Saturday, July 23, 2016

The Red Mile 2016

It's time for live racing to return to The Red Mile. Racing will be every Sunday, Thursday and Saturday beginning July 24th until September 17th. Post Time each evening will be at 7:00 pm. Filly & Mare preferred races are wrote for Thursdays.

Condition Sheets

The Grand Circuit meet follows, beginning September 29th until October 9th. Race days will be Thursday through Sunday.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Ballard County Fair 06-13-16

Race 1: Three Year Old Colt Pace
Owners: Jimmy & Oneita Wolaver
Trainer/Driver: Tyler Shehan

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Thunder Ridge Awards Leading Driver & Trainer Titles

Thunder Ridge concluded the 2016 meet on Friday with Randy D Crisler as leading driver and James Stiltner II as leading trainer.

Crisler had 24 wins in 77 starts, with a UDRS of .504, over the 21-day meet. He was also the leading driver last year at Thunder Ridge. Originally from Crystal Springs, MS, Crisler quickly became a household name in Kentucky and has recently started driving in Ohio. He will now go to Bluegrass Downs in Paducah, KY to defend his 2015 driving title there and Scioto Downs in Ohio. He was followed in driving wins by James Stiltner II, Antonio Love and Tyler Shehan.

Randy D Crisler

Leading trainer James Stiltner II had 19 wins in 89 starts with a UDRS of .449. Stiltner is from Van Lear, KY and races his stable mainly in Kentucky and Ohio. He has won leading trainer and driver titles multiple times at Thunder Ridge. He was followed in training wins by Harley Emerson, Gary Neafus, Geremy Bobbitt, and Calvin Harris.

James Stiltner II

Bluegrass Downs

Qualifiers will be held June 7th, declare by 10:00 am Monday, June 6th.

The race office will open at 9:00 am for entries. Scratch time is 10:00 am the day following the draw - call judges.

Race Office Numbers: Toll Free: 888-932-0202  Local: 270-442-4626  Fax: 270-442-1993
Track Number: 270-444-7117 - Race office extension 114; Judges extensions 115 & 121

Condition Sheet: Click Here

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thunder Ridge Racing 04-22-16

Race 1 - FM NW $800 Last 4
My Shiyen
Owner/Trainer: Harley Emerson
Driver: Randy D Crisler

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-19-16

Race 1: Claiming $5000
Tough Love
Owner: Chad Webb
Trainer/Driver: Gary Neafus

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-20-16

Race 1: NW $500 Last 4
Friskies Cheapsuit
Owner: Pamela Melton
Trainer/Driver: James Stiltner II

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-25-16

Race 1: NW 2 Races Life
Heels N Hollers
Owner: Julieann Sensat
Trainer: James Redfern
Driver: Randy D Crisler

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-13-16

Race 1: Claiming $2000
You Slay Me
Owner/Trainer: Calvin Harris
Driver:Antonio Love

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-18-16

Race 1: Claiming $2000
B Blissfull
Owner: Susan Viars
Trainer: Jimmy Viars
Driver: Antonio Love

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Thunder Ridge 04-21-16

Race 1: Winners Over $1500 Last 4
Nordic Venture
Owner: Tony Maione
Trainer: Gary Campbell
Driver: Tyler Shehan

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cobalt regulations take effect in Kentucky

Cobalt regulations took effect in Kentucky on January 4, 2016. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission provided the following notification to horsemen:

Thunder Ridge 4-20-16

Race 1: NW 5 Races Life

Twilight Princess
Owner/Trainer: Donna Gilson-Eferstein
Driver: Al Eferstein

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Thunder Ridge 04-15-16

Race 1: F&M NW $500 Last 4
Owner/Trainer: Harley Emerson 
Driver: Randy D Crisler

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Kentucky April Stakes Payments

Payments for two and three year olds for the Kentucky Stakes and the Kentucky Fair Stakes need to be postmarked by April 15th.

Nomination Forms:
Kentucky Sire Stakes - Click Here
Kentucky Fair Stakes - Click Here

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Thunder Ridge 2016

It's almost time again for live racing at Thunder Ridge! Qualifiers will be held April 8th & 12th at 6pm and racing will begin April 13th. Racing will be held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday through May 27th.

Phone numbers for Thunder Ridge... Race office: Direct- 606-886-1977. Track- 606-886-7223. Fax- 606-886-7225.

Condition sheets can be found at: Click Here

Condition sheet for qualifiers: Click Here

Also, 2016 race dates and KY sire stake eligibles have been updated on the home page.

Good luck to all racing this year in Kentucky!!

Check back for updates throughout the year!

Monday, June 1, 2015

KHHA Meeting

There will be a Kentucky Harness Horsemen's Association meeting on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Bayou Bluegrass Catering (861 South Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504).

Sunday, May 24, 2015

KHRC Equine Drug Research Council to meet

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's (KHRC) Equine Drug Research Council will meet Tuesday May 26, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the offices of the KHRC in Lexington.

On the agenda is "consideration of regulatory threshold for Cobalt."

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-16-15

Race 1 - Claiming $2000

Issie Blue By You
Owner: Danny Maynard
Trainer/Driver: James Stiltner II

Friday, May 15, 2015

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-15-15

Race 1 - NW $500 Last 5 or NW 3 EXT PM Races Life W/O $11000 in 2014/15 NE

Jimy Beach
Owner: E Edward Ward
Trainer/Driver: James Stiltner II

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-14-15

Race 1 - NW 2 (Mares 3) EXT PM Races or $2000 Life

Art's Imagination
Owner: Frances Williams
Trainer/Driver: D Keisean Wilson

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-09-15

Race 1 - NW 1 (Mares 2) Ext PM Races Life

Art's Imagination
Owner: Frances Williams
Trainer/Driver: Keisean Wilson

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-08-15

Race 1 - NW $600 Last 5 Draw Inside NW $800 Last 5 Draw Outside

Bosco's Angel
Owner: Charles Reeve
Trainer: Herman Hagerman
Driver: James Stiltner II

Thunder Ridge Racing 05-07-15

Race 1 -  NW 1 (Mares 2) Ext PM Races Life

JJ's Gal
Owner: Henry Trimble
Trainer/Driver: Derrick Flowers