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Keeneland Sets Up Fall Tournament Weekend With NHC, BCBC Seats On The Line

Continuing a long tradition of support for the National Horseplayers Championship and the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge, Keeneland is proud to announce the dates of two big handicapping tournaments during the 2018 Fall Race Meet. On Saturday, October 13, we will conduct a live bankroll tournament, the Keeneland $400 Fall Challenge, a $400 buy-in with a […]

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Keeneland September Yearling Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale is now available online, featuring 4,538 entries. The 13-day auction will take place Sept. 10-23, led off by a quartet of select Book 1 sessions beginning each day at 11 a.m. Eastern. After the auction’s traditional “dark day” on Friday, Sept. 14, the sale will pick […]

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Hard-Knock Apprentice Morales Off To A Fast Start At Ellis Park

Having begun his riding career only last October, apprentice jockey Edgar Morales is off to a fast start at Ellis Park, with three wins, a second and four thirds in 14 mounts so far this young meet. The three wins tie Morales for the lead heading into Friday’s card with Jack Gilligan, another young jockey […]

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Paulick Report 7/5 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Find out what’s happened today in the world of horse racing with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, Scott Jagow shares news from Keeneland’s sales company about changes to upcoming sales and the addition of a new auction. Plus, how the latest economic indicators look for racing, and the Paulick Report adds a […]

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Keeneland Unveils Format Changes For September, November; April Sale Returns

Keeneland today announced three significant sales-related developments: a change to the Week 1 format of its 2018 September Yearling Sale, the creation of a boutique one-day Book 1 session to kick off the 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale and the return of its April Sale in 2019. These adjustments were made with input from participating […]

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‘Organized’ Asmussen Armada Sets Sail For Ellis Park

However many races Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen wins in pursuit of a third straight Ellis Park training title, he’s unlikely to be beaten in one category: number of horses going to the post during the Ellis meet that runs Sunday through Labor Day. The Asmussen armada began shipping in from Churchill Downs, its satellite […]

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Lawsuit Against Hagyard Equine Medical Reveals Misdating Of Auction X-Rays

Twelve of the 17 partners in one of Central Kentucky’s largest equine veterinary practices have reported themselves to the state’s veterinary board for potential violations of state statutes that regulate veterinarians, according to evidence presented during a pre-trial hearing to a civil suit in Fayette County Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky. Hagyard Equine Medical Institute […]

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More Than $5.5 Million In Purses, New BC Challenge Race For Keeneland’s Fall Meet

Keeneland will award $5.575 million in stakes purses for its 17-day Fall Meet to be held Oct. 5-27 to mark a record for a season without the Breeders’ Cup World Championships while offering Shadwell Farm’s 20th year of sponsorship of the $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (G1); the addition of the $200,000 Indian Summer as the season’s 10th Breeders’ […]

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Breeders’ Cup Adds Three Qualifying Races For Juvenile Turf Sprint

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that three North American races have been added to the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, with the winners receiving automatic starting positions into the new $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint. The three new races increase this year’s Breeders’ Cup Challenge series to 85 qualifying events around the world. […]

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Breeders’ Cup Winner Mongolian Saturday Retired

Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint winner Mongolian Saturday has officially been retired, according to drf.com. The 8-year-old gelding was diagnosed with a suspensory injury, and will spend his retirement at trainer Enebish Ganbat’s farm in Kentucky. “He showed me many countries,” Ganbat said. “We met so many racing people.” Besides the 2015 Breeders’ Cup, Mongolian Saturday boasts […]

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