Churchill Downs Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Churchill Downs.

Results 1 - 20 of 279 in Churchill Downs

  1. How the Santa Anita Derby could be a Kentucky Derby previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... good American Pharoah is, he's not as sure about Dortmund, who already showed he's got a fondness for the Churchill Downs surface by winning an optional claimer there last month by 7 3/4 lengths. Sired by Big Brown, he's a large colt. As Baffert ...

    Comment?

  2. Travis Stone Named Churchill Downs AnnouncerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Blood Horse

    Stone, 30, also served as backup announcer at the New York Racing Association this winter. He will describe the racing action for Churchill Downs' audiences when racing returns to the Louisville track for the 2015 spring meet April 25. He becomes the eighth announcer in Churchill Downs' history, and the third in three years.

    Comment?

  3. FFA members attend annual national conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Effingham Herald

    ... has to offer through the college and career show, were awed by the "world's toughest rodeo," toured Churchill Downs and the Louisville Slugger plant, and more. Students were awarded this opportunity by their involvement in their local chapter and ...

    Comment?

  4. Churchill Downs completes acquisition of Big Fish GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Business Journal

    Churchill Downs Inc. has completed its acquisition of Big Fish Games Inc., a producer and distributor of mobile and online games. Churchill Downs Inc. has completed its acquisition of Big Fish Games Inc. , a producer and distributor of mobile and online games.

    Comment?

  5. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS): Dmitry Balyasny Bets on Another Energy Stock and Discloses New PositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Insider Monkey

    ... majority of oil-related stocks they are more long-term plays. Also in October, the fund raised its stake in Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDN ) by 45% to 909,724 shares , as the stock lost around 7% since then. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) is ...

    Comment?

  6. Man pleads not guilty in ex-girlfriend's stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... Deshon Dorsey, 26, is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend, 24-year-old Porcia Mills, at her apartment near Churchill Downs. Dorsey is charged with murder, domestic violence, and wanton endangerment. A judge set his bond at $75,000 cash and entered ...

    Comment?

  7. Dozens pray for Louisville toddler after mother is killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... toddler's mother. Officers found the body of 24-year-old Mills on Friday in her apartment unit blocks from Churchill Downs. They also discovered her toddler, Zayden, inside and unharmed. "I'm just glad he's at the age right now where he really can't ...

    Comment?

  8. Police investigating homicide near Churchill DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Alicia Smiley, a spokeswoman for the Louisville Metro Police Department, said officers were responding to a report of a homicide in the 1500 block of Phyllis Avenue.

    Comment?

  9. U of L grad pushes streetcar plan as Louisville seeks new transit ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... graduate student calls his proposal "An Old Way Forward." He suggests a streetcar line running between Churchill Downs and the Ohio River along Fourth Street would connect disparate neighborhoods like downtown Louisville and U of L's Belknap campus. ...

    Comment?

  10. Top Fifteen Cities for Single Women -- and Where Denver FinishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Denver Westword

    ... find plenty of eligible bachelors! You and your lucky fella will have a blast in "Looavul" as you bop from Churchill Downs to Louisville Slugger Field to Waverly Sanatorium.... Often considered the "Athens of the South," Nashville is known for its ...

    Comment?

  11. Lakers ready to defend title in LouisvilleRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    ... NCAA Division II Championship Fall Festival. On Tuesday evening, all teams across each separate sport met at Churchill Downs - the site of the Kentucky Derby - for a dinner and opening ceremonies. On Wednesday, the GVSU soccer team headed to a local ...

    Comment?

  12. Art Sherman to be Honored at Golden GateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Blood Horse

    ... Kentucky Derby when California Chrome defeated 18 opponents in the world's most famous horse race May 3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Post time Saturday is 12:45 p.m. PST and Sherman will be saluted in the winner's circle following the fourth ...

    Comment?

  13. Derby winner Silver Charm retires to Ky. farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WHAS11

    ... 1997 Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm during morning workouts for the Breeders' Cup Classic 06 November at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. The Breeders' Cup races will be held 07 November. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Robert SULLIVAN (Photo ...

    Comment?

  14. Daily Purses Up for Churchill Fall MeetRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Blood Horse

    ... the average of 8.77 horses per race during the corresponding meet in 2013. The Louisville track, owned by Churchill Downs Inc., does not release handle and attendance figures except for major race days such as the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Kentucky ...

    Comment?

  15. Court Rolling After Return from Hand SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Blood Horse

    ... necessarily expect to be on horseback until sometime in 2015." The surgery was performed not long after the Churchill Downs mishap and, as promised, it was followed by a long summer and early fall in which his damaged hand underwent multiple ...

    Comment?

  16. Students get most out of FFA national conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The News-Gazette

    Members of Monticello High School's FFA club took in all the sights, including Churchill Downs, while in Louisville for the national convention. For high school students across the country, FFA means much more this time of the year: Three days off school, country music concerts, career expos and a whole lot of fun.

    Comment?

  17. Families enjoy Thanksgiving Day at Churchill DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    "Horse racing is of the fabric of the people of Louisville and there are many families who love to spend time, get together, enjoy a day at the races and then enjoy fine dining," said Churchill Downs spokesperson Darren Rogers. "We serve more than 7,000 turkey dinners with all the trimmings over a special 12 Race Program," said Rogers.

    Comment?

  18. Thoroughbred Thanksgiving: thousands make dining at the Downs a family traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, KY - Her daughter asked if she could take care of her grown grandchildren, so they wouldn't be alone for Thanksgiving. So where else would Joyce Stohr take them but Churchill Downs? Stohr has bought in literally.

    Comment?

  19. Families enjoy Thanksgiving Day at Churhill DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    ... AWAY AS CALIFORNIA AND NEW YORK ARE HERE FOR A THANKSGIVING REUNION INCLUDING HER SON FROM ALABAMA. "I think Churchill Downs is an institution for Louisville it is Louisville in a lot of ways you show the twin steeples and everyone thinks ...

    Comment?

  20. Families enjoy Thanksgiving Day at the racetrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    "Horse racing is of the fabric of the people of Louisville and there are many families who love to spend time, get together, enjoy a day at the races and then enjoy fine dining," said Churchill Downs spokesperson Darren Rogers. "We serve more than 7,000 turkey dinners with all the trimmings over a special 12 Race Program," said Rogers.

    Comment?