Content Tagged 'Keeneland'

Update: Jockey Calvin Borel Breaks Leg In Nasty Spill
Jockey Calvin Borel broke his leg, but did not suffer a concussion as initially thought, according to a post from his wife on his Facebook page.
Keeneland Prepares To 'Go Red' For Heart Health
Race fans will see big crowds of red Wednesday at Keeneland. Guests are invited to wear the color for the track's 'Go Red' event.
Man Donates Winning Pick 4 Ticket At Keeneland Worth $26,000 To Charity
A Georgia man, who didn't give his name, donated a winning Pick 4 ticket at Keeneland worth $26,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation after the final race of the day on Thursday.
Lextran Offering Keeneland-Commonwealth Stadium Shuttles Saturday
Fans can enjoy horse racing and football without having to park twice.
Rainy Racing
Sunday was a rainy race day at Keeneland but since the track isn’t made of dirt anymore, it helps keeps horses safe, racing going strong and fans placing bets. Video Video
Keeneland Offers Exciting Special Events For Fall Meet
Keeneland has a full calendar of special events that offers something for everyone during the 17-day meet.
Sunrise Trackside Offers Window Into Keeneland
Sunrise Trackside features breakfast with the works while horses train over the track, kids club activities, guided tours, handicapping seminars, and equine-related paddock demonstrations.
Keeneland Announces New App for Fans
Keeneland fans can get closer to the action now thanks to a race-day app with a betting calculator, expert tips, and more.
Keeneland's Fall Meet Opens October 4th
Keeneland kicks off its 2013 fall race meet on Friday, October 4th. Breeders' Cup-bound horses will be showcased on Opening Fall Stars Weekend.
"Bucky" Sallee To Become Bugler Emeritus At Keeneland
George "Bucky" Sallee, bugler at historic Keeneland Race Course for more than 50-years, will retire to become Bugler Emeritus beginning this fall.
Two $160,000 Colts Lead Thursday Keeneland Sales Session
Two colts each brought top price of $160,000 on Thursday during the 10th session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
Bullish Market Continues At Keeneland Yearling Sale
Strong demand for yearlings continued Wednesday during the ninth session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale, once again driving double-digit gains in gross, average and median prices.
Outreach Program For Backstretch Employees Expanding
Keeneland and Blue Grass Farms Charities are partnering on a new initiative to provide expanded services to the track's backstretch workers.
'War Front' Colt Sells For $2.5 Million At Keeneland
A 'War Front' colt sold for $2.5 million on Thursday, making it the highest-priced purchase in the first four days of the prestigious yearling sale at Keeneland.
Four Seven-Figure Yearlings Sold On Opening Day At Keeneland
The 70th Keeneland September Yearling Sale opened Monday with four yearlings selling for $1 million or more each.
Buyers Browse Keeneland Yearlings
The world’s largest Thoroughbred Yearling Sale kicks off Monday at Keeneland. Video Video
Keeneland Catalogs 3,908 Yearlings for September Sale
Keeneland announced Wednesday that 3,908 yearlings have been cataloged for its reformatted September Yearling Sale.
Mustangs on Display at Keeneland
Nearly a thousand of the American muscle car were on display at the 10th annual Keeneland Concours D'Elegance. Video Video
Keeneland To Host Concours D'Elegance Saturday
More than 100 collector vehicles from all over the country will be on display.
Walking For Wishes At Keeneland
Hundreds of people were walking in Lexington today to help grant wishes for more than 200 children in Kentucky and southern Indiana. Video Video
Keeneland To Host Preakness Day Celebration
Races from Pimlico will be simulcasted on the infield LED board and TVs around the track starting at 10:45 with the Preakness scheduled to post at 6:18 pm.
Derby Day Comes to Keeneland
Thousands show up at Keeneland for a relaxed day of races Video Video
Solid Blue Fans Shuttled from Keeneland to Commonwealth Stadium
Fans at Keeneland were offered a shuttle service from the track to the UK football spring scrimmage at Commonwealth Stadium. Video Video
"The Horse," Horses, And Bourbon Join Forces At Keeneland
Dan Issel came to Keeneland to sign people's Maker's Mark Keeneland bottles with his image on it Video Video
Race Fans Enjoy Improved Tailgating Area At Keeneland
Tailgaters said the new additions like on-site betting made their trip to the track much easier. Video Video
Keeneland Opens on Beautiful Spring Day
More than 20 thousand passed through the gates at Keeneland for the first day of the spring meet. Video Video
Keeneland To Debut Improved Tailgating Area Saturday
Keeneland's tailgating lot, newly named "The Hill" will open this Saturday with several new features.
