September 22, 2010 - 5:03pm
Next-door neighbors Churchill Downs and the University of Louisville are teaming up for special ticket package called “Pigskins & Ponies Presented by Kroger” for the second weekend in November. For $25 fans will receive a seat in the new upper deck of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for UofL’s Nov. 13 football game against South Florida and a reserved seat on Millionaires Row or Skye Terrace at the Downs for horse racing the next day.
By Josh Cook
Down! Set! And they’re off!
You may not be used to seeing those words strung together, but you will the weekend of Nov. 13-14. That’s because the University of Louisville and Churchill Downs are partnering for “Pigskins & Ponies Presented by Kroger,” a special ticket...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
Every once in a while, there is a horse race that reminds me of why I love this sport.
With the Breeders' Cup returning to historic Churchill Downs in just more than two months, your humble correspondent could no longer resist posting last Sunday's wonderful seventh race from New Jersey's Monmouth Park and the amazing call by announcer Larry Collmus.
A hat tip goes to Churchill's...
August 3, 2010 - 10:35am
Snooki wasn't the only feisty one on the Jersey Shore over the weekend as Bob Baffert-trained Preakness winner Lookin At Lucky won Monmouth Park's $1 million Haskell Invitational.
Ending a layoff since winning the Preakness on May 15th, Bob Baffert's Lookin At Lucky and jock Martin Garcia rolled in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at New Jersey's Monmouth Park over Trappe Shot. In a photo finish for third, First Dude bested Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver.
July 4, 2010 - 8:31am
Instead of lighting a firecracker and losing a finger or two on the Fourth of July head to Churchill Downs where general admission is free and beer and hot dogs are $1 all day.
By Josh Cook
Instead of lighting a firecracker and losing a finger or two on the Fourth of July, maybe you should just watch a Firecracker.
The Firecracker Handicap that is.
The Grade II turf race, which marks the return of 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird to Churchill Downs,...
July 3, 2010 - 2:41pm
Kiddari held off Vertical Vision to win the $66,500 feature race Friday night at Churchill Downs in front of a record "Downs After Dark" crowd.
By Josh Cook
Kiddari seems to like Churchill Downs, just like her momma.
The 4-year-old homebred daughter of 2004 Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones, won the feature race Friday night in front of a "Downs After Dark" record crowd of 32,481 at Churchill Downs.