Keeneland

Bigger Picture Finds Clear Running Late For Elkhorn Triumph

Three Diamonds Farm’s Bigger Picture is still going strong at eight years of age, as the gelding demonstrated with a win in Saturday’s G2 Elkhorn Stakes at Keeneland. The Mike Maker-trained son of Badge of Silver, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, had no room to run heading into the far turn but got clear in the […]

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Code Of Honor Has Final Keeneland Breeze Before Shipping To Louisville

William S. Farish’s homebred Code of Honor closed the major Keeneland portion of his preparation for the $3 million Kentucky Derby (G1) in two weeks by working 5 furlongs in 1:01 over a sloppy track Saturday morning at the Lexington, Ky., track. Working at 7:30 on a brisk, overcast morning with jockey John Velazquez aboard, […]

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Electric Forest Splashes Home On Top In Doubledogdare

Stonestreet Stables’ Electric Forest took the lead shortly after the start and repelled a couple of surges from Go Google Yourself to win the 25th running of the $100,000 Hilliard Lyons-Baird Doubledogdare (G3) for fillies and mares by three-quarters of a length before a Friday afternoon crowd of 13,957 at Keeneland. Trained by Chad Brown […]

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Weekend Lineup: Charles Town Classic

This weekend is part of the calm before the storm of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 4. Highlighting the relatively light lineup of graded stakes is the $1 million, Grade 2 Charles Town Classic Stakes. Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) will broadcast live from Hollywood Casino at Charles Town on Saturday […]

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‘All Systems Are Go’ For Derby Contender War Of Will After ‘Exceptionally Good’ Breeze

Gary Barber’s War of Will breezed 5 furlongs in 1:00.20 over a sealed muddy surface at Keeneland Friday when the track opened at 5:30 a.m. In company with maiden winner Battle of Memphis, War of Will clocked splits of :24.40 and :48.60 and galloped out 6 furlongs in 1:13.60. “He trained beautifully all week, and he definitely has […]

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Breeders’ Cup Reveals Keeneland 2020 Logo, Pair Of Promotions For Chance To Win Tickets

The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today debuts the logo for the 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which will take place on November 6 & 7 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. The reveal of the elegant design, which uniquely fuses signature elements of both brands, serves as the […]

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Coalition Representing Major U.S. Tracks Announces Lasix Ban For 2-Year-Old Races, Then Stakes

A coalition of leading Thoroughbred racing associations and organizations announced today a new horse racing initiative committed to phasing out the use of the medication Furosemide (Lasix) beginning in 2020 and eliminating the use of Lasix in stakes races held at their racetracks beginning in 2021.  Coalition racetracks that have signed on to this initiative […]

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First Starter Is First Winner For WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem

Nayibeth, a 2-year-old filly by WinStar Farm stallion Carpe Diem, won at first asking at Keeneland on Wednesday, becoming her sire’s first starter and first winner. Bred in Kentucky by Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings and owned by Ramon Tallaj, Nayibeth raced to the lead at the start of the 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight, shook loose […]

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Caribbean Cup Winner Jala Jala Takes Aim On First U.S. Graded Stakes Score At Keeneland

St. George Stable’s Jala Jala (MEX), a star at Mexico City’s Hipodromo de las Americas, where she has 11 wins, four seconds and four thirds in 21 starts, will shoot for her first graded stakes victory in the U.S. on Friday when she goes postward in the 25th running of the $100,000 Hilliard Lyons-Baird Doubledogdare (G3) going 1 1/16 miles. […]

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Sophie Doyle At The ‘Dinner Table’ With Kentucky Oaks Contender Street Band

When Sophie Doyle decided to leave her native England to continue her horse racing jockey career in America, she never thought she would be riding a Kentucky Oaks (G1) contender. “It was in my mind to gently let my career come into its own and pick up on its own,” Doyle, who is riding at […]

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