October 2, 2012 - 1:28pm
Churchill Downs wants to add September racing dates in addition to its traditional spring and fall race meets.
For Louisville horse racing fans, the long summer months that separate the end of the Churchill Downs’ Spring Meet and the beginning of the Keeneland Fall Meet often mean a trip to the outer edges of the Commonwealth for live racing within the state—west to Ellis Park in Henderson, KY,...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Repeat performance for the connections of Animal Kingdom as they win another Vinery Racing Spiral.
Owner Team Valor International and trainer Graham Motion grab back-to-back victories in the Grade 3 $500,000 Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky. The two teamed last year to win with Animal Kingdom, the eventual winner of the Kentucky Derby. Wearing the...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Will the Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes produce another Kentucky Derby winner?
A full field of 12 is set to compete in the Grade 3 $500,000 Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes this Saturday. The 1 1/8 mile race will be run on the Polytrack at Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky. A victory would guarantee the winner a spot in the Kentucky Derby.Last year’s...
September 23, 2011 - 8:58am
Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky will host a fabulous day of stakes races on Saturday, culminating in the WinStar Kentucky Cup.
Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky, 10 miles south of Cincinnati, will host the WinStar Kentucky Cup Day of Champions on Saturday. The day will include five WinStar Kentucky Cup races, scheduled as races six through ten. The races, all named after WinStar stallions, include the Tiznow Kentucky Cup...
August 4, 2011 - 2:21pm
O'Shea's Irish Pub is donating 100% of net proceeds from sales on Monday, August 1, to CANTER Kentucky, an organization that helps place ex-racehorses into new homes.
Have you ever thought about what happens to a racehorse when it's no longer productive at the racetrack? Of course the well-known horses like Zenyatta and Big Brown go off to the breeding shed and stud farm, living out their pampered lives in plush fields. But what about the low-level claimers...