Santangelo Scores First Career Training Win
UK student Brett Santangelo, 22, scored his first career training victory Sunday when Charnocks drew in off the also-eligible list and won the third race at Turfway Park.
A native of Hershey, Pennsylvania, Santangelo began his career in racing by working for a track veterinarian at Penn National while still in high school. He moved to Kentucky to attend the University of Kentucky and is currently working toward a degree in Equine Science. Read more.
Winner, Owner, Trainer Notch First Career Stakes in Forego
Trainer Marshall Godsey and owner Chester Thomas, who campaigns as Allied Racing Stable LLC, each celebrated the first stakes win of his career when Dingdingdingding upset the Forego Stakes at Turfway Park Saturday. The win also earned Dingdingdingding his first stakes trophy. Read more.
Dingdingdingding's owner, Chester Thomas (blue jacket) and trainer Marshall Godsey (green jacket) accept the Forego trophy from Mary Troilo. Photo: Coady Photography
Serene Melody Gets First Stakes Win in Turfway’s Wintergreen
FLORENCE, Ky. (Jan. 2, 2016) – Serene Melody got a perfect trip under jockey Sophie Doyle to win the 34th running of the $50,000 Wintergreen Stakes at Turfway Park Saturday, drawing off to win by 2-1/2 lengths over the late-charging City of Trix. Read more.
Serene Melody sat off the pace in the early going and took over easily into the final turn of the Wintergreen Stakes. Photo: Coady Photography.
Eight Stakes Highlight Turfway Park Winter/Spring Meet
FLORENCE, Ky. (Dec. 28, 2015) – Turfway Park’s 48th winter/spring Thoroughbred race meet opens Jan. 1, with eight stakes races highlighting the 46-day schedule. The meet runs through April 3. Read more.
Jimenez, Maker, Willowbrook-Carden Partnership Top Turfway Standings
FLORENCE, Ky. (Jan. 2, 2016) – Turfway Park closed out its 2015 holiday race meet Dec. 31 with repeats in the leading rider and leading trainer categories and a first-time leading owner. Read more.