Churchill Downs

AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Renowned Kentucky racetracks Churchill Downs and Keeneland are forming a business partnership aimed at building two new tracks and betting parlors near the Tennessee border.

AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Churchill Downs has won initial approval to install slot machine-like devices at its off-track training facility to allow betting on previously-run horse races.

Breeders' Cup To Return To Churchill Downs In 2018

Apr 25, 2016
Breeders' Cup

There’s good news and bad news concerning the Breeders Cup.  The good news…the World Championships of Horse Racing will be returning to Kentucky in 2018.  The bad news?  It won’t be at Keeneland here in Lexington.

Churchill, Ky. Downs Reach Accord On Sept. Race Dates

Oct 15, 2014

Churchill Downs and Kentucky Downs have settled their differences over September racing dates.

Trophy Awaits Winner of Kentucky Derby 139

Mar 26, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - It's almost six weeks until the elite 3-year-old racehorses charge down the track at Churchill Downs in this year's Kentucky Derby, but the trophy is already waiting on the winner.
 
Marc Forbes of New England Sterling of Massachusetts delivered the trophy to the Louisville track on Monday. He says the 14-karat gold trophy takes about 2,000 man hours to create. The company has made the winner's trophy since 1975.