600 N HURSTBOURNE PKWY
LOUISVILLE KY 40222-5389
Business Phone: 15023941166
7948-SERVICES-RACING, INCLUDING TRACK OPERATION
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Churchill Downs is based out of Louisville. While traveling in England and France in 1872-1873, 26-year-old Col. M. Lewis Clark, devised the idea of a Louisville Jockey Club for conducting race meets. Upon his return from Europe, Clark began development of his racetrack which would serve to showcase the Kentucky breeding industry. The track would eventually become known as "Churchill Downs." The first reference of the name Churchill Downs came in an 1883 Kentucky Derby article reported by the former Louisville Commercial. The track formally opened May 17, 1875 with four races scheduled.
Conducts thoroughbred horse races, accepts pari-mutuel wagering on such races and conducts related business operations at its racetrack facilities in Kentucky, Florida, California, Illinois and Indiana.
Churchill Downs Incorporated is a diversified provider of pari-mutuel horseracing, casino gaming, entertainment, and is the country���s premier source of online account wagering on horseracing events. The Company offers gaming products through its casino in Mississippi, its slot and video poker operations in Louisiana and its slot and poker operations in Florida. The Company manages its operations through four operating segments: Racing Operations, Online Business, Gaming and Other Investments. Bluff Media���s assets include the poker periodical, BLUFF Magazine; BLUFF Magazine���s online counterpart, BluffMagazine.com; ThePokerDB, an online database and resource that tracks and ranks the performance of poker players and tournaments, and various other news and content forums. Effective July 17, 2013, Churchill Downs Inc acquired the entire interest of BB Development LLC, an owner and operator of a casino and a subsidiary of Black Bear Realty Co LLC.Whalewisdom has at least 1 13D filings, and 374 Form 4 filings The firm has no submitted 13F filings and does not appear to be an investment advisor.