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The Kentucky Derby is just the beginning...

It all started with a horse race for 3-year-old Thoroughbreds on a Saturday in May more than a century ago.  And since that first Kentucky Derby in 1875, Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN) has been committed to offering its customers the very best in racing, gaming and entertainment.

Much has changed as CDI has evolved from one racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, to a multi-state, publicly traded company with racetracks, casinos and the United States’ leading online wagering company among its growing portfolio of successful businesses. Over the decades, we’ve grown our company and its value to investors while keeping focus on what’s at the very heart of the Kentucky Derby brand:  creating extraordinary experiences for our customers whether they visit us on site or online.

As for that horse race in May…it’s still known as the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” and is only getting bigger and better with age. The Kentucky Derby is just the beginning of CDI’s story, and we can’t wait to see what happens next!