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Andre Pater’s Red Arrow, 2016 Sells for $276,000 to Top the Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 21, 2016) – Andre Pater’s Red Arrow, 2016, sold for $276,000, including buyer premium, following a spirited bidding duel be the highest-priced work at the fourth annual Sporting Art Auction, held Monday at Keeneland.

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The Keeneland Vase Unveiled as New Milestone Trophy

Milestone Trophy Program celebrates Keeneland’s rich 80-year history of racing

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 5, 2016) – In conjunction with Keeneland’s 80th anniversary of racing this fall, officials today debuted the Keeneland Vase as the next Milestone Trophy in a unique owner recognition program that has been part of track history for more than 60 years. Read more »


Inaugural Sporting Art Auction Set for Wednesday at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 18, 2013) – The inaugural Sporting Art Auction featuring fine sporting art, American paintings and sculpture from renowned artists will take place Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. Read more »


Iroquois Steeplechase Names Lee Baskerville 2013 Featured Artist

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 1, 2013 – The Iroquois Steeplechase, set for May 11, 2013, announces Lee Baskerville as the Featured Artist for the 72nd running.

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British Equestrian Artists: John Wootton 1678/82/83?-1764

The date of Wootton’s birth is debatable but 1683 is most likely. He is thought to have been born in Snitterfield, Warwickshire. He studied under Jan Wyck and possibly Siberechts, as a watercolour is recorded signed by both Wootton and Siberechts. As Siberechts was at least fifty years older it would seem likely that it was a student/master collaboration. Read more »