Churchill Sets Opening Day, Aims to Host Fans at Derby

While conceding protocols will almost certainly need to be in place because of ongoing policies during the COVID-19 outbreak, Churchill Downs Inc. CEO Bill Carstanjen expressed strong commitment to having fans attend this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1). Source

Horsemen Relieved That Churchill Downs is Opening

A day following the April 29 announcement from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear that cleared the way for stabling to take place beginning May 11 at Churchill Downs, horsemen expressed relief about the action that has led to a resumption of racing May 16.  Source

Horsemen Relieved That Churchill is Opening Stable Area

A day after an April 29 announcement from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear cleared the way for stabling to open beginning May 11 at Churchill Downs, horsemen expressed relief the action could soon lead to a resumption of racing in the state. Source

Written Tycoon Joins Arrowfield Stud Roster

Arrowfield Stud in New South Wales has announced its 2020 stallion roster, which features the addition of leading Victoria-based sire Written Tycoon in a new alliance and a temporary absence of Japanese shuttlers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Source