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FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

Omaha, NE – March 29, 2016 – Media are invited to attend a special press conference announcing exciting news and essential media information about the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG). The conference will be held on Friday, March 31, at 12 p.m. CST in the Media Center at the FEI World Cup™ Finals in Omaha, NE. Read more


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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Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 3, 2016) – Keeneland’s globally important November Breeding Stock Sale begins Tuesday, Nov. 8, featuring among the 4,762 horses cataloged a number of Grade 1 stakes-winning and stakes-producing fillies and mares, weanling siblings to champions and graded stakes winners, prominent horses of racing age and notable dispersals during its 13-day run through Sunday, Nov. 20.

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Fall Stars Weekend Concludes with Record Attendance, Win by I’m a Chatterbox in the Juddmonte Spinster

Photo provided by Keeneland

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 9, 2016) – Fletcher and Carolyn Gray’s homebred I’m a Chatterbox swept past pacesetting Paid Up Subscriber at the head of the stretch and drew away for a seven-length victory to win the 61st running of the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1) for fillies and mares. The Sunday afternoon crowd of 18,454 boosted the Oct. 7-9 Fall Stars Weekend attendance to a record 66,437, topping the 62,454 figure established in 2006. Read more »


Keeneland Opens Fall Meet with Attendance Record, Thrilling Races

Photo: A.P. Indian by Patricia Branan-Wendell

Dancing Rags Wins Darley Alcibiades
A. P. Indian Sets Track Record in Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 7, 2016) – Chadds Ford Stable’s Dancing Rags swept past pace-setting Caroline Test at the top of the stretch and had more than enough left to hold off a late bid from Daddys Lil Darling to win the 65th running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1) for 2-year-old fillies by a length before a Fall Meet record Friday opening-day crowd of 19,882.  The previous Friday opening-day Fall Meet record was 19,026 established in 2011. Read more »