Category Archive: churchilldowns

Apr
19
2011

Silver Medallion works out at Churchill Downs

Silver Medallion

Despite the Derby-centric appearance of this website at the moment, we like to provide coverage of ALL Thoroughbreds. That said, trainer Steve Asmussen had two 3 year olds on the work tab yesterday morning—Silver Medallion and Astrology. Silver Medallion, winner of the G3 El Camino Real Derby and fourth as the post-time favorite in the …

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Apr
19
2011

Mucho Macho Man at Churchill Downs

Mucho Macho Man

Mucho Macho Man also arrived at Churchill Downs yesterday at around 2:30am after a van ride from Gulfstream Park . Trained by Kathy Ritvo, Mucho Macho Man was a troubled third in the G2 Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds when he lost a shoe in the race.


Apr
19
2011

R Heat Lightning at Churchill Downs

R Heat Lightning

R Heat Lightning arrived at Churchill Downs yesterday with stablemate Uncle Mo after a 2 hour delay in which the Tex Sutton chartered flight they were aboard was forced to divert to Dulles Intl. Airport near Washington D.C. when a warning light came on. The horses arrived at Churchill Downs without further incident.


May
02
2010

Kentucky Derby 136 is in the books

So, Super Saver was the real deal. The bettors had him; the handicappers, not so much (although Derby Dream Bet winner Glen Fullerton certainly was right on the money, placing a $100,000 win bet on Super Saver that netted him $900,000). Todd Pletcher (Super Saver’s trainer) finally got that Derby monkey off his back with …

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