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May 27, 2020

Keeneland’s Summer Meet is happening

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:53am May 27, 2020 5/27/20

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Horses will run at Keeneland this summer. This morning, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved the track’s request for a spectator-free meet from July 8-12. The meet will include several races that were set to take place during the Spring Meet, including the $600,000 Grade 2 Blue Grass Stakes and the $400,000 Grade 1 Ashland…

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May 22, 2020

Keeneland has submitted request for five-day Summer Meet in July

Zack Geoghegan 8:20pm May 22, 2020 5/22/20 Comments Disabled

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Keeneland has submitted a request that would bring a five-day Summer Meet to the race tack in July. In a press release sent out by Keeneland, they have submitted the request to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s Race Dates Committee and they would like the event to be held from Wednesday, July 8 through Sunday,…

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May 12, 2020

Churchill Downs Unveils Loaded Opening Day Slate, New Derby Points Schedule, Leaves Door Open for a Keeneland Summer Meet

Nick Roush 6:30pm May 12, 2020 5/12/20

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Horse racing is returning to the Bluegrass three weeks later than normal, thanks to the coronavirus. To make up for lost time Churchill Downs is bringing out the big guns. Monday was the first day horses could return to barns on the backside of the track. Kentucky Derby director of public relations Darren Rogers told…

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April 2, 2020

Keeneland At Home: Tips For Bringing The Spring Meet To You!

Drew Franklin 10:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Today was supposed to be the first day of Keeneland’s spring meet. Over 30,000 people were going to get all dressed up and hammered for the first Saturday this coming weekend, but a global pandemic has other plans for life this April. So we’re at home instead, going crazier by the day as we watch…

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March 16, 2020

Keeneland canceling 2020 Spring Meet due to coronavirus

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:24pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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Keeneland was already planning to open the Spring Meet without fans, but due to new developments in the coronavirus outbreak, the racetrack is canceling the Spring Meet altogether. It was scheduled to run April 2-24. In a statement released this afternoon, Keeneland cited the Center for Disease Control’s recommendation that large events and gatherings of…

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March 12, 2020

Keeneland’s Spring Meet Will Open Without Spectators

Nick Roush 4:38pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20 Comments Disabled

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Racing will still be held at Keeneland this spring. Horse racing fans just won’t be able to watch the action from the scenic racetrack. Keeneland Racecourse announced the spring meet will still begin April 2 but it will be held without spectators. They will reconsider re-opening to spectators on April 15. Keeneland has also canceled…

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October 11, 2019

LOOK: New Secretariat Statue to be Unveiled Saturday at Keeneland

Nick Roush 11:30am October 11, 2019 10/11/19

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Secretariat’s checkerboard silks have been prominently featured on Kentucky’s uniforms over the last five years. This weekend they’ll be on public display in a new statue that greets visitors as they make their way into town. Saturday morning at 10:45 a new 11-foot, 38,000 pound Secretariat statue will be unveiled at Keeneland. Created by sculptor Jocelyn…

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All Hail, the Queen . . .

Chad Lashbrook 10:00am October 11, 2019 10/11/19

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The 36th running of the Queen Elizabeth II highlights the weekend of racing at Keeneland, and Her Majesty will have a starter in the race for the first time.  The grade 1 event for 3yo fillies at a mile and an eighth on the lawn is bolstered by the debut of the royal silks in…

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October 4, 2019

Opening Day Features Two Win and You’re In Events for Next Month’s Breeders’ Cup

Chad Lashbrook 10:00am October 4, 2019 10/4/19 Comments Disabled

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According only to the calendar, autumn is now upon us.  That means, despite recent temperatures in the 90’s and a forecast calling for the mid-80’s on Saturday, Keeneland will once again welcome thousands of race fans to its hallowed grounds for opening weekend of the “fall” meet. The central Kentucky oval’s long held spot on…

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April 15, 2019

“Snell Yeah” running at Keeneland this week

Drew Franklin 4:45pm April 15, 2019 4/15/19 Comments Disabled

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Expect a lot of action and skewed gambling odds on the 9 horse in the second race at Keeneland on Thursday. His name is “Snell Yeah” and the two-year-old Colt will be making his Keeneland starting debut. Owner Scott Stephens invited us out to cheer on “Snell Yeah,” but it is probably best if we stay…

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