SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2018
Churchill Downs Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of incorporation)
(Commission file number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
600 North Hurstbourne Parkway, Suite 400, Louisville, Kentucky 40222
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today that WKY Development, LLC ("WKY") - a joint venture between CDI and Keeneland Association Inc. ("Keeneland") - was awarded a racing license by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission ("KHRC") for twelve live Standardbred racing dates beginning in October 2019 at WKY's racing venue proposed to be constructed in Oak Grove, Kentucky in Christian County.
A copy of the press release announcing the awarding of the racing license is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Press Release dated November 16, 2018 issued by Churchill Downs Incorporated.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto, duly authorized.
CHURCHILL DOWNS INCORPORATED
Date: November 16, 2018
/s/ Bradley K. Blackwell
Bradley K. Blackwell
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary