October 18, 2012 - 8:46am
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 - 6:31pm
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...
October 9, 2012 - 1:48pm
Meet the leaders of the Oldham County Thoroughbred industry on Sunday, Oct. 14.
The Oldham County Thoroughbred Supporters is a new initiative designed to support the horse racing and Thoroughbred industry. The group is holding a meet-and-greet on Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Skylight Training Center, 2421 Liberty Lane in Goshen, KY, and invites all those interested in the horse...
October 4, 2012 - 7:30am
The Keeneland fall meet signals the official start of the fall season in the Bluegrass.
The Keeneland fall meet, which opens Friday Oct. 5, signals the official start of the fall season in the Bluegrass. The 17-day race meet runs through Saturday, Oct. 27 and is packed with stakes action and activities for everyone.The meet boasts 17 stakes races and purses totaling $4.5 million. The...
October 2, 2012 - 1:28pm
Churchill Downs wants to add September racing dates in addition to its traditional spring and fall race meets.
For Louisville horse racing fans, the long summer months that separate the end of the Churchill Downs’ Spring Meet and the beginning of the Keeneland Fall Meet often mean a trip to the outer edges of the Commonwealth for live racing within the state—west to Ellis Park in Henderson, KY,...