THE RED MILE QUALIFYING CONDITIONS FOR THE RED MILE
All horses plan on racing at The Red Mile must have a charted line in the last 30 days according to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and a clean line in 45 days for The Red Mile conditions. If you have any question if your horse is not qualified please call the Racing Office at The Red Mile. Condition sheets are available at TheRedMile.com and also at USTrotting.com
- Qualifying standards for Red Mile added money events (stakes, early or late closers, futurities, etc) will be a charted line with no breaks within in 45 days of the race with the following time standards: 2yo T-2:14) 2yo P-2:12) 3yo T-2:10) 3yo P-2:08)
- Qualifying standards for Red Mile overnight races will be: Horses must show a charted line within 30 days (race to race) that meets the following standards: Pacers 2:04 * Trotters 2:06 with a 1 second allowance for 3YO and five eight mile tracks * 2 second allowance for 2YO and half mile tracks. Two consecutive breaks or a break off of a qualifier will result in placement on the Judge’s list. Breaks in races in which the horse in question finishes first, second or third in the official order or races on a track listed other than fast will negate placement on the Judge’s list. Any horse making breaks in three consecutive races or two consecutive races off of a qualifying race will be placed on the Judge’s list regardless of finish order or track condition
- Drivers are required to wear colors with clean white pants or a professional training suit along with driving boots & pant clips in qualifying races. Colors, clean white pants and driving boots with pant clips are required for warming up horses for the race cards. Safety vests are mandatory for warming up and racing.