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Sports construction rolls right through economic uncertainty

Nov. 17, 2022 06:17 AM EST

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The hulking grandstand at the shuttered Arlington International Racecourse casts an eerie shadow as the sun sets on a weekday evening. It sits dormant on a tract of land that could be transformed in a major way. With the galloping horses long gone,...

Cave Rock dazzles for Baffert in Grade 1 win at Santa Anita

Oct. 08, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert is headed to the Breeders' Cup in Kentucky next month with the likely favorite in the $2 million Juvenile. Cave Rock romped to his third straight victory, and second in a Grade 1 race, winning the $300,000 American Pharoah Stakes by 5 1/4 lengths...

Churchill Downs Inc. agrees to buy Ellis Park in cash deal

Sep. 15, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs Inc. has agreed to buy Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky, for $79 million in cash. The deal announced Thursday with Enchantment Holdings LLC includes Churchill Downs assuming Ellis Park’s opportunity to build a track extension facility in...