THOROUGHBRED CHARITIES OF AMERICA LAUNCHES PLEDGE CAMPAIGN AT KENTUCKY DOWNS

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Horsemen will have the opportunity to pledge a percentage of their total earnings to Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) during the September race meet at Kentucky Downs. The pledge drive, called Horsemen Giving Back will begin on Saturday, September 5, opening day at the […]

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Fasig-Tipton to Sponsor Pair of $300,000 Stakes September 19th at Kentucky Downs

FRANKLIN, KY – September 4, 2015 – Fasig-Tipton, America’s oldest Thoroughbred auction company, has signed on to be title sponsor of two $300,000 distaff turf stakes to be presented Saturday, September 19 as part of “Fasig-Tipton Ladies Day” at Kentucky Downs. The $300,000 Fasig-Tipton Ladies Turf, formerly […]

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Kentucky Downs’ 24th Season of Live Racing Kicks off Saturday

FRANKLIN, KY (SEPTEMBER 3, 2015) — The 24th season of live racing at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, KY, will kick off Saturday with a 10-race card contested over North America’s only European-style turf course. Opening day will feature 113 entries and purses (boosted by KTDF Funds) totaling […]

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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 the $300,000 Encore Juvenile Fillies at Kentucky Downs. The race will be contested on opening day – Saturday September 5 – at the Franklin, Kentucky all-turf Thoroughbred […]

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Calumet Farm to Sponsor $300,000 Juvenile Stakes at Kentucky Downs

FRANKLIN, KY (AUGUST 31, 2015) – Historic Calumet Farm, established in 1924 in Lexington, KY, has signed on to be title sponsor of Kentucky Downs’ premier stakes event for 2-year-olds. The $300,000 Calumet Farm Juvenile, formerly the Kentucky Downs Juvenile, will be contested on Opening Day, Saturday, […]

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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) – Kentucky Downs is preparing for its boutique five-day all turf racing season which gets underway on Saturday, September 5. Lucrative rewards are in store, and not […]

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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 available. Kentucky Downs to Offer Additional Seating Options All Turf Racing Meet Commences on September 5, 2015 The track will open on Saturday, September 5 and will […]

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Kentucky Downs Sets Handle Record

July 7, 2015 Kentucky Downs Sets Handle Record Franklin, KY (July 7, 2015) – Kentucky Downs recorded $8,425,830 in pari-mutuel handle on historical horse racing from June 29 to July 5, to set an all-time weekly record, besting the old mark of $8,332,610, set Feb. 24 to […]

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