrack and the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association ("KHBPA") and the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association regarding distribution of the Churchill Downs simulcast signal to national advance-deposit wage
Churchill Downs will open admission gates at 11:30 am ET on Friday, October 24, and 11 am ET on Saturday, October 25, for an action-packed two-day simulcast of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships from Santa Anita.
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Starts with Sunday, October 26 Opening of Churchill Downs' 119th Fall Meet
Churchill Downs Opens 119th Fall Meet on Sunday, Oct. 26 With Ack Ack Handicap, 2009 Wall Calendar Giveaway
(Monday, Oct. 20, 2008) – World-class horse racing returns to legendary Churchill Downs on Sunday, Oct. 26 for the Louisville, Ky. racetrack’s 119th Fall Meet which covers 26 days through Saturday, Nov. 29.
Churchill Downs will become the first racetrack in the United States to offer simulcasting in high definition (“HD”) when it opens its 2008 Fall Meet on Sunday, Oct. 26. The HD signal will be rolled out progressively to select off-track betting locations (“OTBs”) and racetracks across the nation, as well as on-track in a variety of public areas.
National Thoroughbred Racing Association President and CEO Alex Waldrop and Thoroughbred racing industry leaders outlined a series of industry-wide safety and integrity reforms at a press conference in New York on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The NTRA also announced the creation of a new Safety and Integrity Alliance, comprised of the largest tracks and horsemen’s groups in the U.S.
Churchill Downs Incorporated has implemented a new horseshoe policy at its four racetracks that bans the use of toe grabs greater than two millimeters. The new policy is effective immediately.
The policy, which will apply to all horses racing and training at Churchill Downs, Arlington Park, Calder Race Course and Fair Grounds Race Course, states:
The Breeders’ Cup and Churchill Downs Incorporated joined state and local officials on Wednesday to announce that the 2010 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be held at historic Churchill Downs for a record seventh time.
Officials of the Breeders' Cup Ltd and Churchill Downs will make a major economic development announcement in a press conference scheduled at the historic racetrack on Wednesday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m. (EDT).
The press conference is scheduled to be held in the Aristides Room on the 4th floor of the Churchill Downs clubhouse.