Keyword: turfway

  • Turfway Cancels Remainder of Racing Sunday

    Citing track conditions, Turfway Park canceled races 4-10 on Sunday's 10-race card. Three races were completed without incident. Racing is scheduled to resume Wednesday, February 11, at 5:30 p.m.

  • Racing to Resume at Turfway Park; Rowland Still Critical

    Turfway Park in Northern Kentucky will resume live racing tonight (Feb. 6) after canceling last night out of respect for injured jockey Michael Rowland, who remains in critical condition at University Hospital.

  • Rowland in Critical Condition; Turfway Cancels Thursday Card

    Out of continuing concern for the condition of jockey Michael Rowland, injured in a three-horse spill at Turfway Park Wednesday, track officials have cancelled live racing for Thursday. The decision was made in consultation with the trainers and jockeys based at Turfway.

  • Turfway Cancels Friday's Card

    Turfway Park has called off its Thoroughbred racing program for Friday night because of the cold weather. Temperatures at the Northern Kentucky track are expected to fall to the single digits this evening.

  • Silver Minister, Peter the Rock Among WEBN Entrants

    Lloyd Madison Farms' Silver Minister, easy winner of the Turfway Prevue Stakes Jan. 3, is among a bulky field of 14 entered for the Jan. 31 WEBN Stakes, one of the preps that make up Turfway Park's winter program for 3-year-olds.

  • Humor, Frolic Liven Up Turfway Breeders' Cup

    Awesome Humor, the Alabama Stakes (gr. I) runner-up, and millionaire Smok'n Frolic share top billing for Saturday's Turfway Breeders' Cup (gr. III) on the Kentucky Cup card at Turfway Park. The 1 1/16-miles race for fillies and mares 3-year-olds and up as a $175,000 purse and will go off at 6:05 p.m. EST.

  • Local Favorite Champali Headlines Ky. Cup Sprint

    Lloyd Madison Farm's Champali, winner of three straight stakes at Turfway Park earlier this year, returns as the morning-line favorite for Saturday's Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. III). He'll face 11 rivals in the six-furlong race for 3-year-olds. The last of five stakes on the card, the Sprint has a post time of 6:33 p.m. EST.

  • Congaree, favored in short field for Kentucky Cup Classic.

    Congaree 4-5 Choice for Kentucky Cup Classic

    Stonerside Stable's Congaree, an earner of more than $2.7 million and winner last out of the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I), was installed the 4-5 morning line choice for Saturday's Kentucky Cup Classic (gr. II) at Turfway Park.

  • Congaree, assigned 124 pounds for the Kentucky Cup Classic.

    Congaree 124-lb. Highweight for Kentucky Cup Classic

    Stonerside Stable's Congaree has been assigned 124 pounds for Turfway Park's Kentucky Cup Classic (gr. II) to be run Saturday. The nine-time stakes winner and earner of more than $2.7 million has been asked to spot four pounds to his nearest rival, Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) winner Perfect Drift.

  • Turfway Handle Off 12%; Total Purses Down 8%

    A severe winter storm that left much of Kentucky paralyzed earlier this year helped lead to sharp declines in the Turfway Park winter meeting that ended April 3.

  • Turfway Handle Off 12%; Total Purses Down 8%

    A severe winter storm that left much of Kentucky paralyzed earlier this year helped lead to sharp declines in the Turfway Park winter meeting that ended April 3.

  • Lumpkins Sets Turfway Riding Record

    Turfway Park's leading jockey Jason Lumpkins broke Kris Prather's 2001 record of 109 wins during a Winter-Spring Meet on Monday when he collected his 110th victory aboard Denis W. Roberson's Sir Grunt in the fourth race.

  • Flint and Lumpkins Approaching Turfway Records

    Trainer Bernie Flint and Jockey Jason Lumpkins, who currently win at a 43% rate when teaming together, enter the homestretch of Turfway Park's Winter-Spring meet with single-season records in sight.

  • Turfway EHV-1 Cases in Detail

    Equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) has been confirmed as the cause of illness in three Thoroughbreds that were stabled in a training barn at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky. Tuesday's announcement follows treatment and elimination of several EHV-1 outbreaks in Ohio and Pennsylvania since January.

  • Hall of Famer Steve Cauthen, surrounded by bobblehead dolls in his likeness.

    Turfway to Honor Cauthen with Bobblehead

    In honor of the 25th anniversary of his Triple Crown triumph aboard Affirmed, Turfway Park will be giving away commemorative Steve Cauthen bobbleheads to the first 7,000 patrons with paid admission on Lane's End Stakes Day, March 22.

  • Turfway to Honor Cauthen with Bobblehead

    In honor of the 25th anniversary of his Triple Crown triumph aboard Affirmed, Turfway Park will be giving away commemorative Steve Cauthen bobbleheads to the first 7,000 patrons with paid admission on Lane's End Stakes Day, March 22.

  • Turfway Works to Dry Out Saturated Surface

    Turfway Park, which has lost several million dollars in revenue in recent weeks because of multiple live racing cancellations, is "airing out" its racing surface in the hope the worst of the winter weather is a memory.

  • Multiple Stakes Winners Meet in Battalgia Memorial

    Three-time stakes winners Champali and Grey Comet are scheduled to meet for the first time in the $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes for 3-year-olds March 1 at Turfway Park. The Battaglia is the final local prep for the $500,000 Lane's End Stakes March 22 at the Kentucky track.

  • Turfway Cancels for the Ninth Straight Day

    Mother Nature continued to show no mercy to Turfway Park on Sunday, dumping another three inches on snow in the Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky area and forcing the track to cancel for the ninth straight day and 11th overall.

