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Churchill Downs, Ticketmaster Launch Kentucky Derby Ticket Exchange for Fan-to-Fan Resale

Mar 10, 2016

Churchill Downs Racetrack (CDRT) today launched the Kentucky Derby Ticket Exchange by Ticketmaster, the only online resale marketplace to provide fans with a secure, reliable and convenient place to buy and resell tickets to the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands and Longines Kentucky Oaks. As the Derby’s only authorized resale platform, the Kentucky Derby Ticket Exchange guarantees that fans will receive legitimate, Ticketmaster Verified tickets. The Kentucky Derby encourages fans seeking to buy or resell tickets to only use the Kentucky Derby Ticket Exchange.

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Unbeaten Champ Nyquist Tops 368 Nominees for 2016 Triple Crown

Jan 28, 2016

With memories of the triumphant 2015 Triple Crown run by Zayat Stables LLC’s American Pharoah still fresh, the owners and trainers of 368 3-year-old Thoroughbreds, headed by Reddam Racing LLC’s unbeaten champion Nyquist, have embarked on a new Triple Crown dream by making their young stars eligible for the 2016 series of American classic races that includes the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I), the $1.5 million Preakness (GI) and the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (GI).