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): August 18, 2011
CHURCHILL DOWNS INCORPORATED
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
700 Central Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40208
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (502) 636-4400
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Texas House Bill 2271 (HB 2271) will go into effect on September 1, 2011. Among other changes to Texas law, HB 2271 enacts certain restrictions on the accepting of wagers on horse and greyhound races from, and the placing of such wagers by, a person in Texas. Such restrictions cover wagers placed in person, via the telephone and via the Internet.
The potential effects of HB 2271 on the operations of Churchill Downs Incorporated cannot be determined at this time.
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|
|August 18, 2011||By:|| |
/s/ Rebecca C. Reed
|Name:||Rebecca C. Reed|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Secretary|