The spring meet at Churchill Downs comes to an end today. It’s a spring meet that won’t soon be forgotten. Just under two weeks ago, a tornado ripped through the Churchill Downs backside, causing extensive barn damage but no injuries to people or the hundreds of horses stabled there. Spokesman John Asher says the heaviest […]
by Stephanie Crosby Opening day at Churchill Downs could determine a Derby contender. The 42-day spring meet starts tomorrow. Spokesperson Darren Rogers says the tenth race is the Grade-three Cliff’s Edge Derby Trial. “The two marquis horses trying to get into this year’s Kentucky Derby are Eightyfiveinafifty, he’s the 8-to-5 favorite, and Pleasant Prince, who […]
The Churchill Downs Spring Meet begins Saturday. The meet will feature the track’s first-ever night races and new safety measures.