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July 16, 2020

Bob Baffert Suspended 15 Days After Two Horses Fail Drug Tests

Nick Roush 11:00am July 16, 2020 7/16/20

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The only person to ever train two Triple Crown champions has been suspended from racing horses in the state of Arkansas for 15 days. The horses in question, Charlatan and Gamine, failed post-race drug tests at Oaklawn Park on Arkansas Derby Day. Charlatan’s Arkansas Derby victory and Gamine’s allowance win have been stripped as stewards…

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July 14, 2020

Three Jockeys from Keeneland Summer Meet have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20 Comments Disabled

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Keeneland’s unprecedented summer meet was only five days long. In that short time three jockeys who rode in the meet contracted coronavirus. Florent Geroux announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Known by race fans simply as FloGo, over the last week he rode races at Keeneland, Indiana Grand and Belmont Park.…

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July 11, 2020

Art Collector Wins the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes

Nick Roush 5:58pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20

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Art Collector claimed the top prize at Keeneland’s 2020 Summer Meet by winning the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes. Trained by Tom Drury and ridden by Brian Gernandez Jr., Art Collector had some ground to cover entering the homestretch. Running second to the superstar filly, Swiss Skydiver, Art Collector took control at the sixteenth pole and…

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Summer Stakes Racing at Keeneland

Chad Lashbrook 12:30pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20 Comments Disabled

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The grandstand is empty.  The hill is vacant.  There is but a smattering of cars in the general parking area.  The paddock area is vapid.  It’s excessively humid and hotter than hell with nary a hint of rain in the forecast.  The postponed, dramatically culled, spring turned summer meet at Keeneland kicked off on Wednesday…

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Today on KSR: Blue Grass Stakes Day at Keeneland

Nick Roush 10:00am July 11, 2020 7/11/20 Comments Disabled

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Keeneland’s shortened Summer Meet has a LOADED Saturday card. Six graded stakes races culminate with the Blue Grass Stakes, a Kentucky Derby prep race with a deep field featuring more than a dozen three-year-olds. Before we dive into today’s action, take a look at out how Friday’s feature race, the Maker’s Mark Mile, finished at…

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July 10, 2020

Jockey pulled from Keeneland after testing positive for coronavirus

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20 Comments Disabled

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Luis Saez, one of the country’s top riders, has been pulled from his mounts at Keeneland. According to the Daily Racing Forum, Saez has been ruled out indefinitely after testing positive for the coronavirus following his race on Friday. Saez’s agent, Kiaran McLaughlin, who is a Lexington native, told DRF that her client had presented…

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July 8, 2020

Swiss Skydiver will be the Second Filly to ever run in the Blue Grass Stakes

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20 Comments Disabled

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The boys of summer will be joined by a filly in Saturday’s Toyota Blue Grass Stakes. Swiss Skydiver will become just the second filly to ever race in Keeneland’s top stakes race when the horses enter the gate at approximately 5:30 p.m. ET  for the Grade II Kentucky Derby prep race. First ran in Keeneland’s…

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July 7, 2020

Keeneland and UK Athletics partnering for “A Day at Keeneland Presented by Toyota”

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20 Comments Disabled

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You won’t be able to bet on the ponies from inside the track, but that doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on any of the action. On Monday, UK Athletics announced a partnership with Keeneland called “A Day at Keeneland Presented by Toyota” that will be broadcast live on Saturday, July 11 from 2 p.m.-6 p.m.…

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Bob Baffert explains why two of his star horses failed a drug test

Nick Roush 10:00am July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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One of the greatest to ever train thoroughbreds now has to explain why two of his top three-year-olds failed a drug test this spring on Arkansas Derby Day at Oaklawn Park. Kentucky Derby frontrunner Charlatan and Oaks-contending filly Gamine each failed post-race drug tests after securing wins at Oaklawn. Contested by Baffert’s stable, Monday evening…

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July 5, 2020

Keeneland names new President and CEO: Lexington native Shannon Bishop Arvin

Maggie Davis 7:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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There’s another historic change coming to Keeneland after an already-eventful 2020, as the company has officially announced its new President and CEO. Lexington native Shannon Bishop Arvin will serve as the incoming President-elect beginning Sept. 1 and will officially transition to President and CEO on Jan. 1, 2021. She becomes Keeneland’s eighth President and the first…

