Churchill Downs Day 11: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Sunday, October 1, 2017 The 2017 September Meet at Churchill Downs comes to an end on Sunday, October 1 but not before the venerable Louisville racetrack hosts a 10-race closing day program highlighted by the featured ninth on the card, a $53,000 first-tier allowance affair for fillies … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 11: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 10: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Saturday, September 30, 2017 A robust 11-race program is on the docket on Saturday, September 30 at Churchill Downs highlighted by three black-type affairs--the 41st running of the $100,000 Jefferson Cup, for three-year-olds going nine-furlongs on the Matt Winn Turf Course; the fifth running of the $200,000 … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 10: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 9: Friday, September 29, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Friday, September 29, 2017 The final live Thoroughbred racing weekend of September continues at Churchill Downs on Friday, September 29 with a 10-race program in the offing highlighted by the featured ninth race on the card--a $75,000 optional claiming/entry-level allowance race for two-year-olds going a flat mile … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 9: Friday, September 29, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 8: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Thursday, September 28, 2017 An eight-race program is on tap for the final "Twilight Thursday" of the 2017 September Meet highlighted by the featured seventh race on the card--a $75,000 optional claiming/entry-level allowance race for two-year-old fillies going a flat mile trip on the Matt Winn Turf … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 8: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 7: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Sunday, September 24, 2017 The live Thoroughbred racing week concludes at Churchill Downs on Sunday, September 24 with a 10-race program on the docket highlighted by the featured ninth on the card, a $53,000 entry-level allowance event for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward going a mile … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 7: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 6: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Saturday, September 23, 2017 "Downs After Dark" returns to Churchill Downs on Saturday, September 23 with a later 6:00 P.M. (Eastern) first post and an 11-race program on tap highlighted by a pair of black-type events--the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes for three-year-old fillies going seven-furlongs on the main … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 6: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 5: Friday, September 22, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Friday, September 22, 2017 Churchill Downs kicks off the weekend on Friday, September 22 with a 10-race program highlighted by the featured ninth on the card, a $53,000 entry-level allowance/$75,000 optional claiming affair for two-year-olds going six panels on the main track. The program also has a … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 5: Friday, September 22, 2017