Twin Spires

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Jockey Shuffling

2019-04-16T11:24:21-05:00April 16th, 2019|

The major jockey decision in this year's Kentucky Derby is that of Mike Smith and whether he rides Roadster for Bob Baffert, or Omaha Beach for Richard Mandella. Mike has long standing strong ties with both barns however one would think at this point in Mike's story book career he [...]

Shut Out

2019-04-06T16:43:47-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  1942 – Shut Out – Devil Diver By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   For the 1942 Kentucky Derby, jockey Eddie Arcaro had the choice of riding Devil Diver or Shut Out, two outstanding runners owned by Greentree Stable and trained by John Gaver. Arcaro selected Devil Diver [...]


2017-09-27T10:26:42-05:00September 27th, 2017|

I did not think we'd ever see it. The long overdue IRS revision of the way gambling winnings are taxed has finally been changed. Bettors will no longer be taxed on losing bets the way they were under the old rules and now the entire cost of the wager will [...]

Twin Spires Head-quartering in Louisville

2017-05-30T14:17:47-05:00May 30th, 2017|

Twin Spires is moving their headquarters from California to Louisville. No surprise there as they are owned by Churchill Downs. The move will bring new jobs to Louisville and possibly enhance mobile technology. Read about Twin Spires move here.....