Kentucky Downs enjoys another big year

KENTUCKY DOWNS ENJOYS ANOTHER “BIG” YEAR As we prepare to close the books on 2018, it is only fitting we shine a little light on the spectacular things that happened at that “country” race track that sits just across the state line. When traveling up I-65 north headed...

The Downs draws from Del Mar

THE DOWNS DRAWS FROM DEL MAR For those that wondered about the drawing power of that obtuse oval that sits on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line, you can get your answer right here. Recent times have brought folks from all across the country for the so-called fastest...

Kentucky Downs enjoys big Finish

Kentucky Downs enjoyed a record setting meet in their recently completed five day foray. The average paid in purses to the winning horsemen was just over a whopping $1.7 million per race day. That is the highest total per day in the nation. The total paid out during...

Kentucky Downs enjoys some French flavor

KENTUCKY DOWNS ENJOYS SOME FRENCH FLAVOR The biggest racing day of the 2016 meet at Kentucky Downs had a distinctive French flavor about it. It was not because of the fries being served at the concession or the wine being doled out at the bar. Rather it was a trio of...