Kentucky Downs is a thoroughbred racetrack located in Franklin, Kentucky near the Kentucky-Tennessee border and close to Interstate 65 which features European-style (all turf track) racing. (The Mint and Kentucky Downs n.d.). It is also part of an entertainment complex that features a gaming center called The Mint, which has over 1000 historical horse racing (HHR) machines, machines that are somewhat similar to but not exactly the same as casino slot machines (The Mint n.d.). The Mint has another location around 20-30 minutes away by car in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and combined these two operations have around 125 employees according to Zippia.com (n.d.). Kentucky Downs has around 89 employees according to Zoominfo.com (n.d.).
Lambert, Thomas E., "Kentucky Downs and The Mint—A Huge “Exporter” for Kentucky?" (2023). Faculty Scholarship. 867.