Keeneland Stakes

Pin Oak Valley View split into two divisions

An overflow group of 24 3-year-old fillies passed the entry box Tuesday morning, forcing Keeneland officials to split Friday’s 22nd running of the $125,000 Pin Oak Valley View (G3) into divisions for the second time in the race’s history. The 1 1/16-mile grass test was split into two divisions in 2009. The first division of […]

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Keeneland: 16 stakes, five Grade 1’s at spring meet

Five Grade 1 stakes, among them the Toyota Blue Grass, Central Bank Ashland and the newly upgraded Jenny Wiley Stakes, headline the 16 stakes worth $3.625 million slated for Keeneland’s 2012 spring race meeting.   The 15-day spring meeting will be held Friday, April 6 through Friday, April 27. There is no racing on Mondays, […]

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Field set for G2 Fayette on Keeneland’s closing day

New York-bred Future Prospect and 2009 Toyota Blue Grass (G1) winner General Quarters finished one-two in the WinStar Kentucky Cup (G2) on September 24 at Turfway Park and will meet again on Saturday in the 53rd running of the $150,000 Fayette (G2) on closing day of Keeneland’s 17-day Fall Meeting. The two will break beside […]

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Kentucky Cup top two may clash in Keeneland stakes finale

Future Prospect and General Quarters, 1-2 finishers in the WinStar Kentucky Cup (G2) at Turfway Park on September 24, will likely meet again in the 53rd running of the $150,000 Fayette (G2), a 1 1/8-mile race for three-year-olds and up on closing day at Keeneland. Those two horses, as well as Workin for Hops, fourth […]

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Sanagas breaks course record in off-the-turf Sycamore

Winning his second stakes in his fourth start since arriving in North America, Andreas Jacobs’ Sanagas (GER) took the lead down the stretch and won the 17th running of the $100,00 Sycamore on Thursday in track-record time before a Keeneland crowd of 6,943. The Sycamore, a Grade 3 race, was to be run at 1½ […]

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SoCal runners invade Keeneland for Lexus Raven Run

Great Hot (BRZ), who finished third in the 1 1/16-mile Lady’s Secret (G1) at Santa Anita on October 1 behind Zazu and Ultra Blend, has been entered in Saturday’s $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2). Entries for the 13th running of seven-furlong race for 3-year-old fillies were drawn on Wednesday. Chantal Sutherland, who has made only […]

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Keeneland: Friday turf feature draws full field of three-year-old fillies

Catesby W. Clay’s Bizzy Caroline and Augustin Stable’s Dynamic Holiday both were assigned top weight of 123 pounds for Friday’s 21st running of the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View (G3). Entries were drawn Tuesday for the 1 1/16-mile race on turf, which drew an overflow field of 12 3-year-old fillies and two also-eligibles. Trained by […]

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NBC Video: 3-way photo finish in Keeneland Stakes

NBC Sports has posted a video showing the amazing three-way photo finish between Luke of York, Voodoo Daddy, and Larry Zip in Saturday’s Keeneland 75th Anniversary Stakes. Enjoy!

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Winter Memories to face new, familiar foes in QE II Cup

The Phillips Racing Partnership’s Winter Memories, a spectacular last-to-first winner of the Garden City (G1) in her most recent start, headlines a field of eight 3-year-old fillies entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 28th running of the $400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) at 1 1/8 miles on the grass. Trained by two-time QE II winner […]

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Winter Memories set for year-ender at Keeneland

Winter Memories began her stellar 2011 campaign in April with a win at Keeneland and she could end the year the same way in Saturday’s 28th running of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) at 1 1/8 miles on the turf. Owned by the Phillips Racing Partnership and trained by James Toner, Winter Memories […]

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