Churchill Downs Incorporated's Third-Quarter Earnings and Conference Call Announcement

Churchill Downs Incorporated ("CDI" or "Company") (NASDAQ: CHDN) will release 2005 third-quarter results at 6:30 p.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, and host a related conference call to discuss the results on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. EST. Investors and other interested parties may listen to the teleconference by accessing the online, real-time webcast and broadcast of the call at www.churchilldownsincorporated.com/investor_relations or www.earnings.com, or by calling (913) 981-5571 at least 10 minutes before the appointed time. The online replay will be available at approximately noon EST and continue for two weeks. A six-day telephonic replay will be available two hours after the call ends by dialing (719) 457-0820 and entering 5654108 when prompted for the access code. A copy of the Company's news release announcing earnings and relevant financial and statistical information about the period will be accessible at www.churchilldownsincorporated.com/investor_relations.

Churchill Downs Incorporated, headquartered in Louisville, Ky., owns and operates world-renowned horse racing venues throughout the United States. CDI's six racetracks in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Louisiana host many of North America's most prestigious races, including the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, Arlington Million and Louisiana Derby. CDI racetracks have hosted six Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. CDI also owns off-track betting facilities and has interests in various television production, telecommunications and racing services companies that support CDI's network of simulcasting and racing operations. CDI trades on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol CHDN and can be found on the Internet at www.churchilldownsincorporated.com.