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Churchill Downs

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Why We Love Sports in America: 2011

    ​Since I'm out on vacation next week let me get to this Fourth of July tradition a little early: Happy Birthday, America. Our country turns the ripe old age of 235 on Monday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I'll make time this weekend remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to have a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Of In-N-Out and Crabs...Our Inner 12-Year-Old Howls With Laughter

    He's dead! Shot in the head! Please pass the bread! Stay classy, Dallas.​It sounds like soft shell crabs and In-N-Out are finally coming to Dallas, so it's been a good week in Dallas food blogs. Read on. City of Ate Kristy Yang has some mixed feelings about Il Cane Rosso. She was disappointed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    Why We Love Sports in America

    ​Happy Birthday, America.   Like tonight's July 5th fireworks show in Dallas, it's better late than never. Right?   Our country turned the ripe old age of 234 on Sunday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I tried to spend some time remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Over The Weekend: Edgefest 2010 at Pizza Hut Park

    Edgefest 2010Pizza Hut Park in FriscoMay 1, 2010Better than: watching the Kentucky Derby, although probably not if you were doing so from Churchill Downs' infield--because that's a party, folks.Phoenix headlined Edgefest's smaller stage on Saturday.​Believe it or not, there was music at Pizza Hut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    God Bless America. And Sports.

    Happy Birthday! Our country turns the ripe old age of 232 tomorrow. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, let us not forget how fortunate we are to have a variety of sports and the freedom to choose which ones we love and loathe. In honor of the Fourth of July I started jotting down reasons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    At the Risk of Beating a Dead Horse, the Sport of Kings is in Trouble

    Putting down galliant fillies like Eight Belles is only one of horse racing's serious problems Tomorrow, Lone Star Park holds one of its biggest days of the year, and after a disastrous and embarrassing Kentucky Derby, horse racing could use some good news. Maybe that’s why Lone Star Park is t ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2007

    Dark Horse

    Is Steve Asmussen the greatest racehorse trainer in America, or is he a cheater?

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2007

    A Horse is a Horse is a Horse, Of Course

    Cue the twinkling piano, usher in Jim Nantz's hushed, reverent tones and get PETA on speed dial, because I'm about to beat a dead horse. While Sammy Sosa and Mike Singletary are coming to town, Barbaro is gone. The tributes, of course, are pouring in. During the eight months the Kentucky Derby winne ... More >>

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    After the Fall

    Marlon St. Julien regains his winning form at Lone Star Park

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Bad track record

    Scandal taints the career of another Dallas athlete -- this time it's a horse, not a Cowboy

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    She's the man

    Top female jockey Julie Krone led the pack, but don't bet on many women to follow

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