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Churchill Downs,

Ky.: see LouisvilleLouisville
, city (1990 pop. 269,063), seat of Jefferson co., NW Ky., at the Falls of the Ohio; inc. 1780. It is the largest city in Kentucky, a port of entry, and an important industrial, financial, marketing, and shipping center for the South and the Midwest.
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This year marks the fifth year AT&T and Mobilitie have teamed up to improve coverage at Churchill Downs for the Derby.
A DAS installation consists of multiple strategically placed antennas that distribute AT&T's wireless network coverage throughout Churchill Downs.
Churchill Downs is the parent company of the Churchill Downs horse racing venue in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Santa Anita is the most beautiful racecourse in the USA and it makes sense to take the Breeders' Cup there for a fourth time - but why not Churchill Downs next year?
Lava Man on track: Lava Man jogged 1 1/2 miles at Churchill Downs, and exercise rider Antonio Romero said the California star ``really liked the track'' on which he'll race in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Bottom lines: The Churchill Downs crowd of 157,336 was bigger than any for the Kentucky Derby except the 163,628 who saw the 100th Derby in 1974.
Churchill Downs will host its unique Downs After Dark programs - the perfect blend of an upscale night on the town with the excitement of Thoroughbred racing - on the final four Fridays of the 42-date Spring Meet and two evening cards during the 20-date Fall Meet, including opening night which doubles as Halloween.
The point here might be that no matter how hard it tries, no matter what it does to cheapen its own brand among traditionalists, Churchill Downs can't ruin the Kentucky Derby.
In addition to Arlington, Churchill Downs Inc now owns and operates Churchill Downs in Louisville, Calder in Florida, Hollywood Park in California, Ellis Park in Kentucky, Hoosier Park in Indiana, and several off-track wagering facilities.
Following the popularity of three special "Downs After Dark" nighttime racing programs this spring under temporary lights, Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) ("CDI" or "Company") announced Sept.
Would Churchill Downs steal attention away from its own Kentucky Derby?
This arrangement is another first for Churchill Downs," said David Carrico, senior vice-president of sales.