Churchill Downs

700 Central Avenue Louisville , KY 40208 USA

Date Race Purse Age/Sex Dist
April 2017
Roxelana Overnight S. $65,000a 3&up, f/m 6f Details
William Walker S. $100,000g 3yos 6f Details
May 2017
Opening Verse Overnight S. $65,000a 3&up 8f T Details
Kentucky Juvenile S. $100,000g 2 yo 5f Details
La Troienne S. Presented by Spirited Funds (G1) $300,000g 4&up, f/m 8.5f Details
Alysheba S. Presented by Big Fish Casino (G2) $400,000g 4&up 8.5f Details
Twin Spires Turf Sprint S. Presented by Twinspires.com (G3T) $150,000g 3&up 5f T Details
Eight Belles S. Presented by Kentucky Trailer (G2) $200,000g 3yos, Fillies 7f Details
Edgewood S. Presented by Forcht Bank (G3T) $150,000g 3yos, Fillies 8.5f T Details
Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) $1,000,000g 3yos, Fillies 9f Details
Humana Distaff S. (G1) $300,000g 4&up, f/m 7f Details
Churchill Distaff Turf Mile S. Presented by Longines (G2T) $300,000g 4&up, f/m 8f T Details
Pat Day Mile S. Presented by LG&E and KU (G3) $250,000g 3yos 8f Details
American Turf S. Presented by Ram Trucks (G2T) $300,000g 3yos 8.5f T Details
Churchill Downs S. Presented by Twinspires.com (G2) $500,000g 4&up 7f Details
Woodford Reserve Turf Classic S. (G1T) $500,000g 4&up 9f T Details
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) $2,000,000g 3yos 10f Details
Unbridled Sidney Overnight S. $65,000a 3&up, f/m 5f T Details
Matron S. (G3) $100,000g 3&up, f/m 8.5f Details
Louisville H. (G3T) $100,000g 3&up 12f T Details
Keertana Overnight S. $65,000a 3&up, f/m 12f T Details
Winning Colors S. (G3) $100,000g 3&up, f/m 6f Details
June 2017
Mighty Beau Overnight S. $65,000a 3&up 5f T Details
Aristides S. (G3) $100,000g 3&up 6f Details
Old Forester Mint Julep H. (G3T) $100,000g 3&up, f/m 8.5f T Details
Matt Winn S. (G3) $100,000g 3yos 8.5f Details
Wise Dan S. (G2T) $200,000g 3&up 8.5f T Details
Fleur de Lis H. (G2) $200,000a 3&up, f/m 9f Details
Stephen Foster H. (G1) $500,000a 3&up 9f Details
Regret S. (G3T) $100,000g 3yos, Fillies 9f T Details
Chicago H. (G3) $100,000g 3&up, f/m 7f Details
Bashford Manor S. (G3) $100,000g 2 yo 6f Details
Debutante S. $100,000g 2 yo, Fillies 6f Details
Kelly's Landing Overnight S. $70,000a 3&up 7f Details
September 2017
Locust Grove S. (G3) $100,000g 3&up, f/m 8.5f Details
Open Mind S. $100,000g 3&up, f/m 6f Details
Iroquois S. (G3) $150,000g 2 yo 8.5f Details
Pocahontas S. (G2) $200,000g 2 yo, Fillies 8.5f Details
Dogwood S. $100,000g 3yos, Fillies 7f Details
Jefferson Cup S. $100,000g 3yos 9f T Details
Lukas Classic S. (G3) $200,000g 3&up 9f Details
Ack Ack S. (G3) $100,000g 3&up 8f Details
October 2017
Street Sense S $80,000 2yo, 8f
Rags to Riches S $80,000 2yo, f 8f
Spendthrift Juvenile Stallion S R $200,000 2yo, 7f
Spendthrift Juvenile Filly Stallion S R $200,000 2yo, f 7f
November 2017
Chilukki S $200,000 3&up, f/m 8f
Commonwealth Turf $100,000 3yo, 8.5f T
Bet On Sunshine S $80,000 3&up, 7f
Cardinal H $100,000 3&up, f/m 9f T
Falls City H $200,000 3&up, f/m 9f
River City H $100,000 3&up, 9f T
Clark H $500,000 3&up, 9f
Dream Supreme S $80,000 3&up, f/m 6f
Mrs. Revere S $200,000 3yo, f 8.5f T
Golden Rod S $200,000 2yo, f 8.5f
Kentucky Jockey Club S $200,000 2yo, 8.5f
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  • Churchill Downs' 2018 spring meet is scheduled to begin April 28

    Kentucky Approves Race Dates for 2018

    Off a strong September of Thoroughbred racing in the state, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Oct. 17 approved a 2018 racing schedule similar to this year's schedule.

