The Turfway Park history quiz

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March 17th, 2021

The last couple years have been very important for Turfway Park.

In 2020, the track unveiled its new Tapeta surface, and 2021 brought Road to the Kentucky Derby points for the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes for the first time, the promotion of the Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) to a 100-point prep, and construction on a new grandstand and historical horse racing venue at the Florence, Kentucky racetrack.

But, as we all look ahead to the exciting future at Turfway, let’s look back to the past for a moment.

How much do you know about the history of Turfway Park? Let’s find out! Odds are 6-5 that you know more than you think, and no matter what, you’ll probably learn a lot about Kentucky’s winter track.