KY Downs Cancels Sunday’s Race Card / Moves All Races to Wednesday, Sept. 12

According to Jennie Rees twitter account — and the woman should know, since she provides expert public relations and media coverage for the track — Kentucky Downs has cancelled all races for today, and will move the complete card to next Wednesday.

Kentucky Downs will resume racing on Sept. 12, with just two days remaining in the 5-day race meeting.


This feels great. It never gets old. We were hoping that he can rate and not get too far behind the speed and Flavien just rode him perfectly. He responded well in the stretch and we knew he tries really hard and he lived up to what we thought he would do. So, we’re really happy. We’re hoping that he can stretch out. We’ll find that out but I have a feeling we’ll try two turns and will see how it goes.”

JEFF LIFSON, West Point Thoroughbreds, Kanthaka, Winner San Vincente at Santa Anita
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    Gene McLean began his professional career in 1977 as a sportswriter and columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington, Ky., and was recognized as one of the state’s best writers, winning the prestigious “Sportswriter of the Year” honor in 1985. Now the President and Publisher of The Pressbox, McLean sets ...

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