Kentucky Cup Day

Images from WinStar Kentucky Cup Day, September 24, 2011.

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Kentucky Cup Day is back at Turfway Park, courtesy of WinStar Farm.

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Charming Vixen broke her maiden in the Tiznow Kentucky Cup Juvenile Fillies under Calvin Borel.

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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.

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The paddock is the place to be.

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Hansen delivered the 'WOW' performance of the day. Going straight to the front in the Bluegrass Cat Kentucky Cup Juvenile,

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and winning by an impressive 13 1/4 lengths.

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Pat Day (right) presented the trophies to the Hansen team, including owner/breeder Kendall Hansen, trainer Mike Maker, and jockey Victor Lebron.

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Matthewsburg came flying late to capture the Speightstown Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. III).

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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.

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Avery Johnson, New Jersey Nets Coach, enjoyed a day at the races.

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La Gran Bailadora showed once again how she loves Turfway Park, closing fast to win the Distorted Humor Kentucky Cup Distaff (gr. III).

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Nothing but smiles in the Winner's Circle, jockey Corey Lanerie, presenter Elliott Walden, and trainer Mike Maker.

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Trainer Mike Maker, who won 5 races, was in demand on WinStar Kentucky Cup Day.

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Off in the WinStar Kentucky Cup (gr. II).

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At the finish it was Future Prospect who took the prize over General Quarters.

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To the delight of owner/trainer Dodson Skaggs, who had only been waiting 42 years for a graded stakes winner.

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Future Prospect and Edgar Prado move into the Winner's Circle.

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Kenny Troutt presents the WinStar Kentucky Cup trophies to owner/trainer Dodson Skaggs and jockey Edgar Prado.

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WinStar Kentucky Cup Winner Future Prospect

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