kentucky downs juvenile

Returning From Injury, Mena Appreciates ‘Good Shot’ In Breeders’ Cup With Peace Achieved

Peace Achieved is unbeaten in three starts with blinkers and jockey Miguel Mena, a streak his team hopes to continue in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf. After two defeats sprinting, the newly-blinkered Peace Achieved impressively won a maiden race at Ellis Park, captured Kentucky Downs’ $500,000 Gainesway Farm Juvenile and in following that […]

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‘Enthusiam’ For Kentucky Downs Meet Signaled By 236 Nominations For Opening-Day Stakes

Kentucky Downs’ four opening-day stakes attracted a total of 236 nominations, ranging from 53 for the $750,000 Tourist Mile to 70 for the $500,000 Gainesway Juvenile. The RUNHAPPY Meet at Kentucky Downs runs Aug. 31 and Saturday 5, 7, 8 and 12 with 10 turf races each day. First post is 12:15 p.m. Central, with […]

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Carmouche Now Expected To Be Out Four To Six Months With Femur Fracture

Jockey Kendrick Carmouche, who went down in a spill when his mount clipped heels in Saturday’s $500,000 Kentucky Downs Juvenile Turf Sprint, will be out a projected four to six months with a fractured right femur that was more severe than initially thought. Carmouche underwent surgery for more than four hours late Sunday afternoon at […]

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Kentucky Downs Juvenile Renamed Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase Juvenile

Kentucky Downs’ $350,000 2-year-old stakes has been renamed the Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase Juvenile. The change reflects its sponsorship by the internationally prominent Fasig-Tipton sales company that on Sept. 10 is launching its inaugural Turf Showcase auction of selected yearlings for horses with turf appeal. The Turf Showcase, Presented by Woodbine, begins at 4 p.m. at […]

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