April 29, 2016
Keeneland wrapped up its spring meet Friday with gains in attendance and handle, including single-day records in both of those categories.
Olorda looked as if she wanted to run off while leading through the opening furlongs of the Bewitch Stakes, but the filly soon leveled out and had enough left to register her second straight Grade 3 victory Friday.
Barring a last-minute change of heart, Friday’s closing-day card at Keeneland will be the last held as the responsibility of W.B. Rogers Beasley, the track’s vice president of racing who announced earlier this year that he will retire on June 30.
April 28, 2016
Daily Racing Form handicappers Mike Watchmaker and Mike Welsch as well as Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron and NBC’s Randy Moss will analyze the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks at a dinner and auction Monday at the Keene Barn on the grounds of ...
A one-day conference focusing on issues related to the health and safety of racehorses has been scheduled for June 28 at Keeneland in Lexington, the organizers of the conference announced on Thursday.
April 27, 2016
The closing-day feature of the 16-day spring Keeneland meet, the Grade 3 Bewitch Stakes, is one of those head-scratchers that could end up any number of ways, with more than half the 12-horse field appearing fully capable of prevailing.
Roger Attfield saw Dyna's Recoleta win a turf allowance Sunday at Keeneland, but not from a preferred vantage point.Attfield watched the race on television from his Toronto home while recovering from significant injuries sustained earlier this month in ...
April 25, 2016
With just three days left at the 16-day Keeneland spring meet, Corey Lanerie is in position to be the leading rider for the second straight meet. Lanerie enters Wednesday action with 14 winners, one more than Javier Castellano, who rides the balance of ...
Like most of the other 3-year-old fillies headed for the Kentucky Oaks, Weep No More will breeze once more this coming weekend toward the May 6 filly classic after having a maintenance work last weekend.
The Keeneland racing office intended to have a pair of allowances to anchor a nine-race Thursday card, but how they got there is a little different than how it was designed. A second-level turf route for older horses drew 20 entrants – none of whom ...