Keyword: schedule

  • Charles Town

    Charles Town to Add 11 Race Dates in 2018

    Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has added 11 new days to its 2018 live racing calendar following approval by the West Virginia Racing Commission at its May 22 meeting.  

  • Radio, Television Schedules for Derby Week

    The Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) traditionally receives the most media coverage of any horse race in the world, and the upcoming 144th run for the roses on May 5 at Churchill Downs will be no exception.

  • Firenze Fire is expected to start in the Gotham

    Television, Radio Schedule for Week's Races

    One of the biggest weekends of prep races for the 2018 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) is due next on the calendar, as three races each offering 85 qualifying points are scheduled for Saturday, March 10.

  • Canterbury Park Tweaks September Race Schedule

    On June 14 the Minnesota Racing Commission approved a request by Canterbury Park officials to amend horse racing dates and post times in September, making the final date of the 67-day season Friday, Sept. 15.

  • Louisiana Downs

    New Schedule Helps Louisiana Downs Increase Handle

    The 2017 Thoroughbred racing season at Harrah's Louisiana Downs got underway on May 6.  Officials made some changes in the live race day schedule in hopes of boosting handle and have already noted significant increases.   

  • 15.3 Million Watch NBC's Derby Coverage

    NBC Sports' coverage of the 140th Kentucky Derby May 3 averaged 15.3 million viewers, according to fast national data provided today by The Nielsen Co.

  • Ebony Breeze Towers Over Endine Hopefuls

    Kinsman Stable's Ebony Breeze heads a field of nine in the $200,000 Endine Handicap (gr. III) at Delaware Park Saturday, a six-furlong affair for fillies and mares.

  • First Flight, Knickerbocker at Aqueduct

    Aqueduct offers up a pair of graded stakes, the First Flight Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at seven furlongs and the 1 1/8-mile Knickerbocker Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf to sweeten its abbreviated Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships day live card.

  • Ashado Casts Big Shadow Over Cotillion

    Starlight Stables standout filly Ashado is expected to be a heavy favorite over eight rivals in Saturday's $250,000 Cotillion Handicap (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies at Philadelphia Park.

  • LA-KY Derby Double Worth $1 Million

    Fair Grounds has doubled its “Great Post Challenge” bonus—now awarding $1 million to any horse which wins both the grade II Louisiana Derby and the grade I Kentucky Derby in 2001.