McPeek, Hernandez get bookend stakes wins on Jeff Ruby card

Videos from Saturday’s Jeff Ruby Steaks Day stakes at Turfway Park

B-roll of Tiz the Bomb, interviews with jockey Brian Hernandez and trainer Kenny McPeek.
Rafael Bejarano after winning $250,000 Bourbonette Oaks on 52-1 Candy Raid
Mike Maker after 19-1 King Cause takes the $250,000 Kentucky Cup Classic
Jockey Joe Bravo after Kitodan becomes trainer Mike Maker’s latest claim to win a stakes in $200,000 Rushaway
Brian Hernandez and Kenny McPeek started the stakes with Crazy Beautiful’s $200,000 Latonia win and ended it with Tiz the Bomb.

Jennie Rees is a communications and advocacy specialist in the horse industry who spent 32 years covering horse racing for The (Louisville) Courier-Journal before taking a corporate buyout. In addition to handling communications for the Kentucky HBPA, Rees is Kentucky Downs’ publicity director, manages in-season racing publicity for Ellis Park and serves as a consultant to the National HBPA. Other projects include the Preakness Stakes, Indiana Grand’s Indiana Derby Week and work for various HBPA affiliates and horsemen’s associations.