bourbonette oaks

Former Leading Rider Bejarano Returns To Turfway Park For Jeff Ruby Steaks Card

Jockey Rafael Bejarano set Turfway Park afire when he rode regularly here from 2002 to 2004. He won four straight riding titles in that time, including the 2003 holiday meet with a record-setting 46 races over 22 days. He also holds the record for most wins on one card with seven. Long based in California, […]

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Somelikeithotbrown Installed As Morning Line Favorite For Jeff Ruby Steaks At Turfway

Skychai Racing and Sand Dollar Stable’s Somelikeithotbrown has been installed as the 8-5 morning line favorite among a field of 11 entered for Saturday’s $200,000 Grade 3 Jeff Ruby Steaks at Turfway Park. Post positions for the race were drawn Wednesday at Jeff Ruby Steakhouse in downtown Cincinnati. National racing analyst and long time oddsmaker Mike Battaglia set […]

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Go Noni Go Scores A Double For Maker In Bourbonette Oaks

Trainer Mike Maker earned his second straight stakes win on the Jeff Ruby Steaks undercard when Three Diamonds Farm’s Go Noni Go took the DRF Bets Bourbonette Oaks (G3) by two lengths over In the Mood. Homemade Salsa, also from the Maker barn, was a neck farther back in third. Hey Negrita completed the superfecta. Final time […]

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Turfway Park Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Turfway Park in Florence, Ky., outside of Cincinnati, Ohio, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Saturday marks the 47th running of Turfway’s signature event, the $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3), an important prep race for 3-year-olds pointing to the Kentucky Derby. The Jeff Ruby Steaks highlights a […]

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Turfway Kicks Off Winter Meet On New Year’s Day

Turfway Park opens its 50th winter/spring meet Monday, Jan. 1, with live Thoroughbred racing scheduled New Year’s Day and all Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through March 31. The winter/spring meet follows without interruption the holiday meet that closes Dec. 31. Post time for the winter/spring meet continues at 6:15 p.m. ET with the exception of New Year’s Day and […]

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Turfway Announces Return Of Kentucky Cup Classic, Other Stakes Schedule Modifications

Turfway Park will open its 59th season Nov. 29 with upgrades to its most important day of racing as well as modifications to its stakes schedule, General Manager Daniel “Chip” Bach announced on Tuesday. One significant change is the resurrection of the Kentucky Cup Classic, to be run on the Spiral Stakes (G3) undercard. Last […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Livin’ The Dream With An ‘Extended Family’

There were quite a few people standing on the apron at Turfway Park last Saturday, and Kelly Colliver was not quite tall enough to see over them as the field for the G3 Bourbonette Oaks turned for home. She heard a part of the call over the loudspeakers and was able to make out that […]

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Purely A Dream Leads McPeek Exacta In Turfway’s Bourbonette

Living The Dream Racing’s Purely A Dream captured Saturday’s G3 Bourbonette Oaks at Turfway Park by about two lengths, earning her first 50 points and a chance to enter the Kentucky Oaks. Off a four-month layoff, the sophomore daughter of Pure Prize covered a mile on the polytrack in 1:37.40 under Robby Albarado, earning her […]

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Weekend Lineup: Dubai World Cup, Derby Trifecta

The highlight of this weekend’s racing action is the $10 million Dubai World Cup, held Saturday in the United Arab Emirates, in which the World’s Best Racehorse will take on a full field of international challengers. Also on tap are a trio of races offering points toward the Kentucky Derby. The World Cup card kicks […]

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Wonderment Takes Field Gate-To-Wire In Bourbonette Oaks

Magdalena Racing and Chris Sterbenz’ Wonderment took the lead out of the gate in Saturday’s Grade 3 Bourbonette Oaks and never relinquished it for trainer Kenny McPeek, drawing away to win by 3 3/4 lengths. The sophomore daughter of Cosmonaut earned 50 points toward a start in the Kentucky Oaks, posting a final time of […]

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