  • Three-time grade 2 winner Farrell worked a bullet half-mile Oct. 4 at Churchill Downs

    Farrell Bullet Fires Up Catalano Confidence

    On the morning of Oct. 4, Farrell flashed the brilliance Catalano has grown to admire. Going out in the first set, the daughter of Malibu Moon breezed a bullet half-mile in :47 flat, best of 30 other moves at the distance.

  • Honorable Duty wins the Lukas Classic

    Honorable Duty Repels Competition in Lukas Classic

    Honorable Duty went straight to the front, repelled challenges with a quarter-mile to run, and proved to be utterly superior in the stretch to win the Sept. 30 $200,000 Lukas Classic (G3) at Churchill Downs by 4 3/4 lengths over Money Flows.

  • G. Watts Humphrey Jr.

    TCA Honors G. Watts Humphrey

    G. Watts Humphrey Jr. was the Thoroughbred Club of America's 86th Honor Guest Sept. 29 at Keeneland. The Churchill Downs' board chairman spoke out on improving the racetrack experience, raising purses in Kentucky.

  • Churchill Downs to Implement New Tote Changes

    United Tote, the provider of pari-mutuel tote services to more than 150 racing operations, will implement changes to its systems Sept. 28 at Churchill Downs that will benefit horseplayers through a change in reporting requirements for certain payouts

  • Pinch Hit wins the Dogwood Stakes by a neck over Champagne Problems at Churchill Downs

    Pinch Hit Holds on for Dogwood Win

    Klein Racing's Pinch Hit and jockey Jon Court raced along unhurried near the back of the field for most of the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes Sept. 23 at Churchill Downs, but showed an impressive rally in the stretch and held on to win by a neck.

  • Farrell

    Farrell, Tequilita Meet in Dogwood Stakes

    Multiple graded stakes winner Farrell will return to racing action for the first time since she competed in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) more than four months ago when she headlines the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes Sept. 23.

  • Patrona Margarita opens up on her competition in the stretch of the Pocahontas Stakes

    Patrona Margarita Surges to Pocahontas Victory

    Stretching out in distance seemed to do the trick for Patrona Margarita who pulled away from her competition in the stretch to win the Sept. 16. $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs. 

  • The Tabulator picks up his first victory under the Twin Spires

    The Tabulator Charges to Iroquois Win

    Carolyn Wilson's The Tabulator picked up an automatic berth to the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) and 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby with a strong run in the $150,000 Iroquois Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs.

  • Romantic Vision wins the Locust Grove Stakes Sept. 16

    Romantic Vision Upsets Locust Grove

    Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. expertly guided Romantic Vision along the rail to victory in the $100,000 Locust Grove Stakes (G3) Sept. 16 at Churchill Downs. 

  • Kelly's Humor wins the Ellis Park Debutante

    Take Charge Paula, Kelly’s Humor Head Pocahontas

    Two stakes winning juvenile fillies, who are both two-for-two in their short careers so far, will put their undefeated records on the line when they take on eight others in the $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs Sept. 16.

  • Fans look out from a balcony at Churchill Downs during the 2017 Kentucky Derby

    Churchill Downs Adds European Path to Derby

    Churchill Downs is eager to stimulate added international interest in next year's Kentucky Derby through the creation of a path to gain a berth for horses based in Europe and the expansion of its current series for Japan's top dirt horses.

  • Multiple graded stakes winner McCraken is still chasing a grade 1 score

    Haskell Likely Next for McCraken

    Multiple graded stakes winner McCraken recorded a half-mile breeze in :49 3/5 at Churchill Downs July 1 in preparation for a likely start in the July 30 betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) at Monmouth Park, trainer Ian Wilkes said.