Adriano, a son of Lane's End Farm stallion A.P. Indy, was a convincing winner of the 2008 Lane's End Stakes under jockey Edgar Prado.
WEBN Stakes winner Big Glen (inside) got a strong ride from Rene Douglas to win the Rushaway Stakes by a neck over Miner's Claim.
Trainer Larry Jones won the 2007 Lane's End with Hard Spun and was back in 2008 with Bourbonette Oaks winner Maren's Meadow, Gabriel Saez up.
With Orlando Mojica in the irons, Mitigation drew clear after half and pulled away to a 3-1/4 length win in the Hansel.
Pola's Place went gate to wire to win the Queen Stakes under jockey Tom Pompell
Cincinnati Reds legendary catcher Johnny Bench signed the 2008 Maker's Mark bottles early on raceday
The 2008 Maker's Mark bottle commemorating the Lane's End Stakes featured Reds legend Johnny Bench and raised $42,500 for the Reds Hall of Fame and the Johnny Bench Scholarship Fund. L-R: Turfway president Bob Elliston, Bench, Maker's Mark president Bill Samuels Jr.
Team Lachey, winner of the national Clash of the Choirs competition, sang the National Anthem and later entertained guests in the Maker's Mark VIP Tent.
Fabulous hats by Fabulous Hats of Lexington were the order of the day in the Maker's Mark VIP Tent.
Measuring 424' x 100' and seating 2,250, the 2008 Maker's Mark VIP Tent was the largest tented facility ever erected in Northern Kentucky.
Trainer Larry Jones, always hands-on, leads Maren's Meadow in the paddock before her win in the Bourbonette Oaks.
The Lane's End Stakes trophy went to Don Adam (Courtlandt Farm) for Adriano's convincing win.
Kids love horses and funnel cakes even when the temperature stalls in the mid-40s, as it did this Lane's End day.
Former Turfway owner Jerry Carroll talks with Robby Albarado about Racecar Rhapsody, Carroll's entry in the Lane's End Stakes.
Wearing the silks of Briarwood Farm, the nom de course of Lane's End founder William S. Farish, jockey Patrick Husbands takes Miner's Claim to the track for the Rushaway.
Lane's End day draws top jockeys from around the country, including Rene Douglas, here aboard Rushaway winner Big Glen.
Miller Brewing became a Lane's End day sponsor in 2008 and presented a blanket to the winner of the fifth race, Wish On, ridden by Edgar Prado.