Casse’s Uncaptured tops Spiral Stakes; McPeek’s Pure Fun big fav in Bourbonette

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  Entries for the $550,000 Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (G3) at Turfway Park this Saturday were drawn Wednesday at the home of the race’s title sponsor. The draw brought no surprises, with all reported probables entering.   Oddsmaker Mike …

List of hopefuls narrows for Saturday’s $500,000 Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park

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  At last count, the list of hopefuls for Saturday’s $550,000 Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (G3) at Turfway Park stood at 16. With Kentucky Derby qualifying points on the line, the 12 starters will be determined by earnings in …

Turfway to honor ‘wrangler’ Steve Peterman

Turfway Park will honor Steve Peterman after the first race on Friday, March 15, in recognition of his successful capture of the runaway Thoroughbred Joseph the Catfish on March 2.   The 3-year-old colt was making his first career start …

Turfway Park’s $550,000 Horseshoe Casino Spiral Stakes closes with 130 nominations

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The 42nd running of the $550,000 Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park closed Saturday with 130 nominations representing top trainers and owners across the continent. The Grade III race, scheduled for March 23 over Turfway’s Polytrack, is a …

Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Association names officers, focused on rebuilding interest

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  Energized by the plans of the Keeneland Association to establish a new pari-mutel racetrack in Kentucky that would be expressly for American Quarter Horse racing, representatives of the Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Association (KyQHRA) met on March 2 at …

Albin Jiminez navigates 13-1 General Election to victory in Turfway Park’s John Battaglia

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  Jockey Albin Jimenez guided General Election past a melee at the start and avoided trouble in the stretch to bring the 3-year-old colt home a 13-1 winner in the $75,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Saturday at Turfway Park.   …

Well-matched dozen to take the field in Saturday’s John Battaglia Memorial Stakes

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A dozen 3-year-olds signed up for the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway Park Saturday, the final local step on the road to the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (G3) on March 23.   Only a few of the Battaglia’s …

Keeneland catalogues 137 horses for 2013 April Two-Year-Old in Training Sale

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Keeneland has cataloged 137 juveniles for its 2013 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, to be held Monday, April 8, at 4 p.m. ET. A Preview Show is scheduled for Thursday, April 4, beginning at 10:30 a.m.   The interactive April …

Champion Stallion Point Given relocated
to Calumet Farm for 2013 breeding season

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Three Chimneys Farm announced today that Point Given, the 2001 Horse of the Year, will be relocated to Brad Kelley’s recently acquired Calumet Farm for the 2013 breeding season. The son of Thunder Gulch has resided at Three Chimneys since …

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati named title sponsor of Turfway Park’s Spiral Stakes

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Horseshoe Cincinnati, a $400 million full-service casino that will open in downtown Cincinnati next month, will be the title sponsor of the 42nd running of the Spiral Stakes held at sister-property Turfway Park on March 23. The Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati …