Princess Grace takes $750K Calumet Bourbon Ladies Turf

  By Paul Rolfes, for Kentucky Downs FRANKLIN, Ky., (Saturday, Sept. 11) – Even-money favorite Princess Grace gave her backers in The Calumet Bourbon Ladies Turf a small shock when she broke dead last in the field of nine fillies and mares in the $750,000 Grade 3 race at Kentucky Downs. Asked if he was … Continued

Keeneland Mint Ladies Sprint: In Good Spirits draws in, draws off

By Mike Kane, for Kentucky Downs FRANKLIN, Ky. (Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021) – Timing is everything in sports and life as In Good Spirits proved again Saturday in her victory in the $600,000 Grade 3 Keeneland Mint Ladies Sprint at Kentucky Downs. Bal Mar Equine’s 4-year-old Ghostzapper filly drew into the race when She’s So … Continued

$1M FanDuel Turf Sprint goes to Gear Jockey

FRANKLIN, Ky. (Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021) — A horse trained by Rusty Arnold earned a free roll in the $1 million, Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint for the second time in three years as Calumet Farm’s Gear Jockey wore down front-running Bombard to take the $1 million FanDuel Turf Sprint by 2 1/2 lengths. … Continued

G2 Calumet Turf Cup: Imperador gives Lobo, Figuieredo 2nd stakes

Story by Mike Kane  FRANKLIN, Ky. (Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021) — Trainer Paulo Lobo wasn’t surprised when the Argentinian-bred Imperador won the G2 $1 million Calumet Turf Cup Saturday at Kentucky Downs. He saw it coming. Lobo had watched the 5-year-old son of Treasure Beach make progress this year and figured he was ready to … Continued

Snapper Sinclair first horse to win three Kentucky Downs stakes

FRANKLIN, Ky. – Using an unusual style, Snapper Sinclair won the second division of the $400,000 TVG Stakes Wednesday to add to his already solid reputation as the ultimate horse for the course at Kentucky Downs. The 6-year-old owned by Bloom Racing led from gate to wire under jockey Julien Leparoux to become the first … Continued