Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. - Winston Churchill The post Courage is What it Takes to Stand up and Speak appeared first on Lifehack.
The United States District Court of the Western District of Texas (Austin Division) recently held that Churchill Downs subsidiary website, Twinspires.com, is prohibited from accepting wagers from persons living in Texas. Churchill Downs...Show More Summary
Churchill Downs, Inc. (CHDN) Q3 2013 Earnings Conference Call October 31, 2013 09:00 ET Executives Courtney Norris - Director, Corporate Communications Bob Evans - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bill Mudd - Chief Financial Officer...Show More Summary
At the end of Impromptus today -- where we traditionally let our hair down -- I have a little remembrance of Bum Phillips. One can see from the mail that this old football coach was loved and admired nationwide. You didn’t have to be...Show More Summary
Winston Churchill is noted for paraphrasing this quote, "Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it." Yet, our American government continues to fall down that steep rabbit hole. Unfortunately, political corruption...Show More Summary
When some fans try to explain the greatness of Disney music, they bring up a handful of the brilliant minds like Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Elton John, Tim Rice and Frank Churchill who have written many of the classic songs. Others like to point to the litany of Academy Awards wins and nominations such songs have accrued over the years. Show More Summary
Today’s group and graded stakes with potential Breeders’ Cup implications from Newmarket to Churchill Downs, listed in order of approximate post time: There’s also the ungraded Unzip Me Stakes at Santa Anita (post time 9:16 PM ET), and almost a full card’s worth of maiden special weights for juveniles: Race two (1:36 PM ET) and […]
ByMarshall Hargrave: Most people know Churchill Downs (CHDN) for its namesake racetrack and the Kentucky Derby. But what most people don't know is that Churchill Downs is a mini-conglomerate in gaming. The company's divisions include racing, gaming, online businesses and other investments related to the racing and gaming industry. Show More Summary
Churchill Downs, Incorporated (CHDN) Q2 2013 Earnings Conference Call August 01, 2013 09:00 am ET Executives Courtney Yopp Norris – Director-Corporate Communications Robert L. Evans – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William E. Mudd – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer William C. Show More Summary
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. - Winston Churchill New hires struggle with the question of when to show what they know and when to refrain so as to avoid sounding like a know it all? This is an important question [...]
Although business headlines still tout earnings numbers, many investors have moved past net earnings as a measure of a company's economic output. That's because earnings are very often less trustworthy than cash flow, since earningsShow More Summary
Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) shareholders have witnessed an increase in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds of late. If you’d ask most shareholders, hedge funds are perceived as worthless, old investment vehicles of the past. While there are over 8000 funds trading at the moment, we look at the elite of this club, close [...]
Recent coverage of university commencement speeches, the passage of the Memorial Day holiday, and warmer summer weather all serve as reminders that a new class of graduates is upon us. While the U.S. economy is recovering at a tepid pace, unemployment remains high, which may present a challenge for today’s workforce entrants. Our country’s central [...]
The theme of storytelling in 2013 rolls on — now, with the launch of Fandium, its being applied to sports. The company was launched by the founders of horse betting site Youbet.com which sold to Churchill Downs for $127 million in 2009. This week Fandium raised $1.25 million in seed funding from angel investors in the gaming industry...
Michael Pollan and Wendell Berry were in Louisville during the first week of May. They weren’t on the Derby celebrity runway that rainy day at Churchill Downs. That was left to Kid Rock, Smokey Robinson—among the few names I did know—plus dozens more B-list television, music and sports “stars” who caused a stir but left [...]
Tom Brady knows how to pick ‘em, whether it be a target down the field for the New England Patriots or a horse in the Kentucky Derby. The three-time Super Bowl champion attended the historical race at Churchill Downs on Saturday and cashed in on Orb’s big win. After Orb crossed the finish-line, Brady celebrated [...]Show More Summary
Orb won a rain-soaked Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday and becomes the next in a three decades plus line of next great Triple Crown hopes. It's often said that horse racing has gone the way of boxing and the pursuit of the...Show More Summary
It rained Saturday during the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, and the inclement weather meant a lot of the hats were kept under wraps. That said, some VIP managed to don fine spring fashions and elaborate hats, in keeping with tradition. Read more...
Saturday, May 4, was one month to the day that Roger left this earthly plane. In honor of Kentucky Derby weekend I am posting this photo of Roger and I proudly sporting our hats at Churchill Downs. There have been several photos of us wearing hats over the years. Show More Summary
On Saturday, nineteen horses (with jockeys on their backs) thundered down a wet track at Churchill Downs for the 139th Kentucky Derby, where thoroughbred horse Orb and his 28-year-old rider, Joel Rosario, were the first mud-caked duo to gallop past the finish line. Despite the inclement weather (a.k.a. spring showers) ... More »