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Keeneland Sales Alumni Pick of the Litter, Hoppertunity Headline Grade 1 Clark Handicap

· 8:28 am

Keeneland Sales Alumni Pick of the Litter, Hoppertunity Headline Grade 1 Clark Handicap

 

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 26, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates highlight entries for Friday’s Clark Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs, led by Fayette (G2...

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Keeneland September Sale Grads Ocho Ocho Ocho, Take Charge Brandi Sweep Delta Downs Juvenile Stakes

· 8:03 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 25, 2014) Ocho Ocho Ocho and Take Charge Brandi, both graduates of Keeneland’s 2013 September Yearling Sale, captured the Delta Downs Jackpot (G3) and Delta Downs Princess (G3), respectively, on Saturday to establish themselves as leading contenders for champion juvenile honors.

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Mr. Z, Take Charge Brandi Favored in Respective Delta Downs Juvenile Stakes

· 11:49 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 21, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni dominate the entries for Saturday’s $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (G3) and the $400,000 Delta Downs Princess (G3), led by respective morning-line favorites Mr. Z and Take Charge Brandi. Each race carries preference points toward entry into the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1)....

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Hot List scores in Breeders' Cup

· 2:10 pm

The New York Hot List’s full-card Breeders’ Cup selection sheets proved to be a smashing success as they combined to mention 17 of the 22 winners during the two days of world championship action at Santa Anita Park.

The Hot List swept Friday’s card, including all 10 winners among its picks on a day that featured a $16,...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Figure Prominently in River City

· 9:55 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 7, 2014) – Five Keeneland sales alumni go postward in Saturday’s River City Handicap (G3) at Churchill Downs, including multiple graded stakes winner Guys Reward, who won the Metropolitan Jets Oceanport (G3) in July at Monmouth; recent Remington Green winner Greengrassofyoming; and the talented Set...

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Taris Romps by Nine Lengths in the Lexus Raven Run

· 7:19 am

Taris Romps by Nine Lengths in the Lexus Raven Run

 

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 18, 2014) – Commonwealth New Era Racing’s Taris demolished a field of 10 rivals in winning the 16th running of the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2) for 3-year-old fillies by nine...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates in Spotlight for Lexus Raven Run

· 12:14 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 17, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni top Saturday’s Lexus Raven Run (G2) at Keeneland, which features Thank You Marylou, 6½-length winner of the Dogwood (G3), Monmouth Oaks (G3) winner Cassatt and the undefeated Pirate’s Trove.

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Keeneland Sales Graduate Crown Queen Reigns over Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup

· 9:08 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 14, 2014) – Keeneland sales alum Crown Queen captured the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1) at Keeneland on Saturday. It was the fourth consecutive victory for the half-sister to champion Royal Delta. Owner Ben Leon’s Besilu Stable purchased Crown Queen as a weanling for $1.6 million from Chanteclair Farm, agent...

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Well-Matched Field of Nine Fillies Entered for Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane's End

· 12:17 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 8, 2014) – Grade 1 winners Minorette and Personal Diary top an evenly matched field of nine 3-year-old fillies entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 31st running of the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1).

The 1 1/8-mile grass test will go as the ninth race on...

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Barn Notes - Oct 3

· 4:24 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 3: OPENING DAY

·         CASSE LEANING TOWARD CLAIBORNE BREEDERS’ FUTURITY WITH CONQUEST TSUNAMI

·         TEXAS-BRED W V JETSETTER SEEKS TO GRAB SOME KENTUCKY GOLD

·         PROBABLE FIELDS FOR UPCOMING...

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70 Keeneland Sales Graduates Compete in Weekend Graded Stakes

· 4:03 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 3, 2014) – Keeneland will be represented by 70 sales graduates entered in graded stakes across North America this weekend.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

DARLEY ALCIBIADES S. (G1), Keeneland, 1 1/16 Miles, 2YO Fillies

FASHION ALERT, 2YO filly by Old Fashioned – Titan...

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Keeneland Barn Notes Oct 2

· 12:53 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 2

·         CLOSE HATCHES ARRIVES AT KEENELAND FOR SUNDAY’S JUDDMONTE SPINSTER (Click here for a video.)   

·         2015 OFFICIAL BREEDERS’ CUP EVENT LOGO TO BE UNVEILED THURSDAY

·         CRONINTHEBARBARIAN SEEKS TO PLUNDER...

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Keeneland Fall Meet with New Surface

· 11:56 am

Wise DanFor Fall 2014, Keeneland welcomes a new innovative dirt racing surface along with their standard line-up of quality races, including the Fall Stars weekend during opening...

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Keeneland Barn Notes - Oct 1

· 12:19 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1

·         WISE DAN GOOD TO GO FOR SATURDAY’S $1 MILLION SHADWELL TURF MILE

·         PRIORESS WINNER STONETASTIC TOPS THOROUGHBRED CLUB OF AMERICA FIELD

·         NO NAY NEVER FACES 10 RIVALS IN WOODFORD PRESENTED BY KEENELAND SELECT

·         TOM LEACH INTERVIEWS TRAINERS...

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Better Lucky to Face Eight Rivals in Bid for First Lady Repeat; Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity Attracts 12 Juveniles

· 12:18 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 1, 2014) – Godolphin Racing’s Better Lucky will attempt to become the first repeat winner of Keeneland’s $400,000 First Lady (G1) on Saturday when she faces eight rivals in the 17th running of the one-mile grass test.

The First Lady will...

