Posts Tagged Thoroughbred racing

One Lucky Dane off Kentucky Derby trail with leg injury

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — One Lucky Dane is out of the field for next month’s Kentucky Derby after injuring himself during a workout at Santa Anita.

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Churchill Downs Inc. launching publication

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The company that owns Churchill Downs racetrack has started a print and online publication focused on thoroughbred racing.

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Coming to the Kentucky Derby? Leave selfie sticks at home

In this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo, Sandy Johal uses a selfie stick to take a picture of herself in New York's Times Square. Churchill Downs, the iconic Louisville, Ky., track hosting the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, has banned selfie sticks. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses, daring fashion statements, celebrities and the twin spires.

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Churchill shows off new suites for Derby horse owners

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A year after a dust up, Churchill Downs is opening suites for the owners of Kentucky Derby horses so close to the track they can see the dirt being kicked up.

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Derby Top 10: A photo! Dortmund over American Pharoah

In this April 4, 2015, file photo, provided by Benoit Photo, Dortmund, ridden by jockey Martin Garcia, wins the Grade I $1,000,000 Santa Anita Derby horse race, at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif. Too close to call? Dortmund, American Pharoah; American Pharoah, Dortmund. Both are worthy Kentucky Derby favorites but only one can finish No. 1 in the AP's final Run for the Rose Top 10 rankings. (Benoit Photo via AP, File)

Too close to call?

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