Churchill Downs Suspends Racing to Examine Protocols Following 12 Horse Deaths
Churchill Downs, the famed racetrack that hosts the Kentucky Derby, will move the remainder of its spring meet to Ellis Park to conduct a “top-to-bottom” review of safety and surface protocols.
Horse Racing Authority Calls for Emergency Summit With Churchill Downs in Wake of 12 Deaths
Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, has seen multiple deaths occur in the month of May.
2 Horses Die From Injuries at Churchill Downs, 12 Total at Kentucky Derby's Home
Two horses have died the past two days following injuries at Churchill Downs, making it the 11th and 12th fatalities over the past month at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
How Eye-Catching Hats Became a Kentucky Derby Fashion Trademark
From towering hat designs festooned with ribbons to delicate fascinators, the modern taste for the Derby’s trademark accessory has spawned contests at parties, and given business a boost for milliners.
These Are the Biggest Upset Wins in Kentucky Derby History
In 2022, Rich Strike delivered one of the most thrilling performances at Churchill Downs, coming all the way from alternate to winner.
What is the Biggest Upset in Kentucky Derby History? Here's Where Rich Strike Ranks
Rich Strike delivered one of the most thrilling performances at Churchill Downs, coming all the way from alternate to winner. See where his run stands in the Kentucky Derby history books.
Social Media Explodes After Rich Strike's Stunning Upset in 148th Kentucky Derby
With 80-1 odds, Rich Strike pulled off an incredible win in the 148th Kentucky Derby. Here’s what social media had to say.
2022 Kentucky Derby: When, Post Time and How to Watch
Here’s a complete guide to the 2022 Kentucky Derby, including when to watch and which horses to look for during the greatest two minutes in sports.