Churchill Downs Announces TwinSpires Will Move To Louisville

Churchill Downs will be moving TwinSpires to Louisville from Silicon Valley and add 70 jobs. This announcement came during a press conference held at Churchill Downs with Gov. Matt Bevin.

TwinSpires is the official online wagering site of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. players are able to wager on virtually every Thoroughbred, Harness and Quarter Horse race from venues across the globe.

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Known as the home of the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs Racetrack conducts Thoroughbred horse racing in Louisville, Kentucky during three race meets in the Spring, September, and the Fall. The racetrack occupies 147 acres, featuring a one-mile dirt, oval racetrack and a seven furlong turf race course. Thoroughbred racing, the Kentucky Derby, and the Kentucky Oaks have run continuously at Churchill Downs Racetrack since 1875. In addition, Churchill Downs Racetrack has hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championship eight times.

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(http://www.brisnet.com/content/2018/07/talk-veuve-romps-indiana-oaks/)

I’ve been watching her races. She’s got that tactical speed. The 1 horse wanted to be on the lead, but she relaxed beautifully off of the 1. She’s push button. On the second turn, I just let her go on her own. I didn’t really ask her. She went to the lead and relaxed again and went on in the straight again. She’s a very nice filly. I think two turns will be good for her, even more distance will be OK for her. She hasn’t run a bad race yet. She always fights hard. I think she can improve from that. On teaming with good friend and trainer: “It’s great. And even the owner Stephen McKay is one of our friends from a long time ago. Team Valor is great too. It’s good teamwork, and it’s fun to win for them.”

 

Julien Leparoux, who rode the winner Talk Veuve to Me (as reported on Brisnet.com)

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