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May 27, 2020

REPORT: Bob Baffert’s Undefeated Kentucky Derby Contender Tests Positive for Banned Substance

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 27, 2020 5/27/20

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One of horse racing’s top Triple Crown contenders has reportedly tested positive for a banned substance. According to The New York Times two horses trained by Bob Baffert, Charlatan and Gamine, tested positive for the banned substance lidocaine at Arkansas’ Oaklawn Park. Each horse won at the track May 2, including Charlatan’s dominant victory in…

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Keeneland’s Summer Meet is happening

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:53am May 27, 2020 5/27/20

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Horses will run at Keeneland this summer. This morning, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved the track’s request for a spectator-free meet from July 8-12. The meet will include several races that were set to take place during the Spring Meet, including the $600,000 Grade 2 Blue Grass Stakes and the $400,000 Grade 1 Ashland…

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May 23, 2020

Tackling the All Stakes Pick 5 at Churchill Downs

Chad Lashbrook 11:00am May 23, 2020 5/23/20 Comments Disabled

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Racing continues to be the only game in town, and the only outlet for your gambling dollar.  While other professional sports continue to sit on the sidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, thoroughbred racing has figured out how to operate safely without fans in attendance.  Churchill Downs has a fantastic 11 race card today full of…

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May 22, 2020

Keeneland has submitted request for five-day Summer Meet in July

Zack Geoghegan 8:20pm May 22, 2020 5/22/20 Comments Disabled

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Keeneland has submitted a request that would bring a five-day Summer Meet to the race tack in July. In a press release sent out by Keeneland, they have submitted the request to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s Race Dates Committee and they would like the event to be held from Wednesday, July 8 through Sunday,…

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May 21, 2020

Throwback Thursday: It’s been 15 years since Afleet Alex’s Improbable Preakness Win

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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On this date in 2005, tragedy almost shook the horse racing world. Instead, one incredible horse defied all laws of physics and won the 130th Preakness Stakes. Two weeks after Giacomo stunned the horse racing world as a 50-1 winner of the Kentucky Derby, Afleet Alex was prepared to bounce back from a bad ride…

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May 19, 2020

Belmont Stakes gets June date, making Kentucky Derby the second leg of the Triple Crown

Nick Roush 12:15pm May 19, 2020 5/19/20

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Coronavirus has moved the traditional last leg of the Triple Crown into the lead-off spot. The 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes will be June 20, two weeks later than originally scheduled. Fans will not be in the stands for the action at Belmont Park. The new start date makes the Belmont the first leg…

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May 18, 2020

Churchill Downs nearly triples opening weekend betting handle

Nick Roush 1:30pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20 Comments Disabled

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Horse racing fans across the world filled Churchill Downs’ coffers on opening weekend. Even though races were held without fans for the first time in the track’s history, plenty of money was bet on the ponies. As many expected, opening day drew in a ton of action. Churchill reported more than $14.278 million in wagers made…

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May 16, 2020

Pimlico Green Lights October Race Date for 2020 Preakness Stakes

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

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The date has been set for the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes. Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore announced horse racing’s top three-year-olds will compete for the Black-eyed Susans on October 3. The move is great news for Triple Crown hopefuls. Instead of only two weeks between the first and second legs, horses will have…

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Racing Returns to the Bluegrass

Chad Lashbrook 12:00pm May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s Preakness Day.  Well, today is supposed to be Preakness Day.  This article should have been about Bob Baffert looking to take down the second leg of the Triple Crown for the third time in six years after a sweep of the board in the Derby.  Instead, the Run for the Roses has been postponed…

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Today on KSR: Horse Racing Returns to Churchill Downs

Nick Roush 10:00am May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

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Sports are back in the Bluegrass. Saturday marks the return of horse racing to Kentucky, the first sporting event in the Commonwealth since the coronavirus shutdown began almost two months ago. Even though fans will not be in the stands, Churchill Downs is bringing the heat to mark the delayed start of the 2020 spring…

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May 27, 2020

REPORT: Bob Baffert’s Undefeated Kentucky Derby Contender Tests Positive for Banned Substance

