Promises Fulfilled is a Breeders’ Cup bomb threat

PROMISES FULFILLED IS A BREEDERS’ CUP BOMB THREAT There won’t be a squad called to Churchill Downs on November 3 for this, but make no mistake this four-legged bomb threat is for real. As the World Thoroughbred Championships approach, horses look to be coming in on a...

Del Mar Memories volume 1: Dullahan does it

DEL MAR MEMORIES VOLUME 1: DULLAHAN DOES IT! Make no mistake, the summer meet is always something special at old Del Mar. Since Bing Crosby opened the gates on July 3, 1937, many magical memories have been created. Let’s take a look at a few we have enjoyed during our...

Foster night was educational for all

FOSTER NIGHT WAS EDUCATIONAL FOR EVERYONE Class was in session on June 17 at Churchill Downs. Depending upon the student, your lesson plan may have varied. But here are a few things everyone should have written down in the old notepad. 1. Thoroughbred racing is alive...

J Boys Echo gives Romans another shot

J BOYS ECHO GIVES ROMANS ANOTHER SHOT It wasn’t that long ago the Dale Romans barn was in a state of mourning. His top two-year old and Triple Crown hopeful fell victim to injury and the 2017 Kentucky Derby dreams of the Louisville native were in serious jeopardy. The...

Recent past makes Clark a must-see

When horses go to post for the grade 1 Clark Handicap on November 25, it will mark the 142nd running of the Fall meet highlight at Churchill Downs. Obviously the race has seen many great performances and its current purse of $500,000 means 2016 will probably be no...