  • Turfway Park Loses Seventh Consecutive Program

    Turfway Park canceled its seventh straight racing program Feb. 21, and the forecast for the weekend indicated the weather may continue to be unkind to the Northern Kentucky racetrack. Meanwhile, the track said it plans to add Monday racing in March to make up for lost days.

  • Turfway Park Loses Fifth Consecutive Program

    Winter weather and the lingering effects of an ice storm in Kentucky forced Turfway Park to cancel its fifth consecutive program Feb. 19. Overall, the Northern Kentucky track has lost seven programs since Jan. 1.

  • Laurel Cancels Cards Saturday, Sunday

    Because of the snow in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. areas the Maryland Jockey Club has canceled live racing at Laurel Park Saturday and Sunday. Severe winter weather also forced Turfway Park to cancel its live racing Saturday, the third consecutive day the track has been closed.

  • At Turfway, Bets Close When First Horse Enters Gate

    Turfway Park, which began implementing measures designed to improve wagering security and increase customer confidence in mid-November, will adopt new wagering policies beginning Dec. 1, opening day of its holiday meet.

  • Turfway Handle Flat On-Track; Total Decreases

    Turfway Park concluded its 2002 fall meet the evening of Oct. 3 with litle change in total on-track handle compared with the 2002 meet. Total handle fell 5% because of a decrease in out-of-state wagering.

  • Oaklawn and Turfway Increasing Purses

    Good weather and higher handles are driving up purses at Oaklawn Park and Turfway Park. Oaklawn will increase purses by $1,000 per race starting Saturday, while Turfway Park will increase purses 7% beginning with Friday's card. Both purse increases exclude stakes races.

  • Lane's End Spiral Purse Cut to Protect Overnights

    In order to protect overnight purses, Turfway Park has reduced the purse for the grade II Lane's End Spiral Stakes to $500,000. In recent years, the Spiral, a 1 1/8-mile event for 3-year-olds on the Triple Crown trail, has gone for $600,000.

  • Warm, Rainy Weather Leads to Second Turfway Cancellation

    Warm temperatures that caused rapid thawing of the frozen track Wednesday coupled with rain Thursday led Turfway Park to cancel racing Thursday night. The cancellation is the second in a row and second of the year for the northern Kentucky oval.

  • Turfway Stakes Kicks Off 'Winter' Season

    A full field of 12 is scheduled to compete in Saturday's Holiday Inaugural Stakes, the first stakes event of the "winter" season in Kentucky. Turfway kicked off its Holiday Meet Nov. 25, and will race straight through to early April.

  • Spain, shown here winning the 2000 Breeders' Cup Distaff, finished third in this year's Turfway Breeders' Cup.

    Breeders' Cup Distaff Preview, Sept. 25

    The major players for the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) remained on the sidelines over the past weekend, waiting for the Overbrook Spinster Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland and the Beldame Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park the first weekend of October. However, a couple of horses looking to have an impact at the World Thoroughbred Championships on Oct. 27 were in action at Belmont and at Turfway Park.

  • Snow Ridge Edges City Zip in Kentucky Cup Sprint

    Overbrook Farm's D. Wayne Lukas trainee Snow Ridge led through the opening half-mile, fell a half-length behind City Zip in the stretch, then came back on that rival to win Saturday's $147,500 Kentucky Cup Sprint Stakes (gr. II) at Turfway Park.

  • Guided Tour, left, noses out Balto Star to win the Kentucky Cup Classic.

    Guided Tour Earns Third Straight Win in Kentucky Cup Classic

    Morton Fink's Guided Tour earned his third straight grade II win by outlasting Balto Star in a stretch duel to win the $400,000 Kentucky Cup Classic by a neck Saturday at Turfway Park as a pair of geldings filled the top two finishing positions.

  • Trip Upsets Turfway Breeders' Cup Stakes

    Claiborne Farm's homebred Trip earned her second career graded stakes win, upsetting the field to win the $200,000 Turfway Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. III) Saturday at Turfway Park. Under Craig Perret, the 4-year-old filly completed the 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.47 on a fast track in winning by three lengths.

  • Repent Gives Louis Quatorze First Stakes Winner

    Select Stable's Repent returned from a nose-length maiden win Sept. 7 at Turfway Park to win the track's $100,000 Kentucky Cup Juvenile Stakes (gr. III) Saturday, giving Preakness (gr. I) winner Louis Quatorze his first stakes winner as a sire.

  • Whoa! Two-Year-Olds Start Early in Kentucky

    For the first time in recent memory -- maybe for the first time ever -- Turfway has scheduled a 2-year-old race at the tail end of its winter-spring meet. The two-furlong, $29,400 event has lured a field of 10: six fillies, three colts, and a gelding. It's carded as the first race.

  • Balto Star crosses the finish line after his runaway victory in the Turfway Spiral Stakes.

    Turfway Park Racing Report: Balto Star Shines Bright

    In the days, hours, and even minutes leading up to the March 24 Spiral Stakes (gr. II), there wasn't a clear-cut favorite -- much less a star -- among the nine 3-year-olds going to the starting gate. Six of the nine starters were between 3-1 and 6-1 in the wagering. But all that changed at 4:42 p.m. EST as a star did emerge coming down Turfway Park's stretch. His name: Balto Star. And the strapping dark bay gelding, in an effortless performance, ran off from his foes to a surprising 12 3/4-length romp in the 1 1/8-mile Kentucky Derby (gr. I) prep.