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CEO of Churchill Downs on TV!!

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  • CEO of Churchill Downs on TV!!

    He is starring in "Undercover Boss" now EST! Wonder if he got to see the real 'underworld' of the track side. Going to be interesting to watch.

  • #2
    Watching it right now..pretty interesting so far. She's got him feeding, bathing and cleaning tack!
    Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.

    ~ Douglas MacArthur


    • #3
      Got my DVR set to record it.


      • #4
        Ahh the end made me cry... won't give it away for those who haven't seen it yet! I thought it was a good show. He seemed really into trying to make it a better place for everyone to work.


        • #5
          The end made me cry too! Seemed like a nice guy.
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          • #6
            DARN! Don't ya know I've been waiting for this episode, and tonight we had company! I totally missed it! Does anybody know if you can watch it online (like Hulu or some other channel)?


            • #7
              Another one crying here.

              You can watch the episodes you miss here:



              • #8
                Another one crying...so was the hubby. It was a great episode!


                • #9
                  Side note: Do y'all crazy Americans really pronounce it "val-it"? I have never heard it said that way, only the (I assume) French way - "val-eh". Reading the grey/gray thread reminded me to ask!


                  • #10
                    darn, I forgot about it after reminding myself about it all day!!! May be due to the fact that the kitchen tap stayed in my hand and I could not turn off the water... sigh
                    Hopefully it was picked up by a Canadian channel and I can see it on line. US channel reruns (like CBS) will be blacked out for me...


                    • #11
                      I cried too.


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Tuesday's Child View Post
                        Side note: Do y'all crazy Americans really pronounce it "val-it"? I have never heard it said that way, only the (I assume) French way - "val-eh". Reading the grey/gray thread reminded me to ask!
                        I don't say val-it and neither does anyone I know. Colour/color me confused on that too.


                        • #13
                          The episode should be up on the show's page on the CBS.com website tomorrow/Monday.

                          I haven't watched it yet, either. But we did DVR it.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Tuesday's Child View Post
                            Side note: Do y'all crazy Americans really pronounce it "val-it"? I have never heard it said that way, only the (I assume) French way - "val-eh". Reading the grey/gray thread reminded me to ask!
                            At the track, I've always heard "val-it" but everywhere else besides the track, it's pronounced "val-ay".
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                            • #15
                              I just watched the previous episode (White Castle) on line, so the Churchill Downs one should be up soon!!! It is on ctv.ca


                              • #16
                                We wondered about "valet" as well. I was afraid it was along the same line as "Ver-sails".
                                We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.


                                • #17
                                  No man is a hero to his valet - pronounced val -it.


                                  • #18
                                    Great episode! I had to work when it aired, but I watched it online.

                                    Thanks for the heads-up about a need for tissues. Happy tears.
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                                    • #19
                                      Extremely thoughtful solutions/results

                                      Enjoyed it also ! Extremely thoughtful solutions/results from his adventure as undercover agent.
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                                      • #20
                                        He looked both humbled and amazed working with the "unseen people" who are the nuts and bolts of Churchill Downs. Realizing the value of his employees and without them, he wouldn't have a job. Definitely a "warm & fuzzy" ending!