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KENTUCKY DOWNS ’24 STAKES

Edited Kentucky Downs Staff Release — Headed by the renamed $2.5 million Nashville Derby (Grade 3) on Aug. 31, Kentucky Downs will stage six races worth

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KEENELAND BARN NOTES

Edited Keeneland Staff Release — EverestRacing’s Lindy (FR) had her dress rehearsal last month at Kentucky Downs, and now she is ready to jump back into the

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SATURDAY’S TURF FESTIVUS

By Tim Wilkin and Jennie Rees –Saturday’s seventh running of the Grade 2, $1 million The Exacta Systems Franklin-Simpson Stakes at the FanDuel Meet at

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ANGLOPHILE TAKES DERBY

By Jennie Rees, Kentucky Downs Publicity — Jockey Declan Cannon earned his first $1 million victory as LGF Racing LLC’s Anglophile held off odds-on favorite

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EUROS SCORE IN $2M MINT

By Tim Wilkin — Jockey Jamie Spencer had been to Kentucky Downs before Saturday.  The 43-year-old Irishman has been a champion rider in England and

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KY DOWNS OPENS THURSDAY

Edited Kentucky Downs Staff Release — Tyler Gaffalione won’t be spending much time on the ground in the upcoming days. He’ll be flying back and

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KY DOWNS STAKES SCHEDULE

Edited KY Downs Release, Monday, Aug. 28, 2023 — The first stakes offering a $2 million purse in Kentucky Downs history is all set as

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KY DOWNS: 11 $1M+ STAKES

Edited Kentucky Downs Release — Kentucky Downs’ Grade 2 Kentucky Turf Cup will be worth $1.7 million in 2023, with the winner earning more than

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KY DOWNS: 17 STAKES–$14M

FRANKLIN, Ky. — Kentucky Downs’ Grade 3 Mint Million stakes now is the Mint Millions, reflecting its dramatic growth to become the first $2 million race

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – FEB 19

The most interesting race on today’s program is a maiden allowances for three year-old going a distance of ground on the Tampa turf and the

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AQUEDUCT BARN NOTES

Edited NYRA Press Staff Release – Twin Creeks Racing Stables’ graded stakes-winning homebred Law Professor is listed as the 5-2 morning line favorite in Saturday’s $150,000 Queens

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GULFSTREAM STAKES NOTES

Edited Gulfstream Staff Release — Lael Stables’ Navy Goat overcame a slow pace by saving ground and employing a strong late kick to capture the

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NYRA BARN NOTES

Edited NYRA Release – Andrew Rosen’s British homebred Skims earned a breakthrough victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Sands Point at Belmont at the Big A, turning the

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MAKING WAR IN JOE HIRSCH

Edited NYRA Staff Release – For the past two seasons, George Krikorian’s War Like Goddess has displayed superiority amongst her staying female counterparts at graded

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