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NASCAR driver promotes safety at Shriners Medical Center

NASCAR driver David Ragan brought a message of summer safety to children at the new Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center in Lexington on Thursday.

Alsco extends partnership with Kentucky Speedway

Alsco has extended its relationship with Kentucky Speedway with a multi-year agreement to continue being the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR XFINITY Series race.

Local breeder has strong connection to not one, but two derby hopefuls

We are now just days away from the year's biggest day for horse racing.

Kentucky Downs, EquiLottery, enter broadcast agreement

Kentucky-based entities Kentucky Downs and EquiLottery have entered into an agreement that will allow the use of races from the Franklin, Kentucky racetrack as the basis for EquiLottery, a new lottery game based on the results of live horse racing. This marks the first such agreement between a Kentucky racetrack and EquiLottery.

Keeneland opening day recap

A look back at the 2017 spring meet opener.

Keeneland Well Represented at BC World Championships

67 sales grads and 30 racing/training alumni to compete at Santa Anita.

September Yearling Sale starts Monday

An overview of the 73rd edition starting next week.

The past is the past

NASCAR drivers won't be able to bring in past knowledge of Kentucky Speedway this time around at Quaker State 400.

Analyzing the repave in Sparta

NASCAR drivers weigh in on new Sparta track after repave project testing Monday and Tuesday.

Bevin appoints 3 more to Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed three more people to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

How does it play out?

Brad Keselowski weighs in on repave project in Sparta.

Keselowski hates changes at KY Speedway

An update from the King of Sparta on the track renovations at Kentucky Speedway.

KY Speedway repave project complete, but not finished

An update on the track from Sparta.

Keeneland opens up for Derby weekend events

Horse racing fans get all the amenities of Kentucky Derby weekend without the crowds and traffic by going to Keeneland.

Ky. bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans

Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life - bourbon whiskey distilleries - in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.

Bevin revamps Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Gov. Matt Bevin has revamped the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission with 11 new members that include Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day and the son of former Gov. Brereton Jones.

Hall of Fame Jockey Day set for Friday at Keeneland

All the details you need to know for Friday's big event.

Keeneland preps for Spring Meet

Keeneland is getting ready for its Spring Meet which will be held April 8-29th.

Man O’ War born 99 years ago today

The legendary Man O’ War was foaled on this date in 1917 at Nursery Stud near Lexington.

Breeders’ Cup spurs tourism growth in Lexington

Lexington tourism officials say the Breeders' Cup helped spur double-digit growth in tourism last year in Kentucky's second-largest city.

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Judge blocks Kentucky virus limits on racetracks, child care

A judge has blocked some limits on auto racetracks and child care facilities implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic, reasoning that they are value judgments best left to individuals.
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UPDATE: 38-year-old New Circle victim identified

Two vehicle crash has raod still closed.

City at crossroads, should rename Cheapside, business owners say

Time to recognize the "atrocities perpetrated there."