From the Turfway Park Media Team / Kevin Kerstein:
Event: The Post Position Draw for the $700,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (Grade III) will be held Tuesday, March 21 from 12-1 p.m. ET at Turfway Park Racing & Gaming’s Churchill’s Bourbon & Brew.
o 12 p.m.: Introduction from Turfway Park General Manager Chip Bach
o 12:10 p.m.: Sponsor remarks from Restauranteur Jeff Ruby
o 12:20 p.m.: Remarks from Turfway Park Morning Line Oddsmaker Mike Battaglia
o 12:30 p.m.: Post-Position Draw for the Jeff Ruby Steaks conducted by staff from the Turfway Park Racing Office
o 12:45 p.m.: Morning Line Odds from Mike Battaglia
o 12:55 p.m.: Closing remarks from Turfway Park President Michael Taylor
Additional Details: The 52nd running of the Jeff Ruby Steaks will be held Saturday, March 25 at Turfway Park. The Jeff Ruby Steaks is a Road to the Kentucky Derby Championship Series event and the top 5 finishers will receive points on a 100-40-30-20-10 scale toward a spot in the starting gate for the $3 million Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (GI). Last year’s Jeff Ruby Steaks helped launch Rich Strike to victory in Kentucky Derby 148. This year’s field is expected to feature a talented group of 3-year-olds including Spendthrift Farm’s two-time graded stakes winner Major Dude; Patricia’s Hope and Phillip Sagan’s multiple stakes winner Two Phil’s and Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s $150,000 John Battaglia Memorial winner Congruent. The Jeff Ruby Steaks is one of six stakes events on the 13-race program. Tickets are available at www.Turfway.com
Livestream: A livestream of the Jeff Ruby Steaks draw will be shown on Turfway Park Racing & Gaming’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/turfway.
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