Keyword: Darren Rogers

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    Churchill Proposes Derby Bet on Winning Sire

    Churchill officials will outline their ideas for the wager at the Dec. 2 Kentucky Horse Racing Commission meeting in Lexington. If approved in time, the wager could be offered in advance of the 2015 Derby.

  • Triple Crown Trophy Arrives

    Darren Rogers, with Churchill Downs, arrives at Belmont Park with the Triple Crown trophy on June 4, 2014.

  • Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas

    Chuckas Wants Change in Triple Crown Spacing

    With only three horses from the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contesting the Preakness Stakes (gr. 1) May 17, Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas said he will initiate discussions to change the spacing between races.

  • Churchill 'Comfortable' With Points System

    Churchill Downs remains bullish on its new points qualifying system for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) but acknowledges there could be "tweaks" for the next Triple Crown cycle.

  • Joel Ammerman of the National Weather Service delivers the updated weather forecast.

    Derby Forecast Improves; Officials Convene

    In the event of inclement weather for the May 1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Churchill Downs personnel, as well as safety officials from the Louisville, Ky., area, are prepared to take precautions.

  • Chocolate Candy rounds the turn in his April 27 work at Churchill Downs. <br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Chocolate Candy Doesn't Melt Under Pressure

    In spite of the distractions caused by a gruesome racetrack collision and a wailing siren that Churchill Downs uses to warn horsemen that there is trouble on the racetrack, Chocolate Candy turned in a professional and fast work April 27.

  • Darren Rogers joins Churchill Downs March 3 as senior director of communications and media services.

    Rogers Joins Churchill Team

    Darren Rogers, director of communications at Lone Star Park since 1999, will join Churchill Downs racetrack on March 3 as senior director of communications and media services.

  • Lone Star communications director Darren Rogers gears up for "biggest day in Lone Star history."

    Record Day in Books, Lone Star Set for Championships

    On the heels of a record wagering day, Lone Star Park was set to host its first Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships with an improved weather forecast and a flurry of activity the morning of the event at the Texas racetrack.