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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Exaggerator Wins Preakness

· 12:24 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (May 23, 2016) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale have won both legs of the 2016 Triple Crown contested so far, with Nyquist taking the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) on May 7 at Churchill Downs and Exaggerator capturing the Xpressbet.com Preakness (G1) on Saturday at Pimlico.

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan Entries

· 6:24 am

LEXINGTON, KY (May 19, 2016) – Keeneland is represented by 42 sales graduates competing in graded stakes held nationally over Preakness (G1) weekend. Seven of the 11 Preakness entries are alumni of Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale, led by Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

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Kentucky Derby Winner Nyquist Leads Seven Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Preakness

· 7:17 am

LEXINGTON, KY (May 19, 2016) – Undefeated champion and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Nyquist leads the seven Keeneland sales graduates who are among the 11 horses entered in the 141st running of the $1.5 million Xpressbet.com Preakness (G1) on Saturday at Pimlico.

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Keeneland Sales Graduate Cavorting Romps in Ruffian

· 8:52 am

LEXINGTON, KY (May 16, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduate Cavorting posted an authoritative victory in Saturday’s Ruffian (G2) at Belmont, pulling away easily in the stretch to win by five lengths.

 

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

 

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Keeneland Sales Graduates and Grade 1 Winners Cavorting, Include Betty Meet in Ruffian Handicap

· 11:08 am

LEXINGTON, KY (May 12, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduates and Grade 1 stakes winners Cavorting and Include Betty top entries for the Ruffian Handicap (G2), one of four graded stakes scheduled on Saturday at Belmont.

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Keeneland September Sale Graduates and Champions Nyquist, Beholder Headline Exciting Kentucky Derby Weekend

· 7:09 am

LEXINGTON, KY (May 6, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Nyquist, the morning-line favorite for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

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Eleven Keeneland Sales Graduates Among 22 Horses Entered in $2 Million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands

· 7:04 am

LEXINGTON, KY (May 5, 2016) – Eleven graduates of Keeneland sales, led by undefeated champion Nyquist, are among the 22 horses entered in Saturday’s 142nd running of the $2,391,600 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) at Churchill Downs. Approximate post time for the 1¼-mile race for 3-year-olds is 6:34 p.m. ET.

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Keeneland Sales Alum Alert Bay Powers to Victory in San Francisco Mile

· 11:17 am

LEXINGTON, KY (May 2, 2016) – Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2 in Saturday’s San Francisco Mile (G3) at Golden Gate, with Alert Bay holding off the late challenge of Gabriel Charles to prevail by a neck at the wire.

 

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

 

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Olorda (GER) Wins Bewitch on Closing Day of Keeneland’s 2016 Spring Meet

· 3:59 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (April 29, 2016) – Olorda (GER) and jockey Julien Leparoux led their nine rivals from start to finish through 1½ miles on the Keeneland turf course to win the 55th running of the $150,000 Bewitch (G3) before 18,030 fans on closing day of the track’s 2016 Spring Meet.

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 29

· 11:44 am

FRIDAY, APRIL 29 – CLOSING DAY

·       NYQUIST TURNS IN FINAL DERBY WORK ON KEENELAND’S CLOSING DAY

·       LAOBAN BREEZES; DERBY TRY STILL A POSSIBILITY

·       WATCH AND WAGER ON THE KENTUCKY DERBY AND OAKS AT KEENELAND

·       CLOSING DAY SPECIAL EVENTS

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Highlight Closing-Day Bewitch at Keeneland

· 7:33 am

LEXINGTON, KY (April 29, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduates Songoficeandfire, second in the recent Orchid (G3) at Gulfstream, and stakes winners Street of Gold and Miss Chatelaine are featured in today’s Bewitch (G3) at Keeneland.

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Lightning Dove Wins Thursday’s Brookdale Purse at Keeneland

· 3:03 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (April 28, 2016) – In the first race of her career, Windmill Manor Farm’s homebred Lightning Dove led her five rivals from start to finish to win the $50,000 Brookdale Purse for 2-year-old fillies on Thursday afternoon before 9,963 fans at Keeneland.

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 28

· 8:43 am

Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet runs through Friday.

First post is 1:05 p.m. ET.

 

 

** UNDEFEATED CHAMPION AND KENTUCKY DERBY (G1) FAVORITE NYQUIST TO WORK AT KEENELAND ON FRIDAY AT 12:15 P.M. **

 

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 27

· 9:49 am
Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet concludes Friday.
First post is 1:05 p.m. ET.
 O’NEILL BACK AT KEENELAND FOR MORE NYQUIST
 OLIVER SENDS OUT PERSONAL DIARY AND ANNULMENT IN BEWITCH
 GALLOPING OUT
 CLOSING WEEK SPECIAL EVENTS
 SPRING MEET LEADERS
O’NEILL BACK AT KEENELAND FOR MORE NYQUIST

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 26

· 5:56 am

TUESDAY, APRIL 26

Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet runs through Friday, April 29.

First post is 1:05 p.m. ET.

