News and Updates

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4 Opens

· 6:00 am

The Future Derby Pool 4 is your last chance to place future wager bets on the 140th...

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Redeem Your Points Now at Anytime!

· 2:41 pm

Our players asked for it and we are giving it to you. Keeneland Select players can now redeem their rewards points at anytime with our new rewards request function. Once you have obtained 5,000 points you can redeem those points for a $50 wagering credit on the rewards balance page. Below are instructions on how to redeem your points.

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New IVR Deposit Methods Now Available

· 2:07 pm

Keeneland Select now offers a new option to deposit funds into your account. Players can now make deposits through our phone IVR system with a credit or debit card or with EZ Money. Here are the steps to making a deposit through the IVR system:

  1. Call Player Services at 1-855-533-2387
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Keeneland Select Presents Pick of the Week Handicapping Video Series

· 11:24 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 28, 2014) – Keeneland’s official online wagering service, Keeneland Select, continues to enhance its experience for seasoned horseplayers and new racing fans by offering a handicapping video series that looks at the most prominent races each weekend through the spring.

The “...

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KY Derby Future Pool 3 Opens

· 2:56 pm

The Future Derby Pool 3 brings about a new round of excitement as we get closer to the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby. Beginning Thursday, February 26th, minimum $2 win and exacta bets can be placed on both the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks, which is only available during this short weekend window. There are 24 wagering interests for both of the pools and a...

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Keeneland Select Window moving to 2nd floor

· 3:36 pm

Starting March 1st, the ADW window located on the 3rd floor of the Keeneland grandstand will move to the 2nd floor information window. Make your deposits and withdrawals for Keeneland Select with our friendly mutuel clerks anytime during simulcast hours. Remember, you can now deposit and withdraw at any betting window with any mutuel clerk, any self-service...

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New Web and Mobile Features Added to Keeneland Select

· 11:26 am

Keeneland Select has added new website and mobile features designed to give members greater control and more options.

“Manage My Account” Page Updates

Members can now access and edit profile information via the “Manage My Account” page,...

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Keeneland Select Horseplayers Compete in National Handicapping Championship

· 7:44 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 23, 2014) – Successful handicappers who play with Keeneland Select are among the 489 entrants who will gather at Treasure Island Las Vegas to vie for the title of “Handicapper of the Year” in the Daily Racing Form...

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Beaumont Presented by Keeneland Select receives purse increase

· 11:16 am

Keeneland Schedules 16 Stakes Worth $3.725 Million for 2014 Spring Meet

Purse Increases for Beaumont and Elkhorn

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 14, 2013) – Sixteen stakes worth a total of $3.725 million, boosted by purse increases for the Beaumont Presented by Keeneland Select (G2) and Elkhorn (G2), headline Keeneland’s 2014 spring...

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Keeneland Select supports Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

· 1:15 pm

In 2012, Keeneland joined a broad-based group of Thoroughbred industry partners to establish the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance – an organization designed to serve as both the accrediting body for...

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New Derby Future Wager Pool Announced

· 8:23 am

Keeneland Select will once again offer all five Kentucky Oaks & Derby Future Wager pools to Keeneland Select members. New for 2014 editions of the races is a fourth Derby Pool which will be available for four days near Thanksgiving, November 27-30, 2014. The November pool will open at noon Eastern on the 27 and close on the 30th prior to post time...

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Keeneland fall meet wagering promotions announced

· 9:02 am

There will be several wagering promotions offered for the Keeneland fall meet beginning on October 4, 2013. Keeneland will offer Pick 4 guaranteed pools to all Keeneland wagering customers, while Keeneland Select will reserve additional promotions for Keeneland Select customers who wager online or by phone.

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Notice to Keeneland Select Customers

· 12:14 pm

Notice to Keeneland Select customers

Due to a tote malfunction on Wednesday, September 11, some wagering pools were not transmitted to their respective hosts. As a result, all wagers made on Wednesday involving the following races will be refunded –

Races bet at Keeneland simulcasting:    Belmont (race 9), Delaware Park (race 9), Indiana Downs (...

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Improved Keeneland Select Web Support Now Offered

· 12:31 pm

The Keeneland Select website now offers improved technical support and assistance for its players. New to the site is a “Live Help” feature which enables members to speak with a Player Services representative in a web chat format, with any questions answered in real time. This feature is accessed by visiting the Support page and clicking on the “Live Help”...

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Keeneland Select to Sponsor Woodford Stakes at Fall Meet

· 6:27 am

LEXINGTON, KY (July 25, 2013) – Keeneland has scheduled 17 stakes – six of which are Grade 1 races – worth $4.625 million in purse money for its 2013 fall race meeting, to be held October 4-26.

