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… Continue reading Churchill Downs Spring Meet Ends Today
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… Continue reading Spring Meets Starts Tomorrow at Churchill Downs
The Churchill Downs Spring Meet begins Saturday. The meet will feature the track’s first-ever night races and new safety measures.