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Kentucky Speedway to renovate track

Kentucky Speedway is undertaking a comprehensive renovation of its racing surface.

Group approves plans for park’s historical racing machines

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission granted approval for Turfway Park to install at least 250 historical racing wagering machines.

Judge says he can’t order Keeneland to withhold winnings

A Fayette County judge says Keeneland can give Runhappy's $820,000 Breeder's Cup Sprint prize to Gallery Racing, the stable that owns the thoroughbred.

Keeping Keeneland safe during Breeders’ Cup

Thousands of people are at Keeneland for Breeders’ Cup and keeping everyone safe is no small task.

2015 Breeders’ Cup kicks off at Keeneland

The 2016 Breeders' Cup is officially underway out at Keeneland.

Wind helps dry track at Keeneland

Track leaders at Keeneland know the power Mother Nature can have. While they cursed the rains earlier this week, they praised high winds that came along Thursday.

Practice makes perfect: Meet Keeneland’s bugler

All eyes are on the track for a horse race but everyone can hear the call of the bugler.

‘Prelude to the Cup’ underway at Keeneland

Prelude to the Cup is underway at Keeneland in Lexington. The track describes it as a special day of racing on the eve of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

200 horses pre-entered for Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland

200 of the world’s best Thoroughbreds are pre-entered for the Breeders’ Cup that will take place at Keeneland, just shy of the record-breaking number of pre-entrants from last year.

Instant racing machines open at The Red Mile on Saturday

Racing fans can try their hands at 902 instant racing machines at The Red Mile in Lexington starting Saturday.

Monday kicked off Keeneland Yearling Sale

The world's largest and most important auction of its kind kicked off today here in Central Kentucky Monday.

Owner says American Pharoah will keep racing

American Pharoah owner says Triple Crown winner will keep racing.

Lawsuit filed in Kentucky Speedway ‘racing experience’ death

The family of a 30-year-old amateur driver killed in a crash at Kentucky Speedway last year filed a lawsuit, alleging that the racecar's steering wheel broke off in his hands as he roared around the track at more than 100 mph.

Saratoga hopes for American Pharoah, other tracks in the mix

It may be a longshot, but the prospect of American Pharoah's next race coming at Saratoga Race Course this summer has the locals buzzing.

Five Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Belmont

Some of Keeneland’s thoroughbreds were entered for Saturday’s 147th running of the $1 million Belmont (G1), claiming five of the eight spots.

American Pharoah owner paved path of bold bets

Ahmed Zayat boldly spends big bucks buying and betting on horses, and brags about how successful he's been at everything he's set out to accomplish.

Keeneland wagering coming to The Red Mile

Keeneland's simulcast wagering operations could arrive at The Red Mile as early as July 15, 2015.

Churchill Downs cancels racing for 2nd day

Churchill Downs has canceled live racing for a second day due to a track frozen by a blast of winter weather this week.

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.

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UPDATE: 38-year-old New Circle victim identified

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City at crossroads, should rename Cheapside, business owners say

Time to recognize the "atrocities perpetrated there."
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Lexington gears up to light the sky while social distancing

For those who decide to get a closer view of the fireworks downtown, the city says to stay in your car.

Coronavirus stops Bell County Volunteer Fire smoke detector program

Bell County Fire Department says because of an uptick in coronavirus cases it will not restart its smoke detector program.