November 23, 2012 - 10:38pm
Shackleford goes out a winner.
Shackleford won the $400,000 Clark Handicap before a crowd of adoring fans at Churchill Downs Friday evening. The race was to be the Dale Romans-trained colt’s swan song before retiring to stand stud duty at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.Shackleford broke for the lead under jockey...
November 21, 2012 - 11:00am
Black Friday isn’t just for shopping.
Churchill Downs will host its only fall meet grade one event this Friday when a field of ten contest the $400,000 Clark Handicap at 1 1/8 miles over the dirt.Headlining the field with the top weight of 120 pounds is Dale Romans’ Preakness Stakes winner Shackleford. The four-year-old son of...
March 30, 2012 - 9:08pm
Twin Creek Racing combines their two loves this weekend--horse racing and University of Kentucky basketball.
All eyes will be on Louisville and Kentucky Saturday night as the two university's mens basketball teams battle in the NCAA Final Four tournament in New Orleans, Louisiana. On Monday, one of those teams will represent the Commonwealth in the NCAA Men'...
August 8, 2011 - 9:30am
'Tiz Tizway all the way in the Grade 1 Whitney Handicap.
Tizway earned himself a spot in the Breeders' Cup Classic with a spectacular win in the Grade 1 $750,000 Whitney Invitational Handicap. The race was a Breeders' Cup "Win & You're In" race guaranteeing the winner a berth in the Breeders' Cup Classic.Tizway, trained by...
August 5, 2011 - 10:39am
The Whitney Handicap offers winner a berth in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
The 84th running of the 1 1/8 mile Grade 1 $750,000 Whitney Invitational Handicap will occur Saturday at Saratoga Race Course in New York. This is a Breeders' Cup "Win & You're In" race which guarantees the winner a spot in this year's Breeders' Cup Classic, to be held...