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Saturday, May 26 2012


CHURCHILL DOWNS TO BOOST OVERNIGHT PURSES 10 PERCENT


LOUISVILLE, KY (Friday, May 25, 2012) – Effective Monday, May 28, Churchill Downs Racetrack will raise overnight race purses 10 percent because of higher than expected all-sources wagering levels during Kentucky Derby Week.

Purses for overnight races – which include overnight stakes, allowance, maiden special weight, claiming and maiden claiming events – will rise by an approximate blended average of $3,400 per race.





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