horse racing en The story of the historic Kentucky-bred colt Never Say Die <p>If you don’t know the story of a Kentucky-bred colt that upset the racing world in 1954, then you are going to want to hear about Never Say Die at the famed Epsom Derby in England. Author <strong>James Nicholson</strong> weaves a fascinating story of this international upset and how it impacted the thoroughbred racing industry in the Bluegrass State. James Nicholson is on the phone with our Stuart Holman to discuss <strong><a href=";s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1368819361&amp;sr=1-4&amp;keywords=never+say+die">Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry</a>.</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 05:32:20 +0000 Stuart Holman 12872 at The story of the historic Kentucky-bred colt Never Say Die Turfway's Spiral Stakes purse increases <p>Turfway Park and Cincinnati's Horseshoe Casino are partnering in an attempt to boost attendance and attract big name race horses to its premier event.</p><p>Turfway Marketing Director Jack Gordon says the casino is investing more than $150,000 to bring the <a href="" target="_blank">Spiral Stakes</a> purse to $550,000.</p><p>"When that purse structure goes up at your property, bigger horses - it really gains more popularity out there in the horse industry - go to those races that have the bigger purses," says Gordon.</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 20:36:28 +0000 Tana Weingartner 9289 at Turfway's Spiral Stakes purse increases