Hang around the Downs long enough and you'll hear them all - the excuses, the braggadocio and other verbal atrocities that are just flat-out infuriating to anyone within earshot.
Any serious discussion of racetrack etiquette has to begin with the single thing that affects every betting patron: What the person in front of you is doing at the window/self-service terminal.
Rather than rolling up that program and whipping yourself with it, Why not calmly study its contents? It may make Derby Day go a lot smoother for everyone.
Derby Week is marked by an impressive slate of extremely festive social events ranging from campouts like the Hillbilly Infield, to the most celebrated party of them all, the Barnstable Brown Gala.
To my recollection, high school prom was not the magical night many girls dream of. No, for me, the excitement and giddiness that prom spurs for most, was reserved instead for another evening: the Barnstable Brown Gala during Derby Weekend 2003.
Churchill Downs offers the second of three Derby future wager pools and the only Oaks future wager pool beginning at noon Friday.
While the Breeders' Cup is less than a month away, Churchill Downs has released the design for next May's Run for the Roses.
In a thrilling photo finish, Blind Luck with Rafael Bejarano aboard captured the lilies by a nose
Some pictures of the 136 breast cancer survivors selected by an online nomination and selection process to parade on the track at Churchill Downs before the Kentucky Oaks
In a an exciting duel, Blind Luck overtakes Evening Jewel to win the $500,000 Added Grade I Kentucky Oaks.
Lou Brissie held off Boys At Tosconova to win the 22nd running of the Kentucky Juvenile on Friday afternoon on the Kentucky Oaks undercard.
Horse of the Year outdueled in $400,000, Grade II Stakes