qualifing http://wkms.org en Churchill Downs Changes Qualifications for Kentucky Derby http://wkms.org/post/churchill-downs-changes-qualifications-kentucky-derby In an attempt to gain fans, Churchill Downs Incorporated is adopting a new points system for entry into the Kentucky Derby and will cut&nbsp;the number of qualifying stakes races considered for entry from 185 down to 36.<p>"Our primary driving motive is to create new fans for horse racing," said CDI chair and CEO Bob Evans in a press release.<p>The new system will make it easier to understand the route thoroughbreds take to win one of the 20 &nbsp;spots in the Kentucky Derby.&nbsp;A poll of more than 300 sports fans nationwide showed 83 percent did not understand how a thoroughbred qualified t Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:24:59 +0000 Devin Katayama 18376 at http://wkms.org Churchill Downs Changes Qualifications for Kentucky Derby