Kentucky Derby News

June 3, 2023

Mission of Joy Finds Way to Win Grade III, $205,00 Regret

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, June 3, 2023) – Mission of Joy found an opening at the top of the stretch, collared pacesetter Miss Riddler at the three-sixteenths pole and kicked home powerfully to win Saturday’s 54th running of the $205,000 Regret...

June 2, 2023

Churchill Downs Incorporated Statement 6-2-2023

LOUISVILLE, KY., (June 2, 2023) – Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today that the Company will suspend racing operations at Churchill Downs Racetrack (“Churchill Downs”)...

May 29, 2023

Recent Pimlico Special Winner Rattle N Roll Returns In Blame on ‘Stephen Foster Preview Day’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, May 29, 2023) – Lucky Seven Stable’s Rattle N Roll, who was victorious one week ago in the Pimlico Special (Grade III), is slated to return to Churchill Downs and face seven rivals entered in Saturday’s fourth...

May 29, 2023

Echo Zulu Dazzles in 4-Year-Old Debut, Wins Winning Colors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, May 30, 2022) – Echo Zulu , the champion 2-year-old filly of 2021 and multiple Grade I winner, made her 4-year-old return a winning one with a dazzling 5 ¾-length front-running score over Fire On Time in Monday’s...

May 27, 2023

Stephen Foster Preview Day Fields Shaping Up

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, May 27, 2023) – Six stakes are on tap Saturday, June 3 at Churchill Downs and feature opportunities for horses to prepare for races one month later on Stephen Foster Day. Dubbed as “Stephen Foster Preview Day,”...

May 27, 2023

Miss Yearwood Rallies to Win $223,678 Keertana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, May 27, 2023) – Miss Yearwood rallied from second to last and blitzed home down the stretch to defeat Lovely Princess by one length in Saturday’s 10th running of the $223,678 Keertana Stakes at Churchill Downs.

May 21, 2023

Kentucky Derby Runner-up Two Phil’s Possible to Return to Churchill Downs for Matt Winn Stakes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, May 21, 2023) – Patricia’s Hope, Phil Sagan and Madaket Stables’ Two Phil’s, the runner-up in the $3 million Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I), is possible to return to Churchill Downs...

May 20, 2023

Foreign Relations Wins Grade III, $222,300 Louisville at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, May 20, 2023) – Foreign Relations won Saturday’s 86th running of the $222,300 Louisville Stakes (Grade III) at Churchill Downs by 1 ½ lengths over 7-2 favorite Limited Liability in 2:32.47 for the 1 ½-mile...

May 14, 2023

Bauer Eyes Fleur de Lis With Newly-Minted Grade I Winner Played Hard

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, May 14, 2023) – Trainer Phil Bauer and owner Richard Rigney will not easily forget this year’s Kentucky Derby Weekend after their 5-year-old mare Played Hard prevailed over 2022 Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) heroine...

May 13, 2023

Churchill Downs Stakes Recap and Quotes: William Walker (Listed)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, May 13, 2023) – No Nay Hudson (IRE), stakes-placed on three occasions, collected the first stakes win of his career when he powered home in the stretch to beat Two of a Kind by 1 ½ lengths in Saturday’s eighth...

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