More Clouds, But Still Warming Thursday
Clouds will continue to build in through Thursday afternoon, but temperatures will continue to climb. Light rain showers will be possible late in the day in southern and eastern Kentucky. Video Video
Overflow Field of Fillies Entered for Saturday’s Central Bank Ashland
The Central Bank Ashland will go as the ninth race on Saturday’s 10-race program with a post time of 5:13 p.m at Keeneland
Keeneland To Hold April Sale Preview Thursday
Potential buyers that will be at Keeneland's April Two-Year-Old in Training Sale will be able to see the horses ahead of time.
More Sunshine For Wednesday
Skies will remain sunny for Wednesday as temperatures continue to inch upwards. Video Video
Special Events Highlight Keeneland’s Spring Racing Season
Popular College Scholarship Day kicks off 16 days of racing; food trucks join amenities in enhanced tailgate lot
UK Basketball Great Dan Issel To Be Honored on 2013 Commemorative Maker’s Mark Bottle
Proceeds to Benefit UK HealthCare’s Gill Heart Institute
Keeneland Offers Opening Day Tips
Keeneland's spring meet starts April 5th.
Keeneland Opens 2013 Race Meeting April 5th
$750,000 Toyota Blue Grass; new features, popular special events highlight the 2013 season
Keeneland Adds Handicapper Katie Mikolay Gensler for Race-Day Picks and Paddock Analysis
She will work alongside longtime Keeneland handicapper and oddsmaker Mike Battaglia, providing live paddock commentary and selections
Keeneland Partners with Fayette Mall for “Keeneland Style” Sweepstakes
The winner and five friends will receive a grand prize package that includes the opportunity to select an entire outfit from Fayette Mall to wear at the VIP day at the races.
Keeneland & Cross Gate Gallery Create Sporting Art Auction
Keeneland is teaming up with Cross Gate Art Gallery for a sporting art auction. Organizers say the auction will include about 200 high-quality lots focusing on modern British and American sporting painters. Video Video
Balog to Step Down as Keeneland Director of Communications
During Balog’s tenure, Keeneland garnered recognition for its use of social media to leverage its communications strategy, as well as increase its profile among national and mainstream media.
Keeneland Redesigns 2013 September Sale Format
Our goal is to facilitate the process so we can engage buyers from beginning to end
Champion Beholder Tops 134 Nominees to Central Bank Ashland
The Central Bank Ashland historically has been a premier prep for the Kentucky Oaks. It is featured as the first of five Grade 1 stakes run during Keeneland’s spring race meeting
Champion Shanghai Bobby, Verrazano Highlight 189 Nominees to Keeneland’s Toyota Blue Grass
The Toyota Blue Grass nominees represent the most talented three-year-old colts currently on the Derby trail
Keeneland Catalogs 137 Horses for 2013 April Two-Year-Old Sale
2013 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, to be held Monday, April 8th.
Lexington Woman Gets Second Chance at Anniversary
Robin Fleischer is getting a "re-do" on her 19th wedding anniversary, after a migraine ruined the original day. Video Video
Keeneland Aquires 'Thoroughbred Times' Library
The Keeneland Library has secured the 'Thoroughbred Times' library collection, which was recently sold via an online auction.
Keeneland Sale Graduates Top Experimental Free Handicap
Eclipse Award winners "Shanghai Bobby" and "Beholder," both graduates of Keeneland's 2011 September Yearling Sale, were assigned high weight in the male and filly divisions, respectively, of the 2012 Experimental Free Handicap.
Keeneland 2013 Spring Stakes Schedule Worth $3.625 Million
Keeneland will offer 16 stakes, headlined by the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1) and Central Bank Ashland Stakes (G1), for colts and fillies, respectively, with classis aspirations.
Supreme Court To Hear Instant Racing Case
The Kentucky Supreme Court will decide the legality of instant racing--and reps for both sides said they think the court will rule in their favor. Video Video
Robust Trade Generates Strong Gains At Keeneland January Sale
Keeneland closed its January Horses of All Ages Sale on Friday with substantial increases in results and three, seven figure sales.
Mahkama Brings Top Price At Keeneland Thursday
Mahkama, a 4-year old daughter of leading sire Bernardini, sold for $145,000 to headline Thursday's session of Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale.
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