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Kentucky Racing Dates Committee: Too Early To Project A Timeline For Return Of Racing

As much as Kentucky horsemen would like to see life get back to normal and horses in a post parade, commissioners say it’s too early to project a return to live racing in the state. “We are unable at this time to suggest a timeline for the reopening of live racing,” said Frank Kling, chairman […]

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Ward Noses Out Maker For Truncated Turfway Training Title

The last race on what became the last day of the Turfway Park 2020 winter/spring meet and the last at the existing facility put Wesley Ward alone at the top of the standings for his fourth leading trainer title at the Northern Kentucky track. Ward broke a tie with Mike Maker when Fitri Hay’s Zipaway […]

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COVID-19: Racing At Turfway Park Suspended Immediately; Backstretch To Remain Open

Churchill Downs Incorporated announced the suspension of racing at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky. effective immediately Wednesday afternoon, in accordance with the “Healthy at Home” Executive Order 2020-257 issued by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear following public health concerns in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Turfway Park racing season was originally scheduled to run through Saturday, March […]

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Kentucky Commission Approves Churchill Dates Shift To September

In a special meeting held Thursday via webcams, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved an initial shift of racing dates by Churchill Downs. Five dates that were to have taken place this spring surrounding the Derby will now be run in September after unanimous approval by the commission. Those dates had previously been held by […]

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Field Pass Gives Maker A Sixth Victory In Jeff Ruby Steaks

Three Diamonds Farm’s Field Pass transferred his turf form to the polytrack at Turfway Park on Saturday, running down the favorite Invader to win the Grade 3 Jeff Ruby Steaks. The 3-year-old son of Lemon Drop Kid, ridden by Irad Ortiz, Jr., ran nine furlongs in 1:49.34 to earn his second straight stakes victory. It […]

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Weekend Lineup: The Show Must Go On

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has forced cancellations or postponements of virtually every major sport, tracks around the globe have announced that race cards will be held without spectators. Tracks in California, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, and Texas all announced racing would be held without patrons and Meydan Racecourse announced plans for […]

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Cross Country Pick 5 Highlighted By Rebel, Jeff Ruby, Free PPs Available

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will partner with Oaklawn Park and Turfway Park to host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, highlighted by the Grade 2, $1 million Rebel in Hot Springs, Arkansas and the Grade 3, $250,000 Jeff Ruby from Turfway Park. Free Equibase past performances for the Cross Country Pick […]

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Maker Pointing Three To Jeff Ruby Steaks, Hoping For Sixth Career Victories In The Race

Trainer Mike Maker, annually one of the top conditioners at Turfway Park, entered a trio of horses in Saturday’s Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) in search of his sixth victory in the race and, more importantly, will attempt to take one step closer to “Smiley” Adams’ record of seven training victories in the race. “With the […]

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Coronavirus: Racing But No Spectators At Dubai World Cup, Santa Anita/Golden Gate, Gulfstream, Keeneland, Aqueduct, Laurel, Turfway, Oaklawn; Keeneland Cancels April Sale

The following are statements released this week announcing an until-further-notice prohibition on public racetrack attendance at various horse racing venues and events: Santa Anita, Golden Gate Fields In response to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recommendation to cancel gatherings of more than 250 people throughout the state to slow the spread of COVID-19, Santa Anita Park […]

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