The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Press Release
LEXINGTON, Ky.— The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be represented with a named race on Jeff Ruby Steaks Day at Turfway Park on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Jeff Ruby Steaks Day brings an afternoon of racing highlighted by the $700,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks, a Grade III prep-race for the Kentucky Derby. Held on the synthetic Tapeta track, the 1 1/8 mile race garners Kentucky Derby qualification points distributed as 100-40-30-20-10 to the top five horses.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Race will be Race 6, with a post time of 3:13 PM EDT. Following the running of the race, a presentation will be made to the winning connections including a branded blanket and swag bag. Turfway Park will feature and promote accredited aftercare awareness throughout the race day. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will have a booth to interact and promote accredited aftercare on-site.
“Turfway is proud to stand behind the great work of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and host them once again on such a special day of racing,” said Turfway Park Director of Racing & Racing Secretary, Tyler B. Picklesimer.
“The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is excited to be back at Turfway for the 2023 Jeff Ruby Steaks!” said Emily Dresen, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Director, Funding & Events. “We look forward to a fantastic day of racing and celebrating with fellow fans, industry participants and the Turfway Park team.”