YESTERDAY October 25, 2014
Keeneland wrapped up the first meet on its new dirt track Saturday with solid reviews from horsemen and a fair safety record – though the meet did post decreases in field size, handle, and attendance.
Pick of the Litter finally delivered on the promise trainer Dale Romans felt he showed all along, splitting horses in deep stretch to win the Grade 2, $200,000 Fayette Stakes, the closing-day feature at Keeneland.
Closing day of the Keeneland fall meet is upon us Saturday, highlighted by the running of the Grade 3 Fayette. And ontrack and offtrack fans could not ask for better conditions, with mild temperatures and partly cloudy skies.
October 24, 2014
A nice day is on tap for the second-to-last card of the fall meet Friday at Keeneland before it comes to a conclusion Saturday. Fields were surprisingly short in a few races, most notably in the opener and in the featured eighth race, an open allowance ...
October 23, 2014
Long River is the son of two Breeders’ Cup winners, so what better way to lead into Breeders’ Cup week than with a graded stakes win?
Keeneland has been light on numbers in some types of races this fall, largely mid- to upper-priced claimers on dirt, especially those for older fillies and mares. But that horse shortage apparently does not extend to second-level allowance races for ...
October 22, 2014
Keeneland Racecourse has abandoned its plans for an Instant Racing parlor on its Lexington property, even before the track turned a shovel of dirt on the project.
Henny Jenney, most recently second at 24-1 behind Breeders’ Cup-bound Thank You Marylou in the Sept. 20 Dogwood Stakes at Churchill Downs, heads a group of five 3-year-old fillies in Friday's allowance feature at Keeneland.
The final week of racing at the fall meet at Keeneland begins Wednesday, and though the card lacks a stakes race, it has an allowance, the featured seventh, loaded with stakes horses.
October 21, 2014
As Keeneland plays out the string of its 17-day fall meet, split divisions of a second-level, filly and mare turf allowance will serve as co-features of a nine-race Thursday card at the Lexington, Ky., track.