The fall meeting, which opens with the prestigious Fall Stars Weekend, is among the richest in the country with purses averaging approximately...

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Keeneland Select Launches Improved Mobile Site

· 7:03 am

Keeneland Select is set to launch its new mobile site on Thursday, July 25 at m.keenelandselect.com. After hearing customers’ wants and needs, upgrades and changes to the mobile site were made with the player’s convenience and ease of use in mind.

New to the mobile site is a listing of live races and results...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate President’s Cup Day in Russia

· 5:35 am

Keeneland sales alumni were impressive in their performances on President’s Cup Day, held Monday, July 1, at Central Moscow Hippodrome, led by Baletmeister and Mori’s Arch, who finished 1-2 in Russia’s richest race, the President of the Russian Federation Stakes.

Known as the President’s Cup, the stakes is a Russian...

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Illinois Residents Eligible for Keeneland Select

· 9:00 am

Beginning on July 1, Illinois residents join 30 other states that are eligible to wager as Keeneland Select members. Keeneland Select members are able to bet on virtually every Thoroughbred, Harness and Quarter Horse race at venues across the globe from the convenience of a computer, tablet, or mobile device. Keeneland Select offers wagering on daily cards...

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Keeneland September Sale Grads Dominate Triple Crown

· 12:48 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (June 10, 2013) – Keeneland September Yearling Sales graduates ...

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Belmont Hot List returns big

· 2:42 pm

The Belmont Hot List is returning big this week. Check below to see the returns by using their horses.

Belmont on Wednesday
  • Race 1 - $326.50 trifecta
  • Race 2 - $67.50 exacta
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Seven Keeneland Sales Graduates, Led by Preakness Winner Oxbow, Entered in Belmont

· 1:48 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2013) – Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Oxbow headlines seven Keeneland sales graduates chasing history in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes (G1). Keeneland sales alumni comprise half of the 14-horse field and include: Frac Daddy, Overanalyze, Oxbow, Midnight Taboo, ...

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· 2:42 pm


Horse Racing’s Largest Live Money Event Returns Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 30, 2013) ...

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· 5:42 am

 The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., has earned re-accreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. The re-accreditation followed a complete review of all racing operations at the facility. Keeneland received its initial Alliance accreditation in April 2009. All...

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Hot List gets strong hits

· 2:45 pm

Belmont's Hot List has returned some strong returns if you used their hot list horses in your strategy. Below is a look at the return. 

Belmont Hot List

Wednesday, May 22

Race 1...

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Derby Day Account Best Practices

· 2:04 pm

Make sure your Kentucky Derby and Oaks Days go smoothly with these tips for your account. 

  1. Know your login username and password. Check your information by logging on before. If you do not know, click the login retrieval link below the login area. 
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Celebrate Oaks and Derby Days at Keeneland

· 10:36 am


LEXINGTON, KY (April 30, 2013) – Keeneland celebrates Kentucky Oaks and Derby Weekend, May 3-4, with a party to suit everyone’s style, whether it be a casual picnic in the paddock or a hip cocktail party in the clubhouse. 

Fans can wager on simulcast racing from Churchill Downs as well as major tracks around the country at Keeneland on both Oaks and Derby Days...

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· 9:27 am


Born in Kentucky and sold at Keeneland, Al Qasr returned to the Bluegrass on Sunday to make his next start in Friday’s Elkhorn Stakes (G2). The race continues quite a journey for the five-year-old horse by Aptitude, who was the 2012 Horse of the Year in Peru for the Soribel Stable of Fahed Mitre.

In May of last year, Al Qasr won the Gran Premio 25 De Mayo, a...

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· 7:06 am


Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who won the Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) here on April 12 in his 2013 debut, worked five furlongs in :59.60 on Wednesday. The time was the fastest of the 14 workers at the distance.

“I just wanted to work him one time and see how he worked and how his fitness level was,” trainer Charlie LoPresti said about the six-year-old Wiseman’s Ferry...

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Fleur de Lis Target for Doubledogdare Winner Ice Cream Silence

· 9:19 am


The promise that Ice Cream Silence showed last spring re-emerged at Keeneland on Friday with her front-running triumph in the Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes (G3).

“That was a tough field she beat yesterday with Inglorious in there and Mystical Star, who was second in the (Juddmonte) Spinster Stakes-G1) last year,” trainer...

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· 11:52 am


Grade 1 winners Golden Ticket and Richard’s Kid, plus Keeneland graded stakes winner Successful Dan, top a deep field of seven entered Thursday for Sunday’s 83rd running of the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes (G3) at 1 1/8 miles on the main track.

The Ben Ali, which served as the launching pad for Wise Dan’s Horse of the...

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