Keeneland

January 17, 2017
The purse of the Grade 3 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland here has been raised to $200,000 from $150,000 due to a sponsorship agreement between the track and Stonestreet.
October 16, 2016
Tepin will be 6 next year, and Lady Eli is scheduled to be sold at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, so who knows what the future might hold? The good news is that lots of talent is coming up.
October 09, 2016
Certainly the biggest shock of the day Saturday, the last big day of prep races for next month’s Breeders’ Cup, was Tepin’s loss in the First Lady at Keeneland. But it wasn’t just that Tepin could finish only second at 2-5 that was so surprising, it ...
October 06, 2016
Corey Nakatani's first experience with the Breeders' Cup Mile did not scar him for life, although he'd rather drink castor oil than relive the moment. That first Mile did, however, light a fire that made him one of the world's most effective jockeys in ...
November 05, 2015
Thirteen Breeders’ Cup races with big fields over two days usually produce some wacky results – a couple of winners who still make no sense after the race is over, some 40-1 shots clunking up to complete gigantic trifectas and superfectas, mystifying ...
November 02, 2015
They cheered him when he emerged from the saddling stalls to make the long walk to the far end of the forested Keeneland paddock. They cheered louder when Espinoza got a leg up from Barnes and steered his colt out onto the track. And they cheered ...
As American Pharoah made the final stretch run of his career, drawing away from his pursuers at Keeneland Racecourse, he gave most racing fans what they wanted to see: the performance that certified his place in history. He was already the first colt ...
October 29, 2015
When the management of Liam’s Map made the decision to duck the $5 million Classic and run instead in the $1 million Dirt Mile on Friday, and then the scratch Thursday of Beholder, the complexion of the main event changed significantly. The field of ...
American Pharoah’s farewell on Saturday in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland will mark a bittersweet moment. What he does with the moment in the face of tough opposition remains to be seen. No matter what happens, though, the handsome ...
As if he needed any more help, American Pharoah figures to hold a huge tactical edge in a Classic surprisingly devoid of early speed in the absence of Liam’s Map and now Beholder. American Pharoah is 4 for 4, by a combined 23 lengths, in races where ...