June 12, 2010 - 8:06pm
After a pair of runner-up finishes this year Rachel Alexandra, the reigning Horse of the Year, won her first race of 2010 Saturday at Churchill Downs by capturing the Fleur de Lis Handicap.
By Josh Cook Rachel Alexandra got back on track Saturday. And in a big way. The reigning Horse of the Year rebounded from back-to-back defeats to win the $214,000 Grade II Fleur de Lis Handicap for fillies and mares at Churchill Downs. Rachel cruised to a 10 1/2-length victory over...
June 11, 2010 - 11:57am
Thoroughbred racing's Super Bowl will be held at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5-6 this year and Nov. 4-5 next year - the first time the track has held the event in back-to-back years.
By Josh Cook For the first time in consecutive years, and for a record eighth time, the 2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships will be held at Churchill Downs it was announced Friday morning.
May 26, 2010 - 4:50pm
The Breeders' Cup, which will be Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs, will finish under the new permanent lights at the track both days. The final race of the weekend, the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, will go off around 6:45 p.m. Nov. 6.
By Josh Cook Even casual horse-racing fans knew after May 1's 136th Kentucky Derby that it was only a matter of time before Churchill Downs ran a big race under the lights. That time will be Nov. 5-6 in the Breeders' Cup World Championships. Races will finish at approximately 7:30 p.m. on...
May 12, 2010 - 6:35pm
Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver, and jockey Calvin Borel, drew the No. 8 post for Saturday's 135th Preakness Stakes and is the early 5-2 favorite for the Baltimore race.
By Josh Cook Calvin Borel won't be coming off the rail, at least early on, in Saturday's 135th Preakness Stakes. That's because the jockey and Super Saver, the horse he won the 136th Kentucky Derby on, will start from the No. 8 position in the 12-horse field at Pimlico Race Course in...
May 11, 2010 - 1:54am
In his first workout since winning the 136th Kentucky Derby, Super Saver had an easy and breezy exercise with jockey Calvin Borel aboard on Monday.  
By Josh Cook If Monday is any indication it looks like Super Saver has plenty saved up for Saturday's Preakness. In his first workout since winning the 136th Kentucky Derby, the colt worked three furlongs in an easy and breezy 36.60 seconds with jockey Calvin Borel aboard at Churchill Downs...