Keeneland Racecourse

Keeneland Releases 2020 Summer Condition Book; Average Daily Purses At $948,000

Keeneland has released the Condition Book for its five-day Summer Meet at Keeneland, to be held Wednesday, July 8 through Sunday, July 12. The Condition Book is available online at Keeneland.com/racing or by clicking here. “We are excited to offer such a high-quality Condition Book and to have the opportunity to present a number of […]

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Keeneland Requests Five-Day Summer Meet In Early July; Blue Grass Stakes On July 11

Keeneland has submitted a request to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s Race Dates Committee for a five-day Summer Meet, to be held Wednesday, July 8 through Sunday, July 12. Under the current safety protocols, the Summer Meet would be held without spectators. The summer dates accommodate a portion of the 16-day Spring Meet that Keeneland […]

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Keeneland Cancels 2020 Spring Meet; No Additional Horses Will Be Allowed To Ship In

Keeneland officials announced Monday the cancellation of the track’s upcoming Spring Meet, which was scheduled for April 2-24, due to health and safety concerns surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19. The decision was made following a guidance announcement issued Sunday, March 15, by the Center for Disease Control, which warned against holding large events and mass […]

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Keeneland Adds TVG As Sponsor Of Limestone Turf Sprint, Woodford Stakes

Keeneland announced today that it has expanded its partnership with TVG, America’s horse racing network, to include sponsorship of the TVG Limestone Turf Sprint during the Spring Meet and the Woodford (G2) Presented by TVG during the Fall Meet. “Keeneland and TVG have a long, successful relationship that continues to evolve in exciting ways,” Keeneland […]

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First Female Rider To Win At Keeneland Returns To Track For Documentary Of Her Life

Kaye Bell, the first female jockey to win at Keeneland when she accomplished the feat in 1972, was back at the track this past week to film parts of a documentary of her life. Filming will include an interview with former Keeneland President James E. “Ted Bassett III, whom Bell credits as an exceptional supporter […]

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Updated: Geroux Suffers Fractured Sternum In Training Incident At Keeneland

Jockey Florent Geroux was unseated Sunday morning during training hours at Keeneland, according to TVG. He was hospitalized and underwent x-rays, but was able to move his arms and legs. Caton Bredar later reported on Twitter that the jockey had been diagnosed with a broken sternum. The incident occurred later in the morning when Geroux was […]

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Cambier Parc Tops Filly Trio For Chad Brown In QE II Challenge Cup

OXO Equine’s Cambier Parc, winner of the Del Mar Oaks (G1) Presented by The Jockey Club in her most recent start, tops a field of nine 3-year-old fillies entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 36th running of the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1). Contested at 1 1/8 miles on the Keeneland turf […]

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Distaff Contender Blue Prize In Good Shape After Spinster Stakes Victory

Trainer Ignacio Correas IV reported that Merriebelle Stable’s Blue Prize (ARG) exited her repeat victory in Sunday’s $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1) in good shape as preparations began for Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) run at Santa Anita on Nov. 2. “She ate up everything last night and is good this morning,” Correas said of the 6-year-old […]

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Stubbins Finds Clear Path From Last-To-First In Woodford

McShane Racing’s Stubbins was able to work out a clean trip from last-to-first in Saturday’s Grade 2 Woodward, pulling away to win by about three-quarters of a length at 7-1. It was the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old son of Morning Line, ridden by Joel Rosario for trainer Doug O’Neill. Stubbins completed 5 […]

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