Keeneland Fall Meet

Keeneland: Core Beliefs, Mocito Rojo Top Contenders In Closing Day Fayette Stakes

Gary Broad’s California-based Core Beliefs and Wayne T. Davis’ Louisiana-based Mocito Rojo are the 123-pound highweights for Saturday’s 62nd running of the $200,000 Hagyard Fayette (G2) on closing day of the Fall Meet. They lead a field of 10 horses entered Wednesday for the 1 1/8-mile dirt race for 3-year-olds and up. The Hagyard Fayette will go as the ninth […]

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Blue Prize Seeks $500,000 Prize In Spinster, Berth Into Breeders’ Cup Distaff

Merriebelle Stable’s Blue Prize (ARG), who scored her biggest U.S. victory here last fall in the Juddmonte Spinster (G1), will face four rivals Sunday as she tries to become the fourth horse to win the $500,000 race for fillies and mares in consecutive years. Run at 1 1/8 miles on the main track, the Juddmonte Spinster is a […]

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TVG To Provide Exclusive Coverage Of Arc de Triomphe From Longchamp

TVG, America’s horse racing network, will offer fans and bettors a weekend full of prep races for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships which are scheduled to be held at Santa Anita in Arcadia, California on November 1 and 2. This weekend’s coverage will include the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1) from Longchamp as well […]

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Jones High On Ours To Run Heading Into ‘Win And You’re In’ Thoroughbred Club Of America

When Street Band won the Cotillion (G1) at Parx on Sept. 21, she earned a fees-paid berth to the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1). Trainer Larry Jones hopes he can get a traveling companion for Street Band when he sends out Colonel Thoroughbreds’ Ours to Run in Saturday’s 39th running of the $250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (G2), […]

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Keeneland: Top Breeders’ Cup Prospects On Tap For Fall Stars Weekend, Fall Meet

Bricks and Mortar, considered the leading Thoroughbred in training, and Rushing Fall, undefeated in four races at Keeneland, are among the multiple Grade 1 winners nominated to this year’s Fall Stars Weekend on Oct. 4-6, opening weekend of Keeneland’s 17-day Fall Meet. The first post each day of the season, which runs through Oct. 26, […]

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10 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races Part Of Keeneland’s Record Fall Stakes Schedule

Keeneland will offer a record $5.675 million in stakes purses during its 17-day Fall Meet from Oct. 4-26, which opens with the prestigious Fall Stars Weekend. Eighteen stakes, 10 of which are Breeders’ Cup Challenge races led by the $1-million Shadwell Turf Mile (G1), are on tap with $50,000 purse increases slated for the Buffalo […]

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More Than $5.5 Million In Purses, New BC Challenge Race For Keeneland’s Fall Meet

Keeneland will award $5.575 million in stakes purses for its 17-day Fall Meet to be held Oct. 5-27 to mark a record for a season without the Breeders’ Cup World Championships while offering Shadwell Farm’s 20th year of sponsorship of the $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (G1); the addition of the $200,000 Indian Summer as the season’s 10th Breeders’ […]

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Solid Attendance And Record Purse Money But Declining Handle During Keeneland Fall Meet

Keeneland closed its 17-day fall meet on Saturday, producing the second-highest attendance in track history for the fall. On-track attendance during the meet, held Oct. 6-28, totaled 270,555, second only to last fall’s record 276,543. Average daily attendance of 15,915 was just short of the record 16,267 in 2016. Robust attendance was fueled by near-record […]

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‘Equal’ Opportunity Fillies: Casse Sends Out Dream Dancing, La Coronel In QEII Challenge Cup

Dream Dancing and La Coronel – two 3-year-old fillies owned by John C. Oxley and trained by Mark Casse — will face each other in Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1) for the first time since their 1-2 finish in the Edgewood (G3) at Churchill Downs on May 5, where […]

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Stellar Field Of 11 Sophomore Fillies Set For Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup

Godolphin Racing’s Group 1 winner Wuheida (GB) and e Five Racing Thoroughbreds’ Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) winner, New Money Honey, headline a stellar roster of 11 3-year-old fillies entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 34th running of the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1). The race, run at 1 1/8 […]

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