 

·       GRADED STAKES WINNERS HEAD FIELD OF 12 TURF MARATHONERS

FOR CLOSING-DAY BEWITCH

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Johns Kitten Takes Sunday’s Cobra Purse; Leparoux Gets 400th Keeneland Victory

· 6:05 am

LEXINGTON, KY (April 24, 2016) – Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Johns Kitten emerged in front of a three-horse stretch duel by a neck to win the $62,000 Cobra Purse for 4-year-olds and up before a near-record Sunday afternoon crowd of 19,876.

Trained by Mike Maker and ridden by Julien Leparoux, Johns Kitten covered the 1½ miles on a firm turf course in 2:33.92.

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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Stanford Cruises to Charles Town Classic Win

· 2:40 pm
LEXINGTON, KY (April 24, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Stanford
won the $1.25 million Charles Town Classic (G2) in gate-to-wire fashion on Saturday. Finest
City, also a September Sale alum, set a track record for 6½ furlongs in winning the Great Lady
M. (G2) at Los Alamitos.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 24

· 2:39 pm

Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet runs through Friday, April 29.

First post is 1:05 p.m. ET.



NOTE: Barn Notes will not be published on Monday, April 25. They will resume on Tuesday, April 26.

·       TRAVELING MAN O’NEILL HAPPY WITH NYQUIST DAY AFTER WORK

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 23

· 3:55 pm

Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet runs through Friday, April 29.

First post is 1:05 p.m. ET.


 

·       KENTUCKY DERBY FAVORITE NYQUIST WORKS FIVE FURLONGS IN 1:01.80

·       SERVIS LEANS TOWARD KENTUCKY OAKS AFTER BULLET WORK FROM CATHRYN SOPHIA

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 23

· 3:55 pm

Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet runs through Friday, April 29.

First post is 1:05 p.m. ET.


 

·       KENTUCKY DERBY FAVORITE NYQUIST WORKS FIVE FURLONGS IN 1:01.80

·       SERVIS LEANS TOWARD KENTUCKY OAKS AFTER BULLET WORK FROM CATHRYN SOPHIA

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Favored Da Big Hoss Is The Boss in Dixiana Elkhorn Before Crowd of 32,731

· 3:54 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (April 23, 2016) – Skychai Racing’s Da Big Hoss, under a ground-saving trip from Florent Geroux, held off a late bid from Kaigun to win the 31st running of the $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn (G2) by a half-length before a Saturday afternoon crowd of 32,731. (Crowd scenics

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Brooklynsway Upsets 1-2 Favorite I’m a Chatterbox to Win Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare

· 4:34 am

Brooklynsway Upsets 1-2 Favorite I’m a Chatterbox

to Win Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 22

· 11:42 am

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet runs through Friday, April 29.

First post is 1:05 p.m. ET.

 

·       WATCH INTERVIEWS WITH HALL OF FAME JOCKEYS AT KEENELAND TODAY

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Keeneland Sales Graduate Donworth Favored in Charles Town Classic

· 2:40 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (April 21, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduate Donworth has been installed as the morning-line favorite for Saturday’s $1.25 million Charles Town Classic (G2). The field also includes Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Imperative, winner of the 2014 Charles Town Classic.

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 21

· 11:19 am

Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet runs through Friday, April 29.

First post is 1:05 p.m. ET.


 

·       WEATHER HOLDS THE KEY TO NYQUIST WORK FRIDAY

·       RACHEL’S VALENTINA IN FIRST BREEZE SINCE CENTRAL BANK ASHLAND

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No Fault of Mine Surges Late to Win Wednesday’s Featured Claiborne Purse

· 2:21 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (April 20, 2016) – Lothenbach Stables’ homebred No Fault of Mine, last at the top of the stretch, collared Ol’ Fashion Gal in deep stretch to win the $66,000 Claiborne Purse for fillies and mares by a length before a Wednesday afternoon crowd of 10,527.

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Keeneland Barn Notes - April 19

· 10:34 am

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet runs through Friday, April 29.

Racing resumes Wednesday, April 20. First post is 1:05 p.m.

 

·       I’M A CHATTERBOX HEADS FIELD OF NINE IN HILLIARD LYONS DOUBLEDOGDARE

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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Creator Solidifies Derby Berth With Arkansas Derby Victory

· 3:11 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (April 17, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates captured this weekend’s final classic preps. On the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1), Creator rallied from behind to take the Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn, while Collected unleashed a powerful run to win the Lexington (G3) at Keeneland by four lengths.

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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Creator Solidifies Derby Berth With Arkansas Derby Victory

· 3:03 pm

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Creator Solidifies Derby Berth With Arkansas Derby Victory

 

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Lightstream Remains Unbeaten With Adena Springs Beaumont Victory

· 3:02 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (April 17, 2016) – Up Hill Stable and Head of Plains Partners LLC’s undefeated Lightstream took advantage of a rail-skimming ride by Julien Leparoux to win the 31st running of the $150,000 Adena Springs Beaumont (G3) for 3-year-old fillies by three-quarters of a length over Nickname before a Sunday afternoon crowd of 20,403.

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