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 27, 2020 5/27/20

2 categories

5 tags

One of horse racing’s top Triple Crown contenders has reportedly tested positive for a banned substance. According to The New York Times two horses trained by Bob Baffert, Charlatan and Gamine, tested positive for the banned substance lidocaine at Arkansas’ Oaklawn Park. Each horse won at the track May 2, including Charlatan’s dominant victory in…

Read More

Keeneland’s Summer Meet is happening

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:53am May 27, 2020 5/27/20

2 categories

1 tag

Horses will run at Keeneland this summer. This morning, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved the track’s request for a spectator-free meet from July 8-12. The meet will include several races that were set to take place during the Spring Meet, including the $600,000 Grade 2 Blue Grass Stakes and the $400,000 Grade 1 Ashland…

Read More

May 23, 2020

Tackling the All Stakes Pick 5 at Churchill Downs

Chad Lashbrook 11:00am May 23, 2020 5/23/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

2 tags

Racing continues to be the only game in town, and the only outlet for your gambling dollar.  While other professional sports continue to sit on the sidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, thoroughbred racing has figured out how to operate safely without fans in attendance.  Churchill Downs has a fantastic 11 race card today full of…

Read More

May 22, 2020

Keeneland has submitted request for five-day Summer Meet in July

Zack Geoghegan 8:20pm May 22, 2020 5/22/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

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Keeneland has submitted a request that would bring a five-day Summer Meet to the race tack in July. In a press release sent out by Keeneland, they have submitted the request to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s Race Dates Committee and they would like the event to be held from Wednesday, July 8 through Sunday,…

Read More

May 21, 2020

Throwback Thursday: It’s been 15 years since Afleet Alex’s Improbable Preakness Win

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

2 categories

4 tags

On this date in 2005, tragedy almost shook the horse racing world. Instead, one incredible horse defied all laws of physics and won the 130th Preakness Stakes. Two weeks after Giacomo stunned the horse racing world as a 50-1 winner of the Kentucky Derby, Afleet Alex was prepared to bounce back from a bad ride…

Read More

May 19, 2020

Belmont Stakes gets June date, making Kentucky Derby the second leg of the Triple Crown

Nick Roush 12:15pm May 19, 2020 5/19/20

2 categories

4 tags

Coronavirus has moved the traditional last leg of the Triple Crown into the lead-off spot. The 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes will be June 20, two weeks later than originally scheduled. Fans will not be in the stands for the action at Belmont Park. The new start date makes the Belmont the first leg…

Read More

May 18, 2020

Churchill Downs nearly triples opening weekend betting handle

Nick Roush 1:30pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

2 tags

Horse racing fans across the world filled Churchill Downs’ coffers on opening weekend. Even though races were held without fans for the first time in the track’s history, plenty of money was bet on the ponies. As many expected, opening day drew in a ton of action. Churchill reported more than $14.278 million in wagers made…

Read More

May 16, 2020

Pimlico Green Lights October Race Date for 2020 Preakness Stakes

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

3 tags

The date has been set for the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes. Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore announced horse racing’s top three-year-olds will compete for the Black-eyed Susans on October 3. The move is great news for Triple Crown hopefuls. Instead of only two weeks between the first and second legs, horses will have…

Read More

Racing Returns to the Bluegrass

Chad Lashbrook 12:00pm May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

2 tags

It’s Preakness Day.  Well, today is supposed to be Preakness Day.  This article should have been about Bob Baffert looking to take down the second leg of the Triple Crown for the third time in six years after a sweep of the board in the Derby.  Instead, the Run for the Roses has been postponed…

Read More

Today on KSR: Horse Racing Returns to Churchill Downs

Nick Roush 10:00am May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

2 tags

Sports are back in the Bluegrass. Saturday marks the return of horse racing to Kentucky, the first sporting event in the Commonwealth since the coronavirus shutdown began almost two months ago. Even though fans will not be in the stands, Churchill Downs is bringing the heat to mark the delayed start of the 2020 spring…

Read More