Keyword: Kentucky Downs

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    Medal Count Returns to Turf at Kentucky Downs

    Spendthrift Farm's Medal Count, a close third in this year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and one-for-one on turf, will return to the grass Sept. 6 for the inaugural $250,000 Dueling Grounds Derby at Kentucky Downs.

  • Churchill Downs

    Mixed Reaction to Churchill Takeout Increase

    Kentucky horsemen expected backlash from Churchill Downs' decision to charge the maximum takeout rates allowed by state law, but they hope positives follow from increased purses that improve the racing product.

  • Instant Racing Machines

    Keeneland Applies for Historical Racing

    The number of historical race gaming machines in operation at Kentucky racetracks would increase substantially if the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approves requests from Keeneland Racecourse and The Red Mile.

  • John Velazquez

    Jockeys Consider Options for Promoting Sport

    Stephen Panus, vice president of communications for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, acknowledged many newspapers have discontinued racing coverage. He encouraged riders to embrace social media.

  • Sponsors Tout Aspects of Kentucky Casino Bill

    Casinos at five racetracks in Kentucky would generate about $86 million a year for the horse industry, a sponsor of expanded gambling legislation told the House Licensing and Occupations Committee Jan. 15.

  • Churchill Downs will race 77 days in 2014.

    2014 Kentucky Racing Dates Approved

    After Kentucky Downs conceded on one date that would have conflicted with Churchill Downs in September, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved a 2014 dates schedule that follows the dates raced in 2013.

  • Kentucky Downs

    KHRC Panel Defers Action on Some 2014 Dates

    A panel of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has deferred action on 2014 racing dates for Churchill Downs and Kentucky Downs to give those two tracks an opportunity to work out overlapping requests for three dates.

  • Status Quo for 2014 Kentucky Dates Requests

    As a result of Turfway's decision not to seek September dates, the 2014 calendar requests filed by Kentucky's Thoroughbred tracks maintain the status quo of 2013, with 193 total days of racing and 13 optional dates requests.

  • Kentucky Downs Racing

    KY Downs Re-accredited by Safety Alliance

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association's Safety and Integrity Alliance announced that Kentucky Downs has been re-accredited following a complete review of all racing operations at the Franklin, Ky., facility.

  • Rosie Napravnik

    Napravnik Wins Five at Kentucky Downs

    Rosie Napravnik, fifth-leading jockey in North America by earnings in 2013, rode five winners Sept. 18 on the 13-race card at Kentucky Downs to emerge as the leading rider at the all-turf meet in Franklin, Ky.

  • Winner Tameraine, #8, at the start of the Kentucky Turf Cup.

    Stevens, Temeraine Tally in Kentucky Turf Cup

    Favored Temeraine, given a rail-skimming trip by Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens, slipped through for a neck victory in the $399,000 Kentucky Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) on a stakes-filled afternoon at Kentucky Downs Sept. 14.

  • That Handicapping Show: Kentucky Turf Cup 2013

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs this week. With a competative field, who do you think will win? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Kentucky Turf Cup.

  • Suntracer takes on 8 in the Kentucky Turf Cup Stakes.

    Block Back for More in Kentucky Turf Cup

    Trainer Chris Block has a solid success rate at Kentucky Downs, where his family's Team Block has run eight horses to three wins, three seconds, and a third in stakes competition over the years.

  • Kentucky Downs

    More Stakes, Higher Purses at Kentucky Downs

    The Kentucky racetrack, which will offer live racing five days in September, released a condition book that shows more stakes and hefty overnight purses, including $90,000 for 2-year-old maiden special weight events.

  • KY Historical Racing Exceeds $356 Million

    Wagering on historical races, an electronic form of gaming in which the outcome is determined by the results of previously run races, continues to soar in Kentucky and has exceeded the $356 million mark through May.

  • Churchill Downs

    Churchill Applies for September Race Dates

    After much deliberating, KHRC committee members voted to reconvene at a later date to make their final recommendations for 2013 race dates in question to the full commission, which meets Oct. 17.

  • Two Kentucky Tracks in Legal Dispute

    Churchill Downs Inc. has filed suit against the entities that have majority ownership of Kentucky Downs, contending the defendants breached their agreement with CDI by converting debt securities into equity.

  • Ioya Bigtime is a determined winner in the Kentucky Turf Cup.

    Ioya Bigtime Pays Off in KD Turf Cup Effort

    Ioya Bigtime, staked to a loping lead by Jeffrey Sanchez, refused to buckle under relentless pressure from favored Rahystrada to win the $200,000 Kentucky Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) on the grass course at Kentucky Downs Sept. 15.

  • THS: Kentucky Turf Cup Stakes 2012

    Tom and Pete handicap the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs this weekend. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Kentucky Turf Cup Stakes.

  • Rahystrada won last year's Kentucky Turf Cup in by 3 3/4 lengths.

    KY Turf Cup: Rahystrada Makes Title Defense

    Third in last month's Arlington Million (gr. IT), Rahystrada will have a little more ground to deal with as he attempts to defend his title in the $200,000 Kentucky Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) Sept. 15 at Kentucky Downs.