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Jeff Ruby Steaks Undercard: Wolfie’s Dynaghost Cruises Clear In Kentucky Cup Classic

Woodslane Farm’s Wolfie’s Dynaghost remained a perfect 3-for-3 over the synthetic surface with a convincing 2 ¼-length victory Saturday in the $299,600 TwinSpires Kentucky Cup Classic on the Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) undercard at Turfway Park. Ridden by Hall of Famer John Velazquez, Wolfie’s Dynaghost completed 1 1/8 miles in 1:50.09 on the synthetic surface. […]

Road To Kentucky Oaks: Botanical Gate-To-Wire Winner In Bourbonette Oaks

LNJ Foxwoods and Clearsky Farm’s Botanical kept her undefeated streak at Turfway Park intact with a 2½-length victory in Saturday’s $300,000 Bourbonette Oaks. Botanical’s victory in the Bourbonette Oaks also gave her rider Chris Landeros his third stakes victory on the Jeff Ruby Steaks program. Landeros earlier won the $250,000 Rushaway Stakes with Rarified Flair […]

‘We’re On Our Way To The Derby’: Two Phil’s Rolls To Jeff Ruby Steaks Win

Two Phil’s stamped himself a horse to watch at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May with a convincing 5¼-length victory in the $700,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3), the marquee race Saturday at Turfway Park. Owned in partnership by Patricia’s Hope and Phil Sagan, Two Phil’s earned 100 points on the Road to the […]

Leading Standings At Turfway, Apprentice Walter Rodriguez Making Plans To Ride At Keeneland, Churchill

Apprentice rider Walter Rodriguez has been nothing short of dominant throughout Turfway Park’s Winter/Spring Meet tallying 44 victories through 42 days of racing. Now, the El Salvador native not only has his sights on Saturday’s $700,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (Grade 3), but the future beyond his stellar meet at Turfway. Rodriguez confidently rose through the […]

‘He Definitely Belongs With The Top Horses In This Crop’: Two Phil’s Will Try Tapeta Route To Kentucky Derby Starting Gate

Patricia’s Hope LLC and Phillip Sagan’s Two Phil’s has been on the Road to the Kentucky Derby since October and now the talented 3-year-old colt will attempt to etch his name in the “Run for the Roses” starting gate in Saturday’s $700,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (Grade 3) at Turfway Park Racing & Gaming. Trained by […]

Undefeated At Turfway, Botanical Chasing Oaks Points In Saturday’s Bourbonette Oaks

LNJ Foxwoods and Clearsky Farms’ Botanical, the dazzling 6 ½-length winner of the $150,000 Cincinnati Trophy Stakes three weeks ago, headlines a field of 11 3-year-old fillies that entered Saturday’s $300,000 Bourbonette Oaks (Listed) at Turfway Park Racing & Gaming in Florence, Ky. The top 5 finishers in the Bourbonette Oaks will receive points on […]

Three Pick 5s, Four Pick 4s Among Wagering Highlights For Turfway’s Jeff Ruby Steaks Day

Racing fans will be able to feast on stakes and lucrative wagers on Saturday’s Jeff Ruby Steaks Day at Turfway Park as the wagering menu will feature 13 races, six stakes contests, three Pick 5s and four Pick 4s. The spectacular program at Turfway Park will showcase a total of six stakes events headlined by […]

Major Dude Tries Derby Trail In Jeff Ruby Steaks; Two Phil’s, Prep Winner Congruent Among Field Of 12

Spendthrift Farm’s multiple graded stakes winning 3-year-old Major Dude headlines a talented field of 12 colts and geldings that were entered in Saturday’s 52nd running of the $700,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (Grade 3) at Turfway Park Racing & Gaming in Florence, Ky. The Jeff Ruby Steaks, a Road to the Kentucky Derby Championship Series qualifier, […]

Fair Grounds, Turfway To Offer Special All-Stakes ‘Bayou Bluegrass 5’

Fair Grounds and Turfway Park will team next Saturday, March 25, to offer bettors a special 50-cent Pick 5 that features an all-stakes sequence led by the $1 million Louisiana Derby (Grade 2) and $700,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3). Dubbed as the “Bayou Bluegrass 5,” the special Pick 5 wager will have a 50-cent […]