Churchill Downs buying Turfway Park; racing to go on as scheduled at Northern KY track

A Churchill Downs Inc. press release: LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 3, 2019) – Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary NKYRG, LLC (“NKYRG”), it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky from Jack Ohio LLC, an affiliate of JACK Entertainment LLC (“JACK”) and Hard Rock International for […] Continue Reading

Turfway: Iva captures Cincinnati Trophy

Turfway Park recap: Feb. 1, 2019 (FLORENCE, Ky.) –  All Iva needed was room to run, and when jockey Julio Garcia found it for her, the filly dug deep through the stretch to score by 1 ¼ lengths in Friday’s $50,000 Cincinnati Trophy Stakes at Turfway Park. Workaholic was second, half a length ahead of Malibu Party in third. Final […] Continue Reading

Midnight Pleasure takes Forego in four-horse photo

Turfway Park press release (Coady Photography photo) Jan. 18, 2019 (FLORENCE, Ky.) – Midnight Pleasure charged from last to first in the $50,000 Forego Stakes Friday at Turfway Park, gobbling up the last half-furlong to win by a neck in a four-way rush to the wire. Mr Ashley, off at 67-1, was second, a nose better than third-place Torazo, who […] Continue Reading

Turfway Park: Goldberry takes Holiday Inaugural

(Photo: Goldberry takes Turfway Park’s Holiday Inaugural under Rogelio Mirando. Coady Photography) November 30, 2018 (FLORENCE, Ky.) – Karen Schaeffer’s Goldberry earned her first black type win Friday, taking the $50,000 Holiday Inaugural Stakes at Turfway Park by 1 ¼ lengths over Natural Wonder. Dreamin was another length back in third in the six-furlong race for fillies and mares 3-years-old […] Continue Reading