October 26, 2012 - 9:34am
Todd Pletcher, Graham Motion discuss banning of anti-bleeding medication in 2-year-old horses
The hot topic at this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, to be held Nov. 2 and 3, centers around a new rule involving medication for participating horses.The Breeders’ Cup has banned the use of Lasix in all five of its 2-year-old races. Lasix (also...
October 26, 2012 - 9:57pm
The Churchill Downs fall meet opens Sunday, Oct. 28 and is filled with great racing action and fun events.
Fall has finally arrived in Louisville with the opening of Churchill Downs’ fall meet. The meet will run Sunday, Oct. 28 through Sunday, Nov. 25 with live racing Wednesday through Sunday.The 21-day meet kicks off Sunday, Oct. 28 with a showcase of two-year-olds. The Stars of Tomorrow card...
October 23, 2012 - 4:18pm
Churchill Downs will add a September meet to his line-up next year.
In a Tuesday meeting, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) approved Churchill Downs’ request for additional race dates in September 2013. The KHRC dates committee recommended awarding the requested dates to Churchill Downs in a meeting last week. Speculation was that the KHRC would...
October 18, 2012 - 9:46am
The son of Malibu Moon, named for Louisville guard Russ Smith, begins his racing career at Santa Anita
The much-anticipated debut of University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino’s horse Russdiculous – named for charismatic Cardinal junior guard Russ Smith – is set for Saturday’s third race at Santa Anita Park, scheduled for 5:02 p.m. ET.Russdiculous, a Kentucky-...
October 17, 2012 - 7:31pm
Online wagering for the fun of it.
Churchill Downs Incorporated, the parent company of Churchill Downs Racetrack, has launched a new online gaming site called Luckity. According to its website, Luckity is like slots or the lottery, but a game you can play at home; it’s legal in the United States and licensed by the Oregon...