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World class thoroughbred turf racing returns to Kentucky Downs this September!


Race days are September 6, 10, 13, 17 and 24 with the first post at 1:35 pm (CDT).

Admission and parking are free!

Don’t miss out on witnessing the top trainers and jockeys competing for $1,000,000 per day in purses.

Saturday, September 6 (Franklin/Simpson Day)
Family Fun Activities
Stakes Races:
The Dueling Grounds Derby $250,000
The Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies $200,000
The Kentucky Downs Juvenile $200,000
Wednesday, September 10 (Hall of Fame Day)
Hall of Fame Jockey Autograph Signing:
Click on the link for more details

Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge Handicapping Contest
Official Entry Form


Saturday, September 13 (Kentucky Turf Cup Day)
Family Fun Activities
Stakes Races:
The Kentucky Turf Cup (Grade III) $600,000
The Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint $200,000
The Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf $200,000
The More Than Ready Mile $200,000
Wednesday, September 17 (Ladies Day)
  • Benefiting Horses & Hope and Old Friends Farm
  • Ladies Hat Contest
  • Autograph session (12 – 1 p.m.) for fans with Rosie Napravnik – the nation’s leading female jockey. ($10 requested donation to benefit Old Friends Farm).
  • Click on the link for more details

September 24 (Closing Day)

  • Autograph session (12 – 2 p.m.) for fans with Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte, the rider of Triple Crown winner Secretariat. ($10 requested donation to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys’ Fund).
  • Stakes Races:
  • The Kentucky Downs Ladies Marathon $200,000
    The Kentucky Downs Turf Dash $200,000

Meet Ron Turcotte

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