Keeneland Fall Meet

Keeneland’s Fall Meet Offers Wide Variety Of Special Events For Fans

Autumn in the Bluegrass is highlighted by spectacular racing set against a landscape ablaze with color during Keeneland’s Fall Meet, which commences Friday, Oct. 6, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 28. The excitement is building for Keeneland’s opening Fall Stars Weekend, featuring key prep races for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, and the entire 17-day […]

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Valadorna, Runner-Up in BC Juvenile Fillies, To Return During Keeneland Meet

Stonestreet Stables’ Valadorna, sidelined since undergoing surgery to repair a condylar fracture in her left hind leg in April, will make her return to the races at Keeneland next month. The BloodHorse reports that the 3-year-old daughter of Curlin has worked five times since late August, the most recent being a four-furlong bullet work at Churchill Downs […]

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Racing’s Stars Set To Shine During Keeneland’s Opening ‘Fall Stars’ Weekend

WinStar Farm’s American Patriot, winner of this spring’s Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) at Keeneland, and two-time Grade 1 winner Divisidero headline the list of horses nominated to Keeneland’s Fall Stars Weekend on Oct. 6-8, the opening weekend of the 17-day Fall Meet that runs through Oct. 28. Fall Stars Weekend features nine graded stakes worth […]

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Keeneland: Six Grade 1 Races Headline $5.325 Million Fall Stakes Schedule

Keeneland’s 2017 Fall Meet, which covers 17 days from Oct. 6-28, will present six Grade 1 races among 17 graded stakes worth $5.325 million and will showcase many of the nation’s top contenders aiming for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships during its signature Fall Stars Weekend on the first three days of the season. Among […]

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Keeneland’s Fall Meet Posts Double-Digit Gains In Handle And Attendance

Keeneland closed its 2016 Fall Meet, which celebrated the 80th anniversary of racing at the world-famous track, on Saturday with record total on-track attendance of 276,543 and substantial gains in on-track and all-sources wagering. Double-digit growth in attendance and handle for the 17-day Fall Meet, held Oct. 7-29, was fueled by full, top-quality fields that […]

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NBC To Host Two Live Broadcasts From Keeneland

Final automatic qualifying positions for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be at stake Oct. 8 and Oct. 9 in a pair of live NBC shows. Coverage begins at 5 p.m. EDT, Saturday on NBC from Keeneland in Lexington, with the $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) and the $500,000 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (gr. […]

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‘Quality And Quantity’ On Display As Keeneland Kicks Off Fall Meet

Racing returns once again to Keeneland Racecourse as the fall meet gets underway Friday. The Lexington, Ky., racetrack will kick things off with its annual ‘Fall Stars Weekend’, which features nine graded stakes races – five of them Grade 1’s. Although the competition to attract top quality horses remains a challenge, with tracks such as Belmont […]

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A.P. Indian Goes For Sixth Straight Win In G2 Phoenix Stakes

Green Lantern Stables’ homebred A.P. Indian, winner of the Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) and Forego (G1) at Saratoga in his past two races, headlines a field of seven sprinters entered Tuesday for Friday’s 164th running of the $250,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G2) on opening day of Keeneland’s 17-day Fall Meet. The six-furlong dirt test […]

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Fall Stars Weekend To Kick Off Keeneland’s 80th Anniversary Of Racing

Keeneland celebrates its 80th anniversary of racing when the 2016 Fall Meet gets underway Friday, Oct. 7. The 17-day meet opens with Keeneland’s prestigious Fall Stars Weekend, when many of racing’s most celebrated horses make their final starts before next month’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita, and continues the excitement through closing day […]

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Keeneland: Lucrative Fall Stakes Schedule On Tap As Track Marks Its 80th Anniversary

Keeneland will offer 17 graded stakes worth $5.275 million during its 2016 Fall Meet, to be held Oct. 7-29, which kicks off with nine graded stakes presented as part of the track’s prestigious Fall Stars Weekend. Eight Fall Meet stakes are Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” events with winners automatically qualifying for a […]

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