The Kentucky House of Representatives passed a measure Feb. 12 to make permanent the Breeders' Cup incentive, a move aimed at permanently attracting one of horse racing's biggest annual events.
|*William Walker||$100,000||3yo,||5f T|
|*Kentucky Juvenile S||$100,000||2yo,||5f|
|*Opening Verse S||$65,000||3&up,||8f T|
|*Edgewood S||$200,000||3yo, f||8.5f T|
|*Eight Belles S||$200,000||3yo, f||7f|
|Longines Kentucky Oaks||$1,000,000||3yo, f||9f|
|*La Troienne S||$350,000||4&up, f/m||8.5f|
|*Twin Spires Turf Sprint||$200,000||3&up,||5f T|
|*American Turf||$300,000||3yo,||8.5f T|
|*Churchill Distaff Turf Mile||$300,000||4&up, f/m||8f T|
|*Pat Day Mile S||$300,000||3yo,||8f|
|*Humana Distaff||$300,000||4&up, f/m||7f|
|Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve||$2,000,000||3yo,||10f|
|*Old Forester Turf Classic||$500,000||4&up,||9f T|
|*Unbridled Sydney S||$65,000||3&up, f/m||5f T|
|*Louisville H||$100,000||3&up,||12f T|
|*Winning Colors S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||6f|
|*Keertana S||$65,000||3&up, f/m||12f T|
|*Mighty Beau S||$65,000||3&up,||5f T|
|*Old Forester Mint Julep||$100,000||3&up, f/m||8.5f T|
|*Wise Dan S||$200,000||3&up,||8.5f T|
|*Fleur de Lis H||$200,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|*Matt Winn S||$100,000||3yo,||8.5f|
|*Regret S||$100,000||3yo, f||9f T|
|Stephen Foster H||$500,000||3&up,||9f|
|*Roxelana S||$65,000||3&up, f/m||6f|
|*Kelly's Landing S||$65,000||3&up,||7f|
|*Bashford Manor S||$100,000||2yo,||6f|
|*Debutante S||$100,000||2yo, f||6f|
|Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile||$1,000,000||3&up,||8f|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf||$1,000,000||2yo, f||8f T|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf||$1,000,000||2yo, c/g||8f T|
|Breeders' Cup Distaff||$2,000,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint||$1,000,000||2yo,||5.5f T|
|Breeders' Cup Classic||$6,000,000||3&up,||10f|
|Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint||$1,000,000||3&up, f/m||7f|
|Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf||$2,000,000||3&up, f/m||9f T|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile||$2,000,000||2yo, c/g||8.5f|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies||$2,000,000||2yo, f||8.5f|
|Breeders' Cup Mile||$2,000,000||3&up,||8f T|
|Breeders' Cup Sprint||$2,000,000||3&up,||6f|
|Breeders' Cup Turf||$4,000,000||3&up,||12f T|
|Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint||$1,000,000||3&up,||5f T|
Tickets for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, which is being held at Churchill Downs from Nov. 2-3, will go on sale June 7, though there will be pre-sale access online.
Fast rising stars McKinzie, Audible, and Mask join reigning 2-year-old champion Good Magic atop the roster of individual betting interests in this week's second pool of Churchill Downs' 2018 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
The Breeders' Cup announced Feb. 5 the promotion of the undercard Juvenile Turf Sprint to the Breeders' Cup World Championships program.
Headed by reigning juvenile male champion Good Magic, a total of 360 3-year-olds were made eligible during the early nomination phase to compete in the 2018 races of the American Triple Crown.
Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Jan. 23 that it has made a donation of $25,000 to California Thoroughbred Horsemen's Foundation (CTHF) to distribute to victims of the San Luis Rey Downs fire.
The slight all-sources handle decline at the Churchill meet follows a Keeneland meet that was off 8.4% in all-sources handle.
Despite his third-place finish in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1), horseplayers still view Bolt d'Oro as the most likely winner of the 2018 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1).
Jockey Frankie Pennington will head into surgery Nov. 26 at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville one day after he fell from his mount, Diamond King, as the field entered the first turn of the $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) at Churchill Downs.
Enticed shook off some eventful moments during the 1 1/16-mile race and got his head down on the line over Tiz Mischief to win the $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs.
Mark Casse sent Road to Victory down from Woodbine to find out if she was a quality dirt horse, and the 2-year-old filly answered that question with an emphatic performance Nov. 25 in the $200,000 Golden Rod Stakes (G2).
Seeking the Soul edged Good Samaritan to win the $500,000 Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (G1) Nov. 24 at Churchill Downs.
James Miller's Lovely Bernadette further signaled herself a rising presence in the turf filly ranks Nov. 24 when she took advantage of a sweet stalking trip to post a half-length victory in the $200,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (G2T) at Churchill Downs.
Shining Copper led every step of the way under leading rider Corey Lanerie to score a 1 3/4-length victory over Kasaqui (ARG) in the $100,000 River City Handicap (G3T) Nov. 23 at Churchill Downs.
Merriebelle Stable's 4-year-old filly Blue Prize (ARG) drew off in the stretch for a decisive 8 1/2-length triumph over Tiger Moth in the Falls City Handicap (G2) Nov. 23 at Churchill Downs.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Clark Handicap (G1) and Fall Highweight Handicap (G3).
A Look Back at Mariah's Storm's victory in the 1995 Falls City Handicap (G3) at Churchill Downs.
Monomoy Girl will look to land her first graded stakes Nov. 25 in the $200,000 Golden Rod Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs.
Little gets a horseman's blood pumping like having a juvenile tout himself over the surface that hosts the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1). In his two victories from three starts, Gotta Go has done just that for Ian Wilkes.
The American Graded Stakes Committee has reinstated the Nov. 18 running of the Cardinal Handicap over the main track at Churchill Downs to grade 3 status following a review of the 1 1/8-mile test originally slated to be conducted on the turf.
Churchill Downs, the legendary home of the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve and the Longines Kentucky Oaks (both G1), today announced a five-year partnership with local bottler Coca-Cola Consolidated.
Normandy Farm homebred Daddys Lil Darling is set to take on a field of 10 other 3-year-old fillies in the $200,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (G2T) Nov. 24 at Churchill Downs, where she has finished first or second in three graded stakes efforts.
Multiple grade 1 winner Hoppertunity will attempt to join an exclusive club of two-time winners when he lines up for his fourth $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (G1) Nov. 24 at Churchill Downs.
Jon Marshall's Tricky Escape proved most adept at getting a heated battle to go her way when she just got her nose down over Fair Point to take an off-the-turf edition of the $100,000 Cardinal Handicap.
Money'soncharlotte aims to put an exclamation point on what has been a career-year when she heads up the $200,000 Falls City Handicap (G2) at Churchill Downs Nov. 23.