Running down the 149th Clark Stakes

  On November 24 the Clark will be run at Churchill Downs for the 149th consecutive year. Always the centerpiece of a spectacular fall meet, this mile and an eighth drive over the Churchill Downs dirt has featured much magnificence. This year should be no different as...

Clark answers questions at Churchill Downs

    As is the case with most races, the Clark Stakes provided some answers on November 25. Here is a quick look at what we may have learned from the 148th running of this grade 1 event. Proxy came away with the first place money and his first graded stakes win after...

Rich Strike runs at history in Clark Stakes

  When the aptly named Rich Strike goes to post in Friday’s Grade 1 Clark Stakes at Churchill Downs he will be running at the history books. Which chapter he will be in is yet to be determined. A fantastic underdog story, this son of Keen Ice was at the center of a...

Maxfield runs at history in the Clark

    The Clark is one of the most historic races in the long and illustrious life of the fabled Churchill Downs. When the ponies go to post for the 147th running on November 26 the books may have a little more to add to the story of this edition. Maxfield is a powerful...

2020 Clark is like a Thanksgiving Dinner Plate

2020 CLARK IS LIKE A THANKSGIVING DINNER PLATE The Clark is no doubt one of the top races in the sport of Thoroughbred racing. A grade 1 event worth $500,000, this mile and an eighth run over the main track has been the centerpiece of the Churchill Downs Fall meet for...