July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
by Eve Lee
Lose your shirt in the infield, not at the betting window. Here are some common-sense strategies for having fun at the track without breaking the bank.
It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of the Kentucky Derby. Here are seven tips for keeping sane when wagering at Churchill Downs.  
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
The Post Position draw for Friday's 136th running of the Kentucky Oaks  was held this morning at Churchill Downs.
This morning, the traditional pill-pull for the Grade I Kentucky Oaks was held. The $500,000, 1 1/8 mile stakes for three-year old fillies will run on Friday at 5:45pm. Breaking from the starting gate (with odds) will be: 1) It's Tee Time (Jockey: Alan Garcia) 15-1 2) Jody Slew  (Jockey:...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Kentucky Attorney General, U.S. Senate candidate, and co-owner Jack Conway hopes to have two big wins in the next week.
Jack Conway and his father Tom co-own Blue Grass Stakes winner Stately Victor. On Saturday, the duo hopes their colt lives up to his name and pulls off yet another upset by winning the 136th Kentucky Derby. Conditioned by Mike Maker, who worked with the legendary D. Wayne Lukas until 2003 before...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Derby-winning trainer Nick Zito hopes his return to the Spires will not come up cold on Saturday.
Two-time Derby winner Nick Zito returns with the Twin Spires on Saturday with two possible entries, including Florida Derby winner Ice Box.  In 1991, a Zito-trained entry won the Roses after finishing second in the Florida Derby-- Strike the Gold. "He kind of trains like him, acts like...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Glen Fullerton of Houston, Texas wins trip to Derby 136 and the DreamBet of a lifetime.
Glen Fullerton of Houston, Texas earned a trip to Kentucky Derby 136 by entering the first "Call the Close" $100,000 DreamBet Sweepstakes by Churchill Downs Inc. and CNBC. He will have the place a $100,000 win wager on one horse in the Run for the Roses, along with a VIP trip to...
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