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Kentucky Downs enhances its record purses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2016 $7.8 million for 5 days reflects $600,000 boost to overnight, stakes races FRANKLIN, KY — Enhancing ...
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Truly Da Big Hoss: Kentucky Turf Cup winner looking for big 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2016 Jockey Florent Geroux believes that Da Big Hoss, winner of last September’s $600,000 Kentucky Turf ...
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Kentucky Downs Welcomes Jennie Rees as Director of Publicity

FRANKLIN, KY (February 24, 2016) – Kentucky Downs is pleased to announce the addition of five-time Eclipse Award winning writer Jennie ...
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Old Friends at Kentucky Downs Welcomes New Retirees

Download this article FRANKLIN, KY (December 4, 2015) – Kentucky Downs welcomed two new retirees to the Old Friends at Kentucky ...
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Kentucky Downs Runners Look to Impact 2015 Breeders’ Cup Results

FRANKLIN, KY (October 23, 2015) – After turning in impressive performances at Kentucky Downs in September, a number of quality ...
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KENTUCKY DOWNS RE-ACCREDITED BY NTRA SAFETY & INTEGRITY ALLIANCE

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Monday, October 19, 2015) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Kentucky Downs in Franklin, ...
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Racing and Gaming Executive Ted Nicholson Named New Vice President of Kentucky Downs

FRANKLIN, KY (October 5, 2015) - Kentucky Downs has named Ted Nicholson Vice President. Nicholson had been consulting with the ...
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Kentucky Downs’ 2015 Final Figures Show Across the Board Increases

FRANKLIN, KY (October 1, 2015) – Kentucky Downs ended its 2015 racing season with record numbers in every significant category, ...
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Kentucky Downs closes its 2015 season with record numbers

FRANKLIN, KY (SEPTEMBER 19) – The final day of live racing at Kentucky Downs supported a worthy cause and added ...
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LONG SHOT KALAMOS CAPTURES THE $150,000 OLD FRIENDS STAKES; GEROUX ADDS ANOTHER FIVE TO HIS WIN TOTAL

FRANKLIN, KY (SEPTEMBER 16, 2015) – Kentucky Downs paid tribute to Thoroughbred aftercare today by hosting “Old Friends Day”, a ...
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Old Friends Day at Kentucky Downs highlighted by the inaugural running of the $150,000 Old Friends Stakes sponsored by Tribute Equine Nutrition

FRANKLIN, KY (SEPTEMBER 15, 2015) - On Wednesday, September 16 Kentucky Downs is proud to host the inaugural running of ...
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The inaugural running of the $150,000 Old Friends Stakes

GEORGETOWN, KY - SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 - The inaugural running of the $150,000 Old Friends Stakes will take place on ...
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Da Big Hoss takes the $300,000 Grade 3 Kentucky Turf Cup

FRANKLIN, KY (SEPTEMBER 14, 2015) It was Da Big Hoss for the big win at Kentucky Downs today as the ...
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Kentucky Downs moves Saturday’s card to Monday

We appreciate the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission authorizing us to make this transition to Monday. We are also grateful to ...
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Kentucky Downs canceled the final eight races on its 10-race program Thursday

FRANKLIN, Ky. (September 10, 2015) — Because of heavy overnight rains that left its turf course officially “yielding,” Kentucky Downs ...
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Kentucky Downs – A Pastoral and Primal Experience

FINISH LINE GUEST COMMENTARY By Neal Benoit REPRINTED ARTICLE from September 22, 2014. LIVE Racing in 2015 on September 5, 10, 12, ...
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Geroux Captures Five on Opening Day at Kentucky Downs

FRANKLIN, KY (SEPTEMBER 5, 2015) -- Hot temperatures, world-class turf racing and a fair-like atmosphere characterized Franklin-Simpson Day at Kentucky ...
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THOROUGHBRED CHARITIES OF AMERICA LAUNCHES PLEDGE CAMPAIGN AT KENTUCKY DOWNS

Kentucky Downs is pleased to be able to assist TCA with its fundraising efforts. We are committed to giving back ...
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Fasig-Tipton to Sponsor Pair of $300,000 Stakes September 19th at Kentucky Downs

Quality races like the Ladies Turf and Ladies Marathon will attract top fillies and mares to Kentucky Downs. The timing ...
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Kentucky Downs’ 24th Season of Live Racing Kicks off Saturday

This is Thoroughbred racing at its highest level, with world class horses and internationally recognized jockeys and trainers. I’m sure ...
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Encore RBG to Sponsor $300,000 Juvenile Fillies This Saturday at Kentucky Downs

FRANKLIN, KY (SEPTEMBER 3, 2015) – Encore Racing Based Games (RBG) has signed on as the new title sponsor of ...
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Calumet Farm to Sponsor $300,000 Juvenile Stakes at Kentucky Downs

It is an honor to have Calumet involved in our live season with its sponsorship of this important stakes... Calumet ...
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Kentucky Downs to Host Eighth Annual Turf Handicapping Challenge on Saturday, September 12th

One Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge & Two DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship seats up for grabs Franklin, KY (August 21, 2015) ...
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Kentucky Downs to Offer Additional Seating Options

FRANKLIN, KY (AUGUST 11, 2015) – Tickets for September’s live, all-turf meet at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, KY are now ...
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