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July 16, 2020

Bob Baffert Suspended 15 Days After Two Horses Fail Drug Tests

Nick Roush 11:00am July 16, 2020 7/16/20

2 categories

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The only person to ever train two Triple Crown champions has been suspended from racing horses in the state of Arkansas for 15 days. The horses in question, Charlatan and Gamine, failed post-race drug tests at Oaklawn Park on Arkansas Derby Day. Charlatan’s Arkansas Derby victory and Gamine’s allowance win have been stripped as stewards…

Read More

July 14, 2020

Three Jockeys from Keeneland Summer Meet have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20 Comments Disabled

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Keeneland’s unprecedented summer meet was only five days long. In that short time three jockeys who rode in the meet contracted coronavirus. Florent Geroux announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Known by race fans simply as FloGo, over the last week he rode races at Keeneland, Indiana Grand and Belmont Park.…

Read More

July 11, 2020

Art Collector Wins the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes

Nick Roush 5:58pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20

2 categories

2 tags

Art Collector claimed the top prize at Keeneland’s 2020 Summer Meet by winning the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes. Trained by Tom Drury and ridden by Brian Gernandez Jr., Art Collector had some ground to cover entering the homestretch. Running second to the superstar filly, Swiss Skydiver, Art Collector took control at the sixteenth pole and…

Read More

Summer Stakes Racing at Keeneland

Chad Lashbrook 12:30pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

2 tags

The grandstand is empty.  The hill is vacant.  There is but a smattering of cars in the general parking area.  The paddock area is vapid.  It’s excessively humid and hotter than hell with nary a hint of rain in the forecast.  The postponed, dramatically culled, spring turned summer meet at Keeneland kicked off on Wednesday…

Read More

Today on KSR: Blue Grass Stakes Day at Keeneland

Nick Roush 10:00am July 11, 2020 7/11/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

2 tags

Keeneland’s shortened Summer Meet has a LOADED Saturday card. Six graded stakes races culminate with the Blue Grass Stakes, a Kentucky Derby prep race with a deep field featuring more than a dozen three-year-olds. Before we dive into today’s action, take a look at out how Friday’s feature race, the Maker’s Mark Mile, finished at…

Read More

July 10, 2020

Jockey pulled from Keeneland after testing positive for coronavirus

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20 Comments Disabled

3 categories

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Luis Saez, one of the country’s top riders, has been pulled from his mounts at Keeneland. According to the Daily Racing Forum, Saez has been ruled out indefinitely after testing positive for the coronavirus following his race on Friday. Saez’s agent, Kiaran McLaughlin, who is a Lexington native, told DRF that her client had presented…

Read More

July 8, 2020

Swiss Skydiver will be the Second Filly to ever run in the Blue Grass Stakes

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20 Comments Disabled

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The boys of summer will be joined by a filly in Saturday’s Toyota Blue Grass Stakes. Swiss Skydiver will become just the second filly to ever race in Keeneland’s top stakes race when the horses enter the gate at approximately 5:30 p.m. ET  for the Grade II Kentucky Derby prep race. First ran in Keeneland’s…

Read More

July 7, 2020

Keeneland and UK Athletics partnering for “A Day at Keeneland Presented by Toyota”

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

3 tags

You won’t be able to bet on the ponies from inside the track, but that doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on any of the action. On Monday, UK Athletics announced a partnership with Keeneland called “A Day at Keeneland Presented by Toyota” that will be broadcast live on Saturday, July 11 from 2 p.m.-6 p.m.…

Read More

Bob Baffert explains why two of his star horses failed a drug test

Nick Roush 10:00am July 7, 2020 7/7/20

2 categories

2 tags

One of the greatest to ever train thoroughbreds now has to explain why two of his top three-year-olds failed a drug test this spring on Arkansas Derby Day at Oaklawn Park. Kentucky Derby frontrunner Charlatan and Oaks-contending filly Gamine each failed post-race drug tests after securing wins at Oaklawn. Contested by Baffert’s stable, Monday evening…

Read More

July 5, 2020

Keeneland names new President and CEO: Lexington native Shannon Bishop Arvin

Maggie Davis 7:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

3 categories

2 tags

There’s another historic change coming to Keeneland after an already-eventful 2020, as the company has officially announced its new President and CEO. Lexington native Shannon Bishop Arvin will serve as the incoming President-elect beginning Sept. 1 and will officially transition to President and CEO on Jan. 1, 2021. She becomes Keeneland’s eighth President and the first…

Read More