Belmont Stakes to be Run Without Derby, Preakness Winners

by Stephanie Crosby The two winners of early Triple Crown races won’t be in the field, but the 142nd running of the Belmont Stakes is tomorrow. Derby winner Super Saver and Preakness victor Lookin’ at Lucky opted out of the third Triple Crown race. Churchill Downs spokesperson and racing aficionado John Asher says even without […]

Twelve Set To Run In Preakness

A field of 12 will run in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown. Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver is the early Preakness favorite, with 5-2 odds and drew the number eight post position. The second favorite, at 3-1 is Lookin’ at Lucky, which was the early Derby favorite but finished […]

Film on Secretariat Shoots at Churchill Downs this Week

Walt Disney Studios is filming scenes in town this week for its upcoming film Secretariat — about the horse that won thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown in 1973 and whose record runs in the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes still stand. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The production, with cast members Diane Lane and John Malkovich, […]