Keyword: Duchossois

  • Fort Prado won or placed in 36 of 59 races and earned $1,211,681.

    Fort Prado to Hill 'N Dale in Illinois

    Fort Prado, an eight-time Illinois champion, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Richard Duchossois' Hill 'N Dale Farms near Barrington, Ill.

  • Horse and racetrack owner Richard Duchossois

    Oaks Day: Celebrities and Weather

    With all of the contenders for Saturday's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) having undergone their final preparations, it was a relatively quiet day on the backside of Churchill Downs the morning of Friday, May 2.

  • Trainer David MacLean Dead

    David MacLean, who trained from 1982 to this year, died Aug. 17 of cancer at his home in Orangeville, Ontario, Canada.

  • Meeker Presides Over Final Shareholders' Meeting

    As the search for his successor continues, Churchill Downs Inc. president and chief executive officer Tom Meeker presided over his 22nd and final shareholders' meeting Thursday, painting a positive picture of the racetrack operating company's future while also accepting plaudits from fellow directors and company employees.

  • Richard L. "Dick" Duchossois, to receive Eclipse Award of Merit.

    Duchossois Receives Eclipse Award of Merit

    Richard L. "Dick" Duchossois, who brought Arlington Park back from the ashes, and then saw the track become a part of Churchill Downs Inc., has been selected to receive an Eclipse Award of Merit.

  • Duchossois Honored Locally for Hosting Breeders' Cup

    According to a report in the <i>Daily Herald</i>, Arlington Park chairman Richard Duchossois was honored as Arlington Heights' "Business Leader of the Year" Thursday night for his role in hosting the 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Arlington Park&#39;s Richard Duchossois calls for change.

    Duchossois: 'We Have to Change Some of Our Ways'

    Arlington Park chairman Richard Duchossois says the horse racing industry can attract new patrons, but that it needs to change some of the ways it does business in order to remain competitive.

  • TRA Adds Board Members

    The Thoroughbred Racing Association's (TRA) board of directors elected several new directors Thursday at its regular board meeting in Tucson.

  • It's Official: 2002 Breeders' Cup to Arlington Park

    Officials of Breeders' Cup Limited and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Monday, Dec. 3, that Arlington Park in suburban Chicago has been named the host site for the 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. The announcement was made at a press conference in Chicago's ESPN Zone restaurant.

  • Innit Wins Honeymoon Invitational Handicap

    Jockey Chris McCarron earned a belated stakes win at Hollywood Park Sunday, winning aboard Innit in the $217,000 Honeymoon Breeders' Cup Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT) four races after his mount was disqualified from victory in the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I).