In surprise vote, Kentucky Horse Park drops bid for World Equestrian Games. more

Jan 13, 2017 6:17 PM Business

[SlideDeck2 id=616418]For some, crossing the state on horseback might inspire visions of early settlers in the 1800s. One look at the modern-day outfit three Kentucky women recently put together for such a journey, however,... more

Oct 3, 2014 4:57 PM Arts & Culture

Lexington, KY - Runners in this year’s Breeders’ Cup races proved popular with buyers at Monday’s Fasig-Tipton November sale, which finished firmly ahead of last year’s auction.Total receipts for this... more

Nov 5, 2013 7:00 PM Business

Lexington, KY - As three-year-old Thoroughbreds across the country prepare for the first Saturday in May, navigating the road to this year’s Kentucky Derby is different [...] more


Shannon Castagnola is an associate with the West Point Thoroughbreds ownership syndicate who fell in love with horses after working at Keeneland’s September yearling sale. She went to work [...] more


Lexington, Ky - Kentucky is home to 242,400 horses and the total value of the state’s equine and equine-related assets is estimated at $23.4 billion, according to the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.The comprehensive statewide survey... more

Jan 22, 2013 8:52 PM Business

Lexington, Ky - As the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages sale came to a close, many of the short yearlings sold in the auction’s fifth and final day will be shipping off to new,... more

Jan 12, 2013 1:05 PM Business

Lexington, Ky - Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale closed its first session Monday with gains in the total sales receipts and average prices.The day’s average was $76,276, a 14.4 percent increase from the 2012 sale.... more

Jan 8, 2013 2:40 PM Business

Lexington, Ky - The Keeneland sales ring, with its bright lights and auctioneers’ hum, can be intimidating place for anybody, and the horses are no exception.Somehow, no matter... more

Nov 12, 2012 11:57 AM Business

Lexington, Ky - The opening day of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale closed strongly despite the difference in this year’s catalogue. Keeneland officials had... more

Nov 6, 2012 9:00 PM Business

Lexington, KY - Confidence from buyers and sellers continued to show on the second day of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October yearling sale, with the economic indicators once again topping... more

Oct 24, 2012 10:50 AM Business

Watch this site for Joe Nevills' daily updates on equine sales events in the Horse Capitol of the World.Lexington, KY - With expectations high following a record number... more

Oct 23, 2012 10:34 AM Business

Commentary: Top-level racing at two Lexington venues in one day as experienced by thoroughbred industry writer Joe NevillsLexington, KY - Lexington has never shied from the spotlight when it comes to showing... more

Oct 9, 2012 3:10 PM Business

While the question “Who’s your Derby horse?” has become common on the backstretch at Keeneland, it’s possible you don’t have your picks lined up just yet. While I am far from a professional handicapper, the list below may catch... more

May 4, 2012 1:52 PM Community

In the month of May, a young man’s fancy turns to ... the horse. More accurately, to horse racing. Despite the fact there has not been a Triple Crown winner in a generation, once the... more

May 2, 2012 8:30 PM Community