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Horse Racing, Kentucky Downs at The Downey Profile®


Kentucky Downs Special Edition
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2015 Live Racing: September 5, 10, 12, 16, 19
First post 1:35 CDT on Sept. 5, 10, 14 and 12:05 CDT on Sept. 16 and 19. Gates open 10:00

Kentucky Downs offers total purses and KTDF monies of more than $7.5 million
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Kentucky Downs Concludes Successful Meet with More Records
Horses from all over North America, including some of the best marathoners in the nation, pointed to the Kentucky Downs meet for its top-rate purses and high-level competition. More

Four Stakes Cap Kentucky Downs Meet
The 2015 Kentucky Downs meet ended on Sept, 19 with 13 races, including four stakes. Rusty Slipper got up late to win the Glen Hill Farm One Dreamer Stakes; Kiss Moon did the same to take the Fasig-Tipton Ladies Turf Stakes; in the Fasig-Tipton Ladies Marathon Stakes, Modernstone (GB) (right) came flying late to victory at 29-1 odds; and Return to Grace broke loose from a mid-stretch cavalry charge to win the Dueling Grounds Oaks. Full results of every race are here. Photos by Kentucky Downs/Reed Palmer

Old Friends Win Brings Security in Uncertain Times
Gary West reveals how winning the Old Friends Stakes touched the heart of owner-trainer Edward Boerjan and guaranteed Kalamos a retirement home when he needs it most. More

How Dick's Picks Fared 2012-2015
How Gary West's Selections Fared 2013-2015

Kentucky Downs Jockey Statistics 2009-2015
Kentucky Downs Trainer Statistics 2009-2015

How Favorites Fared 2008-2015

Post Position / Early Speed Angles 2010-2015

Geroux, Kalamos Highlight Sept. 16 Card
Day 4 of the Kentucky Downs meet was held Wednesday before a large crowd in picture perfect weather, and the 13-race card went off without a hitch. Highlights of the day included five wins by Florent Geroux, running the jockey's total at the meet to 12; two wins each by Joe Rocco, Jr. (five total), Julien Leparoux (five total) and trainers Mike Maker (five total) and Chris Block (three total); and the 50-1 win by Kalamos of the Old Friend Stakes sponsored by Tribute® Feed for owner-trainer Edward M. Boerjan and jockey Abel Lezcano. All-sources handle was $4,341,858. The day's complete results are here.

Old Friends Headline Wednesday Events
On Wednesday, the Old Friends Stakes Sponsored by Tribute® Equine Nutrition will honor Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY, that cares for more than 150 former racehorses. More

Da Big Hoss Wins Kentucky Downs Turf Cup
Highlights of this great day of racing included trainer Mark Casse's three wins, one of them in the Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint Stakes with Sky Treasure; two wins each by jockeys Drayden Van Dyke, Joe Rocco, Jr. and Jose Lezcano; and two wins by owner John Oxley. Closing Bell won the Dueling Grounds Derby, Sweet Luca took the Kentucky Downs Turf Dash, and Da Big Hoss (right) was victorious in the $600,000 Grade III Kentucky Downs Turf Cup to cap off the 10-race card. Recaps of all the day's races are here.

Kentucky Downs Eclipses Opening Day Handle
All-sources handle on the first day of the Kentucky Downs meet exceeded that of the same day last year by 36%. More

Fasig-Tipton Sponsoring Ladies Turf, Ladies Marathon

Fasig-Tipton, America’s oldest Thoroughbred auction company, has signed on to be title sponsor of two $300,000 distaff turf stakes Sept. 19 as part of “Fasig-Tipton Ladies Day” at Kentucky Downs. More

Horsemen to Give Back in TCA Drive at Kentucky Downs

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) and Kentucky Downs have launched a pledge campaign called Horsemen Giving Back for the meet starting Sept. 5. More

Glen Hill Farm Sponsors Equine Research with One Dreamer Stakes

On a race card organized to promote equine research, Glen Hill Farm will salute one of its top winners -- and a famous Kenucky Downs graduate -- by sponsoring the $150,000 One Dreamer Stakes on Sept. 10 at Kentucky Downs. More

Additional Seating Options New for 2015

This year Kentucky Downs is offering several new premium-seating options: More

Kentucky Downs Hits Weekly Handle Record

Kentucky Downs recorded $8,425,830 in parimutuel handle on historical horse racing from June 29 to July 5, 2015 to set an all-time weekly record. More

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Kentucky Downs Meet Ends with More Milestones Met
Kentucky Downs concluded its five-day September meet after running 50 races in what was, for the most part, beautiful fall weather. Record numbers were established once again. More

Suntracer Returns Turf Cup Title to Team Block

Suntracer broke through with a brilliant performance in the Grade III Kentucky Turf Cup, easily holding off a late challenge from Pyrite Mountain and handing Team Block the winner's trophy for the second time in three years. More

Kentucky Downs Sets Handle Record

On the second Saturday of its five-day meet, Kentucky Downs had its best day to date in all-sources handle. Over $1.6 million was offered in purses, including four stakes races worth $1.2 million. More





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