Trainer Mike Maker gets career win 2,000 at Turfway Park Thursday with a horse owned by the Ramseys

Trainer Mike Maker scored his 2,000th career victory Thursday, as Tomahawk Kitten scored his first, cruising home a 4 1/4-length winner in the first race at Turfway Park. Maker (file photo) Fittingly, Tomahawk Kitten was bred and is owned by Maker’s longtime clients Ken and Sarah Ramsey. The 2-year-old colt sat off the pace down the backstretch of the one-mile maiden claiming race, swept five wide...

Kentucky-bred Wise Dan repeats Horse of the Year honor with a nearly perfect 2013 season

Wise Dan with Jockey Jose Lezcano up, wins the 2012 Shadwell Turf Mile for trainer Charles Lopresti and owner Morton Fink at the 2012 Keeneland fall meet. Photos by Z   Wise Dan, a winner of six major stakes races in the United States and Canada last year, was named the 2013 Horse of the Year Saturday evening at the 43rd Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The...