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Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan Faces Seven Rivals in Saturday’s $1 Million Shadwell Turf Mile

· 12:17 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 1, 2014) – Morton Fink’s reigning two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who is based at Keeneland, will face seven opponents Saturday in the 29th running of the Shadwell Turf Mile (G1), the first $1 million race in Keeneland history.

The...

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Two-Time Stakes Winner Fashion Alert Heads Opening-Day Darley Alcibiades

· 5:44 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 30, 2014) –  George Bolton and Barry Hall’s undefeated Fashion Alert headlines...

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V. E. Day, Majestic Harbor Lead 68 Keeneland Sales Graduates Competing on Exciting Weekend of Racing

· 11:59 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 26, 2014) – Sixty-eight Keeneland sales graduates are among the graded stakes entries on an outstanding weekend of racing which features multiple Grade 1 stakes at Belmont and Santa Anita, including 11 Breeders’ Cup Challenge races. Belmont’s Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) and Santa Anita’s Awesome Again (G1) award the final two automatic bids for the Breeders...

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Keeneland’s Fall Race Meet Kicks Off With Fall Stars Weekend

· 7:35 am

Opening weekend debuts new dirt track and features Keeneland’s first million-dollar race; Season offers Breeders’ Cup Challenge races, fan outreach, enhanced Race Day App

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 26, 2014) – Keeneland thunders out of the starting gate for its Fall race meet on Friday, Oct. 3, with world-class racing on a new dirt...

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Keeneland-Sold Sophomores Shine in Graded Stakes Wins

· 10:53 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 22, 2014) – Graduates of Keeneland sales accounted for three North American graded stakes this weekend: Florida Won rallied from last to upset a strong field in the Ontario Derby (G3) at Woodbine; Divine Oath took advantage in the stretch of an opening along the inside to capture the Kent (G3) at Delaware Park; and...

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Keeneland September Sale Graduates Sweet Reason, Stopchargingmaria Headline Cotillion

· 12:21 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 19, 2014) – Six of the nine fillies entered in Saturday’s Cotillion (G1) at Parx Racing are graduates of Keeneland’s 2012 September Yearling Sale, led by multiple Grade 1 winners Sweet Reason and Stopchargingmaria. Also at Parx on Saturday, fellow 2012 September Sale alum Noble Moon, recent winner of the...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Vie for Breeders’ Cup Berths in Weekend Graded Stakes

· 2:32 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 12, 2014) – Forty-two Keeneland sales graduates are competing in graded stakes this weekend. Many are racing for an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships as part of the “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series: graded stakes winners Grand Arch and Jack Milton are entered in the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine...

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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Cristina’s Journey Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth with Pocahontas Win

· 6:11 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 8, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Cristina’s Journey won her stakes debut, taking the Pocahontas (G2) at Churchill Downs on Saturday. For her victory, Cristina’s Journey earned 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) and an automatic berth in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) on...

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V. E. Day Becomes Fifth Consecutive Keeneland Sales Alum to Win Travers

· 7:52 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 25, 2014) V. E. Day and Wicked Strong, both graduates of Keeneland’s 2012 September Yearling Sale, ran 1-2 in Saturday’s Travers (G1) at Saratoga.

V. E. Day came with a late drive to overtake stablemate Wicked Strong in the final strides and win by a nose. Both horses are trained by Jimmy Jerkens. V. E. Day becomes...

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$1 Million Up for Grabs on Travers Card Plus 2X points!

· 9:19 am

The Mid-Summer Derby brings together some of the best 3-year-olds in training (including Belmont victor Tonalist, pictured courtesy of Z), and this year's Travers Day on Saturday, August 23 also supplies one of the largest ...

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Keeneland Sales Grads Take Center Stage in Grade 1 Stakes

· 10:13 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 15, 2014) – Thirty-nine Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes on a spectacular weekend (Aug. 16-17) of racing across the country. Nineteen of those sales alumni are competing in the featured six Grade 1 events, including promising stakes winner Hardest Core in the Arlington Million (G1); two-time Grade 1 stakes winner and...

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Million Day Boasts Big Pools and Low Takeout

· 6:04 am

Arlington International Racecourse provides a turf stakes filled card (including three Grade 1's) as well as great multi-race wagers for Arlington Million day on Saturday, August 16. 

Arlington...

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Keeneland-Sold Juveniles Cavorting, Sunset Glow Earn Grade 2 Victories

· 6:41 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 11, 2014) – Juvenile fillies Cavorting and Sunset Glow, both alumni of Keeneland sales, notched impressive wins in Grade 2 stakes this week. Cavorting, sold as a weanling at the 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale, turned in a gritty performance to take the Adirondack (G2) at Saratoga on Sunday, while Sunset Glow, a graduate...

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Keeneland-Sold Juveniles in Graded Stakes Spotlight

· 2:21 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 8, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates highlight the entries for a pair of juvenile stakes at Saratoga on Sunday. The well-bred Take Charge Brandi, second in the recent Schuylerville (G3) and Cavorting, an impressive 11-length maiden winner, go postward in the Adirondack (G2), while the talented graded stakes-placed ...

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Registration Opens for Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge

· 11:44 am

Horse Racing’s Largest Live Money Event Returns Oct 31- Nov 1 at Santa Anita Park

Keeneland and Aqueduct to be first ever Satellite Tournament Venues 

Top 15 finishers Gain Automatic Entry into 2015 DRF/NTRA NHC in Las Vegas

LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 7, 2014) - The...

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