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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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.
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.
LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 3, 2016) – Since its inaugural season 80 years ago, Keeneland has continued its founders’ goals of presenting the finest in Thoroughbred racing while serving the local community.
Photo: Ard Righ saved from slaughter at New Holland auction. Winner of several awards at the Training Level in the Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program last year.
Equine rescues and sanctuaries from across the country gathered in Nashville, TN on September 23 and 24 for the 2016 Homes for Horses Coalition conference. The only national conference for horse rescues and sanctuaries that support the SAFE Act brought together 156 people from 81 different organizations for training, networking and moral support.
LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 25, 2016) – Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Sunday with solid results driven by a competitive market and active participation from the world’s deepest buying bench. The sale produced nine yearlings that commanded $1 million or more, led by a Scat Daddy colt sold for $3 million to be the highest-priced horse sold at public auction anywhere in the world this year.
All-day Horse Show, Special Program at Noon Includes Variety of Breeds, Events
The much-anticipated Grand Opening of the new Tractor Supply Co. Arena at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin is set for this Saturday, April 2, with a full day of equestrian activities set to delight horse lovers of all ages and interests.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 31, 2015) – Racing fans could not be blamed if they were asking what took so long after a spectacular renewal of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, including Triple Crown winner American Pharoah’s history-making win in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, in its inaugural homecoming to iconic Keeneland Race Course, in the heart of the Thoroughbred industry in Central Kentucky.
Lexington, Kentucky – May 14, 2012 – The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation announced today that it has been selected as one of 500 nonprofit finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, a major philanthropic initiative in which the automaker is giving 100 cars to 100 nonprofits over the course of 100 days. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation was selected as a finalist from more than 4,000 applications nationwide.
Jimmy Brady, Sandy Hance, Chris Welton, Governor Tom Kean and Tucker Johnson.
Photo By Priscilla K. Miller
Gladstone, NJ – June 22, 2015 – A re-energized spirit of cooperation, focused on the historic United States Equestrian Team Foundation headquarters, bloomed during the Gladstone Gathering cocktail reception that brought together a wide range of equestrian organizations and supporters June 20, 2015.