January 21, 2022

Brisnet at 50 Part 3: Acquisition and Expansion

December 15, 2021 0

When a family-run business is acquired by a large corporation, there are bound to be challenges, adjustments, and a learning curve moving forward. Such was the case for Brisnet.com, which, after 36 years as a private entity, became the property of Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI) on June 12, 2007. […]

Dream Lith springs Golden Rod upset

November 27, 2021 0

Dream Lith wore down a determined Yuugiri inside the final furlong and sprung an upset in Saturday’s $400,000 Golden Rod S. (G2) at Churchill Downs. Sporting blinkers for the first time following distant fifth-place efforts […]

Envoutante easily repeats in Falls City

November 25, 2021 0

For the second consecutive year, Envoutante romped in the $500,000 Falls City S. (G2) at Churchill Downs. Brian Hernandez Jr. was up for trainer Kenny McPeek and owners Walking L Thoroughbreds and Three Chimney Farm. […]

Sandstone, Famed square off in Golden Rod

November 24, 2021 0

Golden Rod S. (G2) — Race 10 (5:27 p.m. ET) Sandstone, who torched the opposition in two previous starts at Churchill Downs this fall, will look to make it three in a row in Saturday’s […]

Brisnet at 50 Part 2: Survival and Growth

November 24, 2021 0

Just as it would have been hard for Brisnet.com founder Richard F. Broadbent III to avoid getting involved in the Thoroughbred business, having married into one of the industry’s most prominent families, it’s difficult to see how the bug would not have also bitten the next generation of Broadbents, in particular his eldest son, Richard IV, colloquially known as Happy. […]

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