Evans to Chair Churchill Downs Inc. Board

Churchill Downs Incorporated CEO Bob Evans will be promoted in June. In addition to his duties as CEO, Evans will also chair the CDI board when current chairman Carl Pollard retires. Pollard has been chair for ten years, and the company has previously kept the two positions separate. Evans will cede the title of president… Continue reading Evans to Chair Churchill Downs Inc. Board

Hullaba LOU Music Festival Ticket Sales on Track

Churchill Downs Incorporated is placing its bets on bringing in more revenue with the three-day Hullaba LOU Music Festival that kicks off Friday, and it could be a hit if ticket sales meet expectations. So far, more then half of the 90,000 tickets it hopes to sell have been purchased online and organizers expect most of the rest to come in just before or over the weekend.

Churchill To Continue Push For Expanded Gaming

The president of Churchill Downs, Incorporated says his company will again pursue expanded gaming legislation next year in Kentucky. Bob Evans noted during a conference call with investors Thursday that voters in Maryland approved a referendum this week allowing slot machines in that state. “Kentucky is now the only one of the three states that… Continue reading Churchill To Continue Push For Expanded Gaming

CDI Releases 2nd Quarter Results

Churchill Downs, Incorporated officials say the company’s net earnings held steady during the second quarter of 2008. Company CEO Bob Evans says net earnings from April through June were just over $29 million, about the same as the second quarter of 2007. Revenues were up six percent over the previous year, which Evans says is… Continue reading CDI Releases 2nd Quarter Results