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“Ladies of the Turf” Honors Female Horse Jockeys

Keeneland hosted a special "Ladies of the Turf" event Sunday, recognizing all retired and active female jockeys.

UK Bred Horse Ran In Bluegrass Sweeps

A UK bred horse ran in the Keeneland Spring Meet's $750,000 race.

Keeneland Sees Last Matt On Polytrack

Keeneland will soon see its last meet with a synthetic track.

PETA Accuses Horse Trainers of Cruelty to Animals

A well-known thoroughbred trainer is under investigation in Kentucky and New York for allegations he abused horses.

Investigation Underway Into Thoroughbred Trainer Steve Asmussen

Racing Hall of Fame-nominated trainer Steve Asmussen and his top assistant are being investigated by thoroughbred racing regulators in Kentucky and New York after an animal rights group alleged they mistreated horses.

Ky. Court Leaves Instant Racing Question Unsettled

Kentucky can license and regulate Instant Racing, a slot-machine type of game where people bet on the outcome of an old horse race without knowing which contest they are betting on, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Rescuing Horses Can Be Dangerous Work

A horse trapped in a pond in Madison County dies as rescue crews work to pull the animal out.

Firefighters Rescue Two Horses from Scott County Pond

The Scott County Fire Department said they came to the aid of two horses who wandered to the middle of a frozen pond and fell in.

Firefighters Rescue Two Horses from Scott County Pond

The Scott County Fire Department said they came to the aid of two horses who wandered to the middle of a frozen pond and fell in.

Keeneland Begins January Horses of All Ages Sale

Keeneland's 56th annual January Horses of All Ages Sale began Monday, and will run through January 9.

Keeneland Begins January Horses of All Ages Sale

Keeneland's 56th annual January Horses of All Ages Sale began Monday, and will run through January 9.

Temporary Order Against Horse Slaughter Expires

Horse slaughterhouses in New Mexico and Missouri were preparing to open as early as Monday after a temporary order blocking a return to domestic equine slaughter expired without a ruling from a federal judge.

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.

Police Officer And Horse Hit By Car

A Lexington Police Officer and a police horse were hit by a car last week. Officials have now made an arrest.

Horseshoeing School Now Accredited

The Kentucky Horseshoeing School has become one of the most cutting edge farrier education facilities in operation today and just this month, it became an accredited school.

Buyers Browse Keeneland Yearlings

The world’s largest Thoroughbred Yearling Sale kicks off Monday at Keeneland.

Kentucky’s Equine Industry Has $3 Billion Impact

A new study shows Kentucky's Equine Industry has a $3 billion impact and generated 40,665 jobs last year. The 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey shows that money not only comes from sales, but from everything that involved in the horse industry.

Kentucky Horse Park Ranked Among Top Amusement Parks

The Kentucky Horse Park was listed in the Top-25 for amusement parks by travel review website tripadvisor.

Bluegrass Classic Dog Shows Kick Off In Lexington

The Lexington Kennel Club is holding their Bluegrass Cluster of dog shows in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.

KY Group Nursing Neglected Horse Back To Health

The Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Nicholasville says it's working to nurse a severely neglected horse back to health.

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