Mike Maker

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Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview

2019-03-09T07:51:29-05:00March 9th, 2019|

    The Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview By: Peter Monaco   The Grade 3, $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (not a typo) will be run at Turfway Park on Saturday, March 9. The 1 1/8 mile event will offer points towards the Kentucky Derby on a 20-8-4-2 basis to the top [...]

Tampa Bay Derby Preview

2019-03-09T07:22:59-05:00March 8th, 2019|

    Tampa Bay Derby Preview 2019 By: Peter Monaco   Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby will be the last race offering Kentucky Derby points for prep races at the Oldsmar, Florida, track. Well Defined is the only horse returning from the first Derby prep held at Tampa [...]

Not on Cruise

2019-03-01T12:11:31-05:00March 1st, 2019|

  Not on Cruise Control By Michael Valiante Young Trainer Jesse Cruz Looks to Build a Future in the Game Jesse Cruz                     "Brick by brick, my fellow citizens, brick by brick."  You might recognize this quote from the movie Seabiscuit.  It is [...]

Kentucky Downs Does It Right

2018-09-17T12:51:21-05:00September 17th, 2018|

  Kentucky Downs Does It Right   By John DaSilva   In a time when you hear constant complaints of lack of interest for various reasons, the recently concluded Kentucky Downs meet is proof that if done right, racing can still thrive.   With a low takeout and purses fueled [...]

Mike Maker Gets Win 2000

2017-12-01T09:37:12-05:00December 1st, 2017|

Mike Maker, another of the D. Wayne Lukas assistants who has gone on the have great success notched his 2000th win. He is far from finished. Read more about Mike Maker here....