EHV-1: Churchill Downs Shipper Wakanaka Scratched From Del Mar’s Matriarch – Horse Racing News

by Paulick Report Staff|12.03.2022|9:15pm Wakanaka Team Valor International and Gary Barber’s Wakanaka has been scratched from Sunday’s Grade 1 Matriarch Stakes at Del Mar out of “an abundance of caution” after shipping to California from Churchill Downs, which has had an outbreak of the highly contagious equine herpesvirus. A statementContinue Reading

DraftKings to Add Horse Race Betting Through Deal With Churchill Downs Inc.

Churchill Downs Inc. has reached an agreement that will bring pari-mutuel wagering on its horse racing content to a second major online/mobile sports betting platform. On Nov. 29, Churchill Downs Inc. and DraftKings announced a multi-year agreement that will see CDI’s advance-deposit-wagering subsidiary, TwinSpires, provide advance-deposit-wagering technology to DraftKings. Tuesday’sContinue Reading

Beverly D. Winner Dalika Among Competitive Field Set For Cardinal At Churchill Downs – Horse Racing News

by Edited Press Release|11.19.2022|2:04pm Dalika wins the G1 Beverly D. at Churchill Downs Bal Mar Equine’s Beverly D. (G1) winner Dalika will return to Churchill Downs and headline a contentious field of 10 fillies and mares entered in the $300,000 Cardinal Stakes (G3) on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs. TheContinue Reading

Electronic Therapeutic Treatment Leads To Necker Island Scratch From Kentucky Downs Stakes, 0 Fine For Trainer – Horse Racing News

by Ray Paulick|09.16.202209.16.2022|5:37pm5:50pm Necker Island at Churchill Downs Trainer Chris Hartman has been fined $500 for violating a Kentucky Horse Racing Commission regulation prohibiting electronic therapeutic treatments on horses within 24 hours of a race. The Sept. 14 ruling states that Necker Island, a 5-year-old multiple stakes-winning son of HardContinue Reading

Churchill Downs to Buy Ellis Park for M, Keep Summer Racing There

Posted on: September 15, 2022, 10:57h.  Last updated on: September 16, 2022, 12:13h. Steve Bittenbender Read More Churchill Downs Incorporated’s buying spree continues, and this time they’re staying in Kentucky. On Thursday, the Louisville-based gaming company announced it would acquire Henderson racetrack Ellis Park from Laguna Development Corp. (LDC) forContinue Reading

‘We’ve Continually Set The Bar Higher’: Despite Weekend Weather Woes, Kentucky Downs Has Record Meet – Horse Racing News

The FanDuel Meet at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Ky., concluded Wednesday with record wagering topping $80 million for the seven-day run. Purses again set a record, reaching almost $18 million paid out to horse owners. With $12,896,355 bet on Wednesday’s closing card, total wagering on the meet reached $80,175,928, clippingContinue Reading