Keeneland Racecourse

Keeneland Closes 2018 Spring Meet With Near-Record Handle

Keeneland closed its 2018 Spring Meet on Friday with near-record all-sources wagering on Keeneland of more than $157 million, highlighted by an all-time single-day handle record on Toyota Blue Grass Day and driven by full fields of quality horses and competition among the nation’s top owners, trainers and jockeys. All-sources wagering on Keeneland racing totaled […]

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Aubrie Green Scores ‘Dream’ First Win At Keeneland

Aubrie Green beamed as she walked down the tunnel to return to the Jockeys Quarters yesterday after her first Keeneland victory aboard trainer Jose Sanchez’s Mansoor in the first race. “Oh, my gosh – I’m in shock,” Green said. “I kind of want to cry.” Green, who grew up in Ririe, Idaho, rode her own Thoroughbred in […]

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Gas Station Sushi Gets The Job Done In Beaumont

Making just the second start of her career, Gas Station Sushi came from off the pace to win Sunday’s Grade 3 Beaumont Stakes by about 1 1/2 lengths. Sent to the post as the 2-1 favorite, the 3-year-old daughter of Into Mischief covered seven furlongs over the fast main track in 1:26.77. Ridden by Corey […]

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Brown ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Good Magic’s Chances In Blue Grass

Chad Brown, coming off two consecutive years that earned him the Eclipse Award as outstanding trainer, was at Keeneland for the first time this season Friday morning to oversee the training of his stable that includes champion and Toyota Blue Grass (G2) 2-1 morning-line favorite Good Magic. “The horse looks great,” Brown said about the Curlin colt, who […]

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American Gal Headlines Field Of 13 In Madison Stakes

Kaleem Shah’s American Gal, unraced since winning the Test (G1) at Saratoga by 4 lengths, and Carl Moore Management’s multiple stakes winner Finley’sluckycharm head a field of 13 fillies and mares entered Tuesday for Saturday’s 17th running of the $300,000 Madison (G1). The Madison, run at 7 furlongs on the main track, will go as the eighth race on Saturday’s 11-race program with a 5:10 […]

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Rachel Alexandra Winner Monomoy Girl Leads Seven-Horse Field In Ashland

Monomoy Stables, Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables’ Monomoy Girl has been installed as the 4-5 favorite in a field of seven 3-year-old fillies entered Tuesday for Saturday’s 81st running of the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1) at Keeneland. The 1 1/16-mile main track test offers 170 points toward the $1 million Kentucky Oaks (G1) to be run May 4 at Churchill Downs […]

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Blue Grass Probable Blended Citizen ‘Handled The Track’ In Keeneland Breeze

Greg Hall and SAYJAY Racing’s Blended Citizen, who has had much of his success on the grass and all-weather surfaces, prepared for his return to the dirt in next Saturday’s $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2) by working 5 furlongs in 1:01.20 over a fast main track this morning at Keeneland. Blended Citizen and workmate Arawak began to ease into the […]

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Sporting Chance, Good Magic ‘Probable’ For Toyota Blue Grass

Robert Baker and William Mack’s Sporting Chance and Three Diamonds Farm’s California Night have joined the list of prospective starters for the 94th running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G2). The 1 1/8-mile dirt race on April 7 offers 170 points on a scale of 100-40-20-10 to the first four finishers on the Road to the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented […]

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Trainers Exam Prep Class Scheduled For Nov. 16-18 At Keeneland

Dr. C. Reid “Mac” McLellan will conduct his 3-day Trainers Exam Prep Class at Keeneland Racecourse, November 16-18 the final Thursday-Saturday of the Keeneland 2017 Fall Breeding Stock Sale. Tuition is $349 with a special Early Bird rate of $299 if paid by November 6. Enrollment is limited to 12 participants, so early registration is […]

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Suedois Runs Down Heart To Heart In Shadwell Turf Mile

Making his first start in the United States, George Turner and Clipper Logistics’ Suedois transferred his form accordingly with a 1/4-length score in the Grade 1 Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland. Off at odds of 9-1, the 6-year-old gelded son of Le Havre ran down pacesetting 2-1 favorite Heart to Heart for a first top-level […]

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