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Cosmic Evolution Turns Back Powerful Asmussen Trio in Debutante

Stephen Fidel’s Cosmic Evolution turned back a powerful trio of fillies trained by Steve Asmussen to score her first career victory in a 1 ½-length triumph the $100,000 Debutante Stakes for 2-year-old fillies on Saturday, June 27 at Churchill Downs.

He's Comin In Hot Sizzles in Bashford Manor Win

Douglas Scharbauer’s He’s Comin In Hot preserved his reputation as one of the fastest young horses in North America when he rolled to a 3 ¾-length victory in Saturday’s 114th running of the $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes (Grade III) at Churchill Downs.

American Pharoah's Kentucky Derby Victory, Triple Crown Celebration Top Memorable 38-Day Spring Meet

A nearly meet-long racetrack celebration of the victory by Zayat StablesAmerican Pharoah in the $2 million-guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Departing Ends Stakes Drought, Earns First Turf Win; Provides Claiborne With Churchill Stakes Milestone

Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Departing won his first stakes race since 2013 and scored his first triumph on grass when slipped through along the hedge under jockey Miguel Mena to grab a clear lead in the stretch and held off longshot Knights Nation to win Saturday’s 26th running of the $20

Asmussen Hopes Show Bound Moves Forward In Move To Dirt In Bashford Manor

Four-time Bashford Manor-winning trainer Steve Asmussen relishes the opportunity to try Jerry Durant’s maiden Show Bound on dirt in Saturday night’s 114th renewal of the six-furlong sprint for juveniles.

Stall Calls Audible With Firecracker Duo Of Departing, Medal Count

The willingness to improvise is a trait of most good horsemen. Additionally, many successful operations run their horses in races where they can succeed, but are keen to roll the dice when an opportunity is presented. After all, as the saying goes: you can’t win it if you’re not in it.

Competitive Field Of 14 Sprinters To Battle For $70,000 Kelly's Landing

Churchill Downs’ Spring Meet winners Agent Di Nozzo, Guns Loaded, Ruble and Viva Majorca clash in a competitive sixth renewal of the $70,000-added Kelly’s Landing overnight stakes, one of four stakes events on the 11-race “Downs After Dark” closing night program.

Asmussen Saddles Trio In Bid for Fifth Win In $100,000 Debutante Stakes

Trainer Steve Asmussen has entered a trio of 2-year-old fillies – Adhara, Areolite and Thievery – in an attempt to collect his fifth victory in the $100,000 Debutante (Listed), which is one of four stakes events on Saturday’s 11-race “Downs After Dark” closing night program at Churchill Downs’ 38-day Spring Meet.

Calhoun's He's Comin In Hot Steps Up To Stakes Competition In 114th Bashford Manor

Runaway maiden winner He’s Comin in Hot headlines a field of eight 2-year-old colts and geldings entered in Saturday night’s 114th running of the $100,000 Bashford Manor (Grade III), one of four stakes events on the 11-race “Downs After Dark” closing night program of Churchill Downs’ 38-day Spring Meet.

Graded Stakes Winners Departing, Frac Daddy, Medal Count, Skyring Meet In Grade II Firecracker

Four accomplished graded stakes winners – Departing, Frac Daddy, Medal Count and Skyring – look to relive their past glory Saturday night at Churchill Downs as headliners in a competitive 26th renewal of the $200,000 Firecracker (Grade II) on closing night of the Louisville racetrack’s 38-day Spring Meet.