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1874-1899
Kentucky and Louisville's early racing history. The founding of Churchill Downs and the Derby.

1900-1924
Early 1900's - From financial crisis to profitability.

1925-1949
American Turf Association and Churchill Downs reign.

1950-1974
1950s to Modern Era - Track modernization and the first television broadcast.

1975-2000
Thomas Meeker takes charge. Track expansion, development and acquisitions.

2001-2005
Current Era

 
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