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In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017 photo, the Champions Lounge outdoor seating area, part of the ongoing renovations at Churchill Downs, provides an impressive view of the paddock and the walking ring at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Churchill Downs' parent company has pumped $250 million into renovations since the early 2000s. But many have catered to well-heeled fans willing to shell out thousands of dollars for panoramic views, sumptuous buffets, access to betting windows and restrooms without lines, and demand outpaces available seating. That's leaving the middle class squeezed out. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Kentucky Derby reno making Churchill Downs even more posh

- Associated Press

Part owner Bobby Flay (right) leads Creator, with jockey Javier Castellano, into the Winner's Circle, after Creator won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. (Associated Press)

Creator gets help on way to Belmont Stakes winner’s circle

- Associated Press



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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2006, file photo, Glidemaster, driven by John Campbell, wins the Hambletonian at Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. Campbell bids farewell to the Meadowlands, making his final drives at the track that helped the Hall of Famer become harness racing's career leader in purses. The 62-year-old Campbell is scheduled to drive in five races at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Friday night, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

John Campbell goes out a winner at the Meadowlands

- Associated Press



This photo taken May 18, 2017, shows Suzy Buckmaster and her retired racehorse Zee, at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana. (Greg Lindstrom /Flathead Beacon via AP)

Retired race horses move to longer, successful careers

- Associated Press

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