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Keeneland Kicks Off World-Class Fall Race Meet on Friday

Fall Stars Weekend showcases Breeders’ Cup-bound horses; The Keeneland Shopdebuts Merchandise Pavilion; community-related special events scheduled

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 3, 2016) – Keeneland celebrates its 80th anniversary of racing when the 2016 Fall Meet gets underway Friday, Oct. 7. The 17-day meet opens with Keeneland’s prestigious Fall Stars Weekend, when many of racing’s most celebrated horses make their final starts before next month’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita, and continues the excitement through closing day Oct. 29 with top-quality racing, engaging special events, a new Merchandise Pavilion and an expansive social and digital media presence.