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.
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.
Three thousand pounds of turkey served in one day.
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...
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
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
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
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....
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 […]
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(Reuters) - Favorite Nyquist ran a perfect race to extend his unbeaten record winning the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville on Saturday, sparking talk of a second consecutive Triple Crown champion. Nyquist, who had...Show More Summary
It just wasn’t a good day for Grand Tito. The thoroughbred was set to race in the Turf Classic, an undercard race to Saturday’s 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby, when a gust of wind carried a piece of debris off of a roof and onto his head. This spooked the six-year-old. After handlers calmed […]
The favorite Nyquist has won the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday.
Favorite Nyquist won the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday to run his unbeaten record to 8-0. Nyquist pulled away from Gun Runner down the stretch and then held off a closing charge by Exaggerator to win the first leg of U.S. Show More Summary
Here are the full results for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. Nyquist has won the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs, keeping pace with the early leader, Danzig Candy through the far turn before pushing hard in the final quarter mile to ultimately take the lead as the other horse fell behind. Show More Summary
Your browser does not support iframes. Nyquist held to form and won the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs. He held off late a late push from Exaggerator down the stretch. The odds were firmly in Nyquist's favor, with 2-1 odds to win the race and being ridden by jockey Mario Gutierrez. Show More Summary