Keeneland Fall Meet

Heavenly Love Will Train Up To Breeders’ Cup At Churchill Downs

Trainer Mark Casse enjoyed a tremendous opening day to the Keeneland Fall Meet on Friday with three victories headlined by Heavenly Love’s 5½-length romp in the Darley Alcibiades (G1). However, he did not see a single race live. “I was supposed to leave Gainesville (Florida) at 6 in the morning but they were having trouble with the plane,” Casse said. […]

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Near-Record Crowd Sparks Increased Handle On Keeneland’s Opening Day Card

Indian summer weather and exciting racing combined to produce a near-record crowd of 19,204 for opening day of the Keeneland Fall Meet. On-track wagering rose eight percent to $1,470,920, and all-sources handle increased two percent to $8,756,822. Debby Oxley’s homebred Heavenly Love shook clear at the top of the stretch and drew off to win […]

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Temporada De Otoño 2017 En Keeneland: Entre Mejoras, Lujo Y Controversia

La llegada del otoño en los Estados Unidos es sinónimo – entre otras cosas – de hipismo en Keeneland, uno de los hipódromos más atractivos del país, no solo por su esplendor, sino también por la categoría del espectáculo que este año se extiende desde el viernes 6 hasta el sábado 28 de Octubre. Los […]

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Lazenby Homebred A Sentimental Favorite For Connections In Keeneland’s Breeders’ Futurity

Ready Prospector, a Louisiana gelding with strong ties to the Russell Cave corridor of Lexington, will attempt to extend his winning streak to three when he enters the gate for the $500,000 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity-G1 going a mile and a sixteenth at Keeneland on Saturday. The winner of the Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity will earn an […]

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Horseplayers Association Urges Keeneland Boycott

The Horseplayers Association of North America (HANA) and Playersboycott.org have jointly announced that a horseplayer boycott of Keeneland is underway, citing an increase in takeout despite a revenue windfall from Historical Racing machines located at The Red Mile as reasons for the boycott. “Keeneland decided to hit horseplayers with a takeout increase,” HANA President and […]

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Keeneland: Close To $1 Million In Winning Pari-Mutuel Tickets From Past Year Still Uncashed

It used to be a common sight at racetracks – people walking around the grandstand area with their eyes focused on the ground, stopping occasionally to pick up a discarded betting ticket. Every so often, the person would get lucky and discover an uncashed winning ticket. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that over the past year, unclaimed/uncashed pari-mutuel […]

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Keeneland To Initiate Concussion Protocols For Jockeys Beginning With Fall Meet

Keeneland will require jockeys competing in the 2017 Fall Meet, which begins Friday, to complete a baseline concussion assessment prior to being allowed to ride. Keeneland is among the first race tracks in the U.S. to establish concussion management and return to participation protocol. Indiana Grand has had concussion protocols in place for three years, […]

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Keeneland: Limousine Liberal, Whitmore Square Off In Opening Day’s Phoenix Stakes

Katherine Ball’s Limousine Liberal, Keeneland’s track record holder at 6½ furlongs, and Robert LaPenta, Ron Moquett and Head of Plains Partners’ Whitmore, who emerged as one of the nation’s top sprinters this spring, headline a field of 11 entered Tuesday for Friday’s 165th running of the $250,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G2) for 3-year-olds and […]

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Lexington’s Phoenix Festival Honors Man O’ War, Grooms Harbut And Graves

Celebrating the great racehorse Man o’ War and honoring two of his grooms are the centerpiece of this year’s Phoenix Festival Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. ET at the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden on East Third Street in Lexington, Ky. The event is free and open to the public. In keeping with its mission […]

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Keeneland: Rolling Super High Five Part Of Fall Wagering Menu

When Keeneland’s Fall Meet begins Friday, the Rolling Super High Five – which requires a player to pick the first five horses in order – will be available each race with a minimum of seven wagering interests, with carryover provisions to the next race. If a race has no winning tickets, the full amount carries […]

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