View 2016-17 Media Guide (PDF, 486KB; updated April 2017)
Stakes (active, retired, on hiatus)
Jockey stats & notable accomplishments
Trainer stats & notable accomplishments
Archived & active track records
Turfway Park milestones
The PDF is updated after each meet, mostly recently after the 2017 Winter/Spring Meet. For current results, visit the Stakes History and Track Record pages.
27-1 Luckyallmylife upsets Holiday Inaugural
FLORENCE, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2017) – Veteran jockey Perry Ouzts and Northern Ohio shipper Luckyallmylife upset the 32nd running of the $50,000 black type Holiday Inaugural Stakes at Turfway Park Friday, flying late to score at 27-1. She was 1 1/2 lengths better than fellow closer Miner’s Cat, with Marquee Cal Gal another half-length back in third after battling on the lead with Seeknthegiantpearl into deep stretch. Read more.
Photo: Coady Photography (Click to enlarge)
Trainer Mike Maker Scores Career Win 2,000
FLORENCE, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2017) – Trainer Mike Maker scored his 2,000th career victory Thursday, Nov. 30, as Tomahawk Kitten scored his first, cruising home a 4 1/4-length winner in the first race at Turfway Park. Fittingly, Tomahawk Kitten was bred and is owned by Maker’s longtime clients Ken and Sarah Ramsey. Read more.
Photo: Assistant John Lynde (right) accepts recognition for trainer Mike Maker's 2,000th career win. (Coady Photography) Click to enlarge.
Marquee Cal Gal Heads Full Holiday Inaugural Field
FLORENCE, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2017) – Denied the win in last year’s Holiday Inaugural Stakes by her full sister Marquee Miss, Marquee Cal Gal returns to Turfway Park Friday, Dec. 1, to contest the $50,000 black type race again. She will face a full gate of rivals in the 32nd running of the six-furlong race for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up. Read more.
Photo: Marquee Miss (10) edges full sister Marquee Cal Gal in 2016 Holiday Inaugural. (Coady Photography) Click to enlarge.
Turfway Park Announces Changes to Stakes Schedule
FLORENCE, Ky. (Aug. 29, 2017) – Turfway Park will open its 59th season Nov. 29 with upgrades to its most important day of racing as well as modifications to its stakes schedule, General Manager Daniel “Chip” Bach announced today.
One significant change is the resurrection of the Kentucky Cup Classic, to be run on the Spiral Stakes (G3) undercard. Last run in 2011 as a Grade 2 race, the Kentucky Cup Classic trophy has gone to such standouts as dual classic winners Tabasco Cat, Silver Charm and Thunder Gulch, Dubai World Cup winner Roses in May and Grade 1 winners Perfect Drift and Hard Spun. Read more.