April 25, 2015
Multiple Grade 1 winner Carpe Diem, expected to be the third or fourth wagering choice for next week's Kentucky Derby, turned in his final major piece of work Saturday morning at Keeneland, breezing four furlongs in 48.60 seconds.
April 24, 2015
Keeneland wrapped up its 15-day spring meet Friday with a 15 percent decrease in daily all-sources wagering and a 7 percent decrease in daily attendance.
Kitten’s Point gave trainer Graham Motion his third straight victory in the Grade 3 Bewitch Stakes when the 5-year-old mare ran down Cay Dancer to win the 54th running of the three-turn turf race on Friday, closing day of the Keeneland spring meet.
April 23, 2015
A study of Keeneland’s racing and sales operations has estimated the association generates $351 million in direct economic activity in Fayette County, where Keeneland is located, and a total economic impact of $590 million on the local community.
Ft Davis (#7, ML 8-1) will return to action in Thursday’s sixth race at Keeneland, a 1 1/8-mile turf allowance. It will be his first start since a fifth-place finish by 5 1/4 lengths in an about 1 1/8-mile turf allowance Feb. 7 at Fair Grounds. The ...
April 22, 2015
Kellyn Gorder, a Kentucky-based trainer, has been suspended a total of 14 months by the Kentucky state stewards after a horse he trained tested positive for methamphetamine and a related barn search turned up syringes and unlabeled bottles of ...
Chapter and Verse (#2, ML 5-2) will return to action in Wednesday’s sixth race at Keeneland, an about seven-furlong allowance. It will be his first start since a third-place finish by 3 3/4 lengths in a six-furlong optional claimer March 14 at Fair ...
The curtain comes down Friday at Keeneland, but not before one last encore. An overflow field of filly-mare turf marathoners with no clear-cut favorite has been assembled in what shapes up as a terrific closing-day feature, the 54th running of the ...
April 21, 2015
It’s not quite like the Extreme Race Day that Canterbury Park has held for the last eight years, but the Thursday card at Keeneland is definitely out of the ordinary – by Keeneland standards, anyway.
April 20, 2015
Rock Fall extended his win streak to four, getting a smart ride from Javier Castellano in winning the $66,470 allowance Saturday by nine lengths. He earned a career-high 109 Beyer Speed Figure on his way to the stakes ranks for Todd Pletcher.