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We visit with veteran announcer and oddsmaker Mike Battaglia as he wraps up his on-air career. more

Nov 21, 2017 1:34 PM Business

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Keeneland November wrapped its 12-day auction of weanlings and breeding stock on Nov. 18 with solid year-to-year figures and an eye toward new sire American Pharoah. more

Nov 20, 2017 3:12 PM Business

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Keeneland concluded its last public Thoroughbred auction of the year on Sunday with relatively even numbers, but the results have industry officials contemplating whether a change in the commercial breeding business is forthcoming. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:50 AM Business

Getting to know Keeneland’s new executive chef, Marc Therrien more

Sep 27, 2016 11:04 AM Community

Brimming with cinnamon, raisins and bourbon, Keeneland’s special recipe meshes fall’s best flavors more

Sep 27, 2016 10:54 AM Community

Keeneland’s floral designer and owner of floral and event company P.G. Howard Designs reflects on the evolution of his creative career – and the business decision that changed his life more

Sep 26, 2016 2:43 PM Community

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Keeneland opened its prestigious Keeneland September Sale with a three-day stretch of high-priced horses as 346 top-end yearling Thoroughbreds went through the auction ring with strong economic indicators. more

Sep 20, 2016 3:19 PM Business

It’s been a whirlwind of a year for horse racing in Lexington, and Connie Hale and Shan- non Cobb have been spinning together right through the middle of it.From the Red Mile’s $42 million renovation project to Keeneland’s... more

Apr 22, 2016 6:30 PM Business

Keeneland concluded its January Horses of All Ages Sale on Friday with relatively steady numbers that reflected the same quality-focused buying that has been the trend in recent years.The January sale is not considered a signpost... more

Jan 19, 2016 1:46 PM Business

The 2015 Breeders’ Cup is in the books and, from official numbers and reviews, it was a resounding success — for Breeders’ Cup Ltd., the organization that administers horse racing’s annual fall championship event; for Keeneland,... more

Nov 21, 2015 12:22 AM Business

Central Kentucky’s two biggest breeding stock sales for 2015 posted solid numbers in November, indicating that the Thoroughbred sales industry is maintaining the steady growth signaled at the yearling auctions this summer and fall.... more

Nov 16, 2015 8:55 PM Business

The Breeders’ Cup, horse racing’s annual fall championship series, is coming Oct. 30 and 31 to Keeneland in the heart of Kentucky’s Bluegrass, and in Lexington, the days, hours, minutes and seconds until it begins are counted down... more

Oct 26, 2015 12:37 PM Business

Lexington will roll out the purple carpet this month in honor of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships as tens of thousands of visitors descend into town for the prestigious event,... more

Sep 30, 2015 3:10 PM Community

Preparing Lexington’s historic racetrack for an event of this scale – which happens to take place right on the heels of September’s yearling sales and October’s annual fall meet... more

Sep 30, 2015 2:46 PM Community

Going to the races at Keeneland is always an October highlight in Lexington, but an added layer of excitement is coming this year as the Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships will be held at the local track for the first time.... more

Sep 30, 2015 2:40 PM Community

Going to the races at Keeneland is always an October highlight in Lexington, but an added layer of excitement is coming this year as the Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships will be held at the local track for the first time.... more

Sep 29, 2015 4:30 PM Arts & Culture

Preparing Lexington’s historic racetrack for an event of this scale – which happens to take place right on the heels of September’s yearling sales and October’s annual fall meet... more

Sep 29, 2015 4:13 PM Arts & Culture

Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, one of the largest public sales of young Thoroughbreds in the United States, finished Sept. 26 with strong numbers. The 12-day auction ended with total receipts of $281,496,100, up from last year’s... more

Sep 29, 2015 3:43 PM Business

Last summer when Keeneland announced with jacket-and-tie fanfare that it would host the Breeders’ Cup for the first time, officials at the historic Lexington track raised Perrier-Jouet toasts.“We want to do it right,” president... more

Sep 25, 2015 5:31 PM Business

The Breeders’ Cup decision to come to Keeneland for the first time this fall is an opportunity for the city to shine — and for some savvy businesspeople to tap into the event’s grandeur and crowd base.When Mike and Letha... more

Sep 25, 2015 2:21 PM Business