Churchill Downs Incorporated released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 120, legislation to keep historical horse racing in Kentucky:
“As the House prepares to vote as early as this afternoon on Senate Bill 120, we are asking our Louisville-area legislators to please pass this critical legislation and save local jobs. We are incredibly proud to be a part of this community and are grateful to call Louisville home. Senate Bill 120 is about protecting jobs right here in our city that are held by our parents, siblings, friends and neighbors. That's why we're asking you to move this legislation forward.
“Horse racing and the equine industry are such an important part of Louisville's history, and historical horse racing will allow that tradition to continue. We encourage you to vote yes on Senate Bill 120 and save the jobs and economic development that will help our city grow and flourish.”