Local runner poised for success in Runhappy Turf Sprint

With a $700,000 purse and a “Win and You’re In” berth to the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) on the line, Saturday’s Runhappy Turf Sprint Stakes (G3) at Kentucky Downs has attracted a top-notch field of turf sprinters.

Former claimer could challenge for victory in Dueling Grounds Derby

On Saturday trainer Mike Maker’s skills will be put to the test when Temple contests the $600,000 Dueling Grounds Derby at Kentucky Downs.

Two horses to key in the 2019 Kentucky Turf Cup

Arklow has lost six straight races since he prevailed in the 2018 edition of the $1 million Kentucky Turf Cup (G3) at Kentucky Downs, but the son of Arch should relish the return to Southern Kentucky to defend his title.

2018 Year in Review: Horse Racing’s Top 5 Biggest Upsets

Knicks Go winning the Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) - Keeneland Photo Although 2018 was generally a very productive year for racing’s established stars, that doesn’t mean the season went by without any memorable (and occasionally monumental) upsets. Some upsets featured high-priced winners, while others featured favorites that were defeated at very short prices. Comparing and ranking them is tricky, but after going back through the year’s results, here’s my opinion on five of the biggest racing upsets [...]