Keeneland

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9:47 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

Keeneland Plans Festival Tied To Breeders' Cup

Keeneland Race Course is planning a monthlong festival next year as part of its Breeders' Cup festivities.

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Sports
12:12 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Report: Keeneland To Host 2015 Breeders' Cup

A published report says Keeneland will host the 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic. An official announcement could come next week
Credit insiderlouisville.com

An official announcement could come next week, but all indications point to Keeneland being the host site of the 2015 Breeders’ Cup Classic.

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Local/Regional News
1:52 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Keeneland Dumping Polytrack After Spring Meet

Keeneland installed the polytrack surface in 2006. The track will return to a primarily dirt surface following the Spring Meet.
Credit USA Today

Officials at Keeneland are confirming that this will be the last meet to feature polytrack.

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Local/Regional News
9:54 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Coach Stoops To Appear On Commemorative Makers Mark Bottle

UK Coach Mark Stoops is pictured doing the Y during the Kentucky-Tennessee basketball game at Rupp Arena.
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The face of UK football's revitalization efforts will grace the label of Makers Mark bourbon as part of a benefit drive for the Gill Heart Institute.

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Local/Regional News
8:00 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Keeneland to Hold Duplicate Books Sale

Several books for sale.

An equine library will hold a major book sale starting Thursday.  WUKY’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

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Sports
5:41 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Jockey Calvin Borel Injured At Keeneland

Jockey Calvin Borel was injured Wednesday at Keeneland
Credit CBS Sports

Keeneland says that Hall of Fame jockey Calvin Borel sustained a sports concussion after being thrown from his mount Wednesday.

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Local/Regional News
1:01 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Longtime Bugler Bucky Sallee To Retire From Keeneland

Keeneland Bugler Bucky Sallee
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Keeneland has announced that longtime Bugler George "Bucky" Sallee is retiring.

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Sports
7:07 pm
Sat April 13, 2013

Java's War Wins Bluegrass By A Neck

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Java's War edged Palace Malice by a neck Saturday to win the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland and solidify his credentials for the Kentucky Derby.

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Local/Regional News
1:51 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Issel Honored on Charitable Maker's Mark Bottle

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Basketball Hall of Famer Dan Issel, who played for the Kentucky Wildcats from 1967 to 1970, will be honored on this year's edition of the signature charitable bottle released by Keeneland and Maker's Mark.

Proceeds from the sales are expected to be about $175,000, and Maker's Mark says it will donate that to UK Healthcare’s Gill Heart Institute.

The design features a frosted bottle topped with blue wax and a picture of Issel jumping to make a basket.

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Local/Regional News
3:40 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Keeneland Fall Meet The First Under New Leadership

Josh James

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Keeneland officials are touting a world-class lineup, a series of special events, and an expanded social media presence as part of their Fall Stars race meet, which begins this Friday.

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