Kentucky Cup Day is back at Turfway Park, courtesy of WinStar Farm.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Charming Vixen broke her maiden in the Tiznow Kentucky Cup Juvenile Fillies under Calvin Borel.
Bill Casner presents the hardware to Calvin Borel and Mrs. Tom Amoss. Absent from the picture is Trainer Tom Amoss, who was providing analysis on the day for TVG.
The paddock is the place to be.
Hansen delivered the 'WOW' performance of the day. Going straight to the front in the Bluegrass Cat Kentucky Cup Juvenile,
and winning by an impressive 13 1/4 lengths.
Pat Day (right) presented the trophies to the Hansen team, including owner/breeder Kendall Hansen, trainer Mike Maker, and jockey Victor Lebron.
Matthewsburg came flying late to capture the Speightstown Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. III).
It was a familiar group in the Winner's Circle, with trainer Mike Maker and jockey Victor Lebron. New Jersey Nets Coach Avery Johnson was the presenter.
Avery Johnson, New Jersey Nets Coach, enjoyed a day at the races.
La Gran Bailadora showed once again how she loves Turfway Park, closing fast to win the Distorted Humor Kentucky Cup Distaff (gr. III).
Nothing but smiles in the Winner's Circle, jockey Corey Lanerie, presenter Elliott Walden, and trainer Mike Maker.
Trainer Mike Maker, who won 5 races, was in demand on WinStar Kentucky Cup Day.
Off in the WinStar Kentucky Cup (gr. II).
At the finish it was Future Prospect who took the prize over General Quarters.
To the delight of owner/trainer Dodson Skaggs, who had only been waiting 42 years for a graded stakes winner.
Future Prospect and Edgar Prado move into the Winner's Circle.
Kenny Troutt presents the WinStar Kentucky Cup trophies to owner/trainer Dodson Skaggs and jockey Edgar Prado.
WinStar Kentucky Cup Winner Future Prospect
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