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It's anyone's guess who will win this year's Kentucky Derby

On Sept. 17 of last year, the Iroquois Stakes was run at Churchill Downs as the first Kentucky Derby prep. It was won by Not This Time. He was retired two months later with a soft tissue injury. Two weeks ago, Senior Investment won the Lexington Stakes at Keeneland as the last Derby prep. He didn’t...

2 stakes races highlight Churchill Downs' opening night

yesterdayNews : USAToday: News

Churchill Downs opens with two stakes races leading a slate of features approaching next weekend's 143rd runnings of the marquee Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks        

Why the Kentucky Derby Is a Winning Play for Brands Hoping to Reach a Wide Range of Fans

On Saturday, May 6, thousands of people at Churchill Downs and millions at home will don seersucker suits or wide-brimmed hats and sip mint juleps while watching what's been called "the most exciting two minutes in sports," the Kentucky Derby. For the 143 brands sponsoring the Derby this year, it's a chance to capture the...

How Celebs Like Kim Kardashian Pick Out Their Kentucky Derby Hat

Extravagant, exclusive and exciting--welcome to the Kentucky Derby. Since 1875, American elite have gathered around the Churchill Downs to both watch the races and be seen. Sure, the...

The Atlantic | April 2002 | The Medals of His Defeats

Books The Medals of His Defeats Our author takes the Great Man down a peg or two—and still finds that Churchill was a great man by Christopher Hitchens Find out more about the history of Atlantic Charter, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on

Found: An Essay Winston Churchill Wrote About Alien Life

Late in the 1950s, when he was solidly in his 80s and retired, as much as was possible for a man like him, from political life, Winston Churchill brought a draft of an essay down to a villa in southern France. The place belonged to his...Show More Summary

Read Churchill’s Words About Life in Space (He Was a Believer)

When you’re bracing for war, facing down the Nazis and preparing to become the only fighting democracy on the continent of Europe, you’d think have more than enough to think about. But in 1939, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill had one other thing on his mind: extraterrestrials. According to a newly revealed essay that Sir…

2017 Pegasus World Cup Post Time Will Start A ‘Richest Horse Race In The World’ Rivalry

The 2017 Pegasus World Cup post time has captivated the world because its very first race is worth a whopping $12 million — but the rivalry for the “richest horse race in the world” will not be fought at Churchill Downs. Instead, another horse race has already beat the purse for the Kentucky Derby long... Show More Summary

Review of ‘The Gathering Storm: The Naval War in Northern Europe’

Historians may debate whether Churchill, and the British, were justified in the operations that brought down Norwegian neutrality and the German invasion in April of 1940. What is indisputable, though, is that great stakes played out the northern seas in the winter of 1939-40.

Somebody Named a Racehorse Harambe, and He’s Going to Run Next Week

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

So apparently there is a Thoroughbred racehorse named Harambe. And next Wednesday, he's going to race at Churchill Downs — home of the Kentucky Derby.

Cold War 17 – Disgustingly Ugly

8 months agoHumor / odd : GDay World

We start in August 1942. Churchill is still in Moscow, getting down with Uncle Joe. Stalin accuses the British of being a bunch of pussies, too scared to fight the big bad Nazis. To try to break up the UK/USA/USSR love nest, the Nazis dig up 3000 dead bodies of Polish generals and lay the...

Doubly Bad News for Churchill

One On Monday, the Port of Churchill handed layoff notices to approximately 50 of its workers and gave notice that it will not be shipping any more grain this year. This effectively shuts the port down, although reports indicate that...Show More Summary

2016 Preakness picks and predictions: Nyquist won over doubters with his Kentucky Derby win

Nyquist may not have been tabbed by all the experts at Churchill Downs two weeks ago, but most of them have changed their tune as the Triple Crown turns to Pimlico. Nyquist has not lost in any of the eight races he's run. Why shouldShow More Summary

Preakness 2016 undercard stakes preview: 14 races are set for Pimlico

The Preakness is just one of 14 races being held Saturday at Churchill Downs. Here are a few others to keep an eye on. The 141st running of the Preakness Stakes may be Saturday's marquee race, but it's far from the only one. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. Show More Summary

Nyquist gets No. 3 post position for 11-horse Preakness Stakes

The trainers, owners and jockeys were huddled around small tables waiting for the Preakness Stakes draw to start Wednesday. It wasn't the same mob scene as Churchill Downs two weeks ago. In fact, there wasn't a national television program wrapped around the proceedings like the Kentucky Derby....

Frat Bros Duke It Out in Pastel Polos and Boat Shoes in Epic Kentucky Oaks Brawl (Videos)

12 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Every year on the first Saturday of May, rich and/or famous people from all over the country flock to Churchill Downs in silly hats to watch the Kentucky Derby. But this post isn’t about them. This post is about rich college bros who, on the first Friday in May, show up at Churchill Downs with […]

GOP Big Shots Hedge On Donald Trump At The Kentucky Derby

12 months agoNews : Huffington Post

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Wall Street guy in a Panama hat sidled up to me in the mint julep line in a sky box at Churchill Downs on Saturday to tell me he was afraid: afraid of what Donald Trump had done and could do to the Republican Party,...Show More Summary

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