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Churchill Downs 2016 September Meet Opens Friday

Racing on the Kentucky circuit shifts to Churchill Downs on Friday (Sept. 16) with a 10-race program at 12:45 p.m. (all times Eastern) as the famed Louisville racetrack opens its fourth September Meet for an action-packed 11-date run through Sunday, Oct. 2. Inaugurated in 2013 by request from Kentucky horsemen, the three-week September Meet provides […]

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KENTUCKY DOWNS SMASHES BETTING MARK WITH THURSDAY’S RACE PROGRAM STILL TO GO

FRANKLIN, Ky. — Kentucky Downs has already smashed its single-season mark for wagering, and still has Thursday’s card remaining in the all-grass track’s elite five-date meet. Through four days, the last being Sunday, all-sources wagering totaled $18,880,172.59. Last year’s total handle, up 6.3 percent over 2014 and then an all-time high, was $16,887,188. That’s despite […]

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