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Railbird festival will connect its audiences with some of Lexington's most popular tourist elements (bourbon, food, horses), in a highly curated, intimate and well-planned way. Read more

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Keeneland will be the title sponsor of the 13th Annual Bluegrass International Cup, a fundraiser polo match and dinner to be held at Mt. Brilliant Farm on September 6 to benefit the Fayette Alliance Foundation and the UK Markey Cancer Center. Read more

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The Keeneland Association celebrated the opening of its new Keeneland Mercantile retail shop this month in Lexington’s City Center block. Read more

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The 5-year-old won the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks in 2017 and was second in that year’s Breeders’ Cup Distaff, along with numerous other Grade 1 racing successes. Read more

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This year’s Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, which concluded Nov. 16, marked the start to the next part in the story of top race mare Lady Eli. Read more

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Keeneland’s September yearling sale enjoyed strong numbers for another year, in no small part thanks to the presence of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, head of the international Godolphin Thoroughbred operation and ruler of Dubai. Read more

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The Equine Workforce Talent Pipeline initiative, which will kick off on September 14 with an informational breakfast at Keeneland, is aimed at addressing the job needs of the equine industry across Kentucky. Read more

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The Breeders' Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, is headed back to Lexington's Keeneland Racecourse November 6-7, 2020. Read more

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Keeneland concluded its four-day January Horses of All Ages Sale January 11 with improved figures over last year and big boosts for Triple Crown winner and third-year sire American Pharoah. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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

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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 Read more

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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. Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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,... Read more

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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.... Read more

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