View 2017-18 Media Guide (PDF, 1.73MB; updated January 6, 2018)
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 Holiday Meet. For current results, visit the Stakes History and Track Record pages.
BLENDED CITIZEN STEPS TOWARD KENTUCKY DERBY WITH JEFF RUBY STEAKS WIN
Just more than two lengths covered the top three finishers in a thrilling renewal of the $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) at Turfway Park Saturday, with Blended Citizen hitting the wire a neck in front to earn 20 points toward a spot in the Kentucky Derby gate. . . . Read more.
GO NONI GO EARNS KENTUCKY OAKS POINTS WITH DRF BETS BOURBONETTE OAKS SUCCESS
Trainer Mike Maker earned his second straight stakes win on the Jeff Ruby Steaks undercard when Three Diamonds Farm’s Go Noni Go took the DRF Bets Bourbonette Oaks (G3) by two lengths over In the Mood. . . . Read more.
Photos: Coady Photography. Click to enlarge.
SKY FLOWER, ALTERNATIVE ROUTE AND CAMELOT KITTEN SCORE IN UNDERCARD STAKES
FLORENCE, Ky. (March 17, 2018) – Sky Flower was rambunctious enough in the post parade to drop her jockey but the 4-year-old filly was all business when it counted, taking the $75,000 Latonia Stakes at Turfway Park Saturday to earn her first stakes trophy. . . . Read more.
Jockey Mitchell Murrill paid heed to earlier races on the Jeff Ruby Steaks card and guided Alternative Route to a 1 3/4-length win in the $75,000 Rushaway Stakes. . . . Read more.
Camelot Kitten added another trophy to the collection of owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey when he took the $100,000 Kentucky Cup Classic by half a length over pacesetter Chip Leader. . . .Read more.
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Photos: Coady Photography. Click to enlarge.
BACKED BY JEFF RUBY, TURFWAY’S DERBY PREP PARTY STEPS UP
FLORENCE, Ky., (March 8, 2018) – The first year of Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment’s sponsorship adds high shine to the 47th renewal of Turfway Park’s annual Kentucky Derby prep race. With the $200,000 Grade 3 Jeff Ruby Steaks as its centerpiece—the name a play on Thoroughbred racing’s “stakes” designation for top level races—this year’s event is Saturday, March 17. Read more.
JOCKEY PERRY OUZTS RIDES 50,000TH CAREER RACE
FLORENCE, Ky. (March 3, 2018) – Ageless jockey Perry Ouzts rode the 50,000th race of his long career Saturday when he hustled Need the Wall out of the gate in the third race at Turfway Park. . . .“It would have been a lot more dramatic if I’d won it,” said Ouzts, who brought the 3-year-old filly from last along the rail to get up for second. Read more.
Photo: Fellow riders, fans and Turfway team members join Perry in the winner's circle to mark the milestone mount. Click to enlarge. Coady Photography
MAGICALMEISTER STUNS BATTAGLIA MEMORIAL FIELD AT 39-1
FLORENCE, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2018) – Magicalmeister bided his time early and powered home late at Turfway Park Friday to upset the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes (listed) at odds of 39-1. Sky Promise was a hard-charging runner-up, beaten a diminishing half-length after closing from last in the field of 11. Arawak, the 2-1 favorite, was third, 2 1/4 lengths further back. Read more.
Photo: John McKee and Magicalmeister (8) power to the lead. Coady Photography. Click to enlarge.
RETIRED NAVY NURSE TINA CHAMBERLIN NOTCHES FIRST CAREER TRAINING WIN
FLORENCE, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2018) – A lifelong dream came true for retired Navy nurse Tina Chamberlin Thursday, Feb. 15, when Fairway Lane prevailed in the fourth race at Turfway Park to give the trainer her first career win. Read more.
Photo: Tina and Todd Chamberlin. Provided photo.
STORIES, SPECIAL GUESTS, STAKES HIGHLIGHT LATONIA DAYS
FLORENCE, Ky. (Fe. 13, 2018) – Turfway Park will celebrate its long and colorful history Feb. 23 and 24 with Latonia Days, two days of storytelling, special guests, memorabilia displays, films and photos. The event supports the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, which assists riders who sustain catastrophic on-track injuries. Read more.
SANDYS SCORE FIRST STAKES WIN WITH IN THE MOOD IN 'TROPHY
FLORENCE, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2018) – In the Mood wasn’t in the mood early in the $50,000 Cincinnati Trophy Stakes at Turfway Park Friday, but she made up for it late, gobbling up ground to catch Streetlady by a head at the wire. The win was the first stakes victory for the filly as well as for her owners Stephen and Brenda Sandy and for Stephen Sandy as trainer. Read more.
Photo: In the Mood (11) flew late to catch Streetlady at the wire. Coady Photography.