Keeneland

September 22, 2016
The Keeneland September yearling sale began its run into its homestretch on Thursday with a solid Book 5 opener, with average prices remaining fairly even from the comparable portion of the sale in 2015.
September 19, 2016
Brereton Jones had $4.9 million staring him in the face at the 2014 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall selected mixed sale, and the former governor of Kentucky decided that he preferred having his mare, 2012 Kentucky Oaks winner Believe You Can, in the barn.
September 09, 2016
Acapulco breezed an easy half-mile Friday in 51.80 seconds over a firm Keeneland turf course in preparation for her next likely start in either the Oct. 8 Woodford or the Oct. 14 Franklin County at the fall meet at the Lexington track.
August 25, 2016
Champion sprinter Runhappy turned in his first serious workout of 2016 on Thursday, covering three furlongs in 34 4/5 seconds in the predawn darkness at Keeneland.
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 ...