Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ:CHDN) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2014 09:00 a.m. ET Executives Courtney Yopp Norris – Director of Corporate Communications Bob Evans – Chairman and CEO Bill Mudd – Chief Financial Officer...Show More Summary
When California Chrome arrived at Churchill Downs earlier this year, his trainer, Art Sherman, kept hearing from people around the track why his horse wouldn't win the Kentucky Derby.
Wes Welker confirmed Friday he didn't return the extra $15,000 he won at the Kentucky Derby to Churchill Downs.
A racehorse died at Kentucky's Churchill Downs racetrack, killed by a freak accident after being startled, the owner says, by the track's new sound system. Trainer Kenneth Wirth reported that Never Tell Lynda, a five-year-old mare, was near the paddock when she suddenly reared, twisted in the air, then fell striking her head. Show More Summary
Unless you reject the idea of horse racing, you have to accept that horses break down and are destroyed. It's an unfortunate part of the sport, and lots could be done to minimize fatalities, but it's always going to happen. At Churchill Downs yesterday, five-year-old mare Never Tell Lynda did not need to die. Read more...
A 5-year-old mare died in a freak fall at Churchill Downs yesterday, and its trainer blames the track's massive new sound system, reports AP. Kenny Wirth says the horse, Never Tell Lynda, was being led to the paddock before the day's first race when a commercial began blaring over the...
Three. Day. Weekend.
Racehorse Never Tell Lynda died in a freak accident at Churchill Downs that is being blamed on the track’s new sound system. The 5-year-old mare was walking toward the paddock when she heard the starting gate bell sound and reared, falling onto her head. The sound was actually part of a commercial that was playing
By Valuentum: This time of year is most exciting for horseracing fans, and 2014 could mark the first time in more than three decades that the sport will garner a Triple Crown winner, as California Chrome heads to the Belmont Stakes in a few weeks (having won at the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness). Show More Summary
Wes Welker should do the right thing... and the right thing is giving BACK money he didn't rightfully earn at the Kentucky Derby... so says his former teammate Shaun Phillips. TMZ Sports broke the story... Churchil Downs is asking Welker to pay…
According to TMZ, Wes Welker, wide receiver for the Denver Broncos, allegedly walked away from the Kentucky Derby with an extra $15,000 that wasn't his because a machine malfunctioned. When Churchill Downs asked him to return the money, he responded on The Dan Patrick Show, "Get in line!" The five-time Pro Bowler maintained that "we had no clue. Show More Summary
When it came time to pay Wes Welker for his winning wagers at the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs mistakenly forked over nearly $15,000 too much. The track would like that money back, as TMZ first reported, but the Denver Broncos wide receiver isn’t in a cooperative mood. “Yeah, get in line,” Welker said on “The […]
Wes Welker may start to regret handing out $100 bills to random fans at the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby has asked the Broncos wide receiver, who was paid out $57,193.90, to give back $15,000 due to a machine malfunction “compounded by human error”, according to TMZ Sports report.
Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was paid $15,000 more than he should've gotten from Churchill Downs. They want the money back and his response is "get in line."
"Bank error in your favor" is a good thing in Monopoly, but not in horse racing. Almost two weeks have passed since Broncos receiver and astute gambler Wes Welker won over $50,000 on the Kentucky Derby and handed it out to the world....Show More Summary
Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker looked like he was a big winner at the 2014 Kentucky Derby when he was handing out $100 bills, but it turns out that he may have been handing out someone else's money. According to ESPN.com's Darren...Show More Summary
‘Get in line,’ says Welker.
It's tough to stand out on Derby Day, what with all the rich folk and the crazy hats and all that. But Wes Welker did just that a couple weeks back, in the most effective way possible: he started handing out money. Welker won big at the Kentucky Derby, and celebrated by passing out $100 bills to everyone around him until the police stopped him. Show More Summary
So, about all that money Wes Welker was walking around with at the Kentucky Derby, some of which he passed out to adoring fans : Churchill Downs wants it back. Read more...
Two weeks ago, there was a glorious moment when Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker won big at the Kentucky Derby and, clutching fistfuls of dough, made it rain for random people at Churchill Downs. Unfortunately, the track giveth and now the track taketh away. “There was a $14,000 overpayment due to a tote machine […]