Keeneland Again Hosting Massive Derby Celebration

May 5, 2016

It’s Derby weekend, and if you haven’t made plans yet you’re not too late. WUKY’s Samantha Lederman found out what’s on tap at Keeneland.

WUKY Teaming With Paulick Report For Breeders' Cup Week Coverage

Oct 24, 2015

WUKY News is partnering with Lexington-based Paulick Report for comprehensive coverage of Breeders' Cup week at Keeneland.  In addition to daily trackside updates, WUKY will air a special "My Breeders' Cup" series produced by the Paulick Report's Scott Jagow each weekday morning at 7:45.  Alan Lytle talks with publisher Ray Paulick about what racing fans and WUKY listeners can expect to hear this week.


Lexington officials are promising a week’s worth of festivities surrounding the 2015 Breeder’s Cup World Championships – set to take over Keeneland this October for the first time in the racetrack’s history.

The Business Side Of Keeneland's Spring Meet

Mar 30, 2015

Keeneland's Spring meet gets under way this Friday.  Keeneland President Bill Thomason talks about some important changes the track has undertaken recently as it prepares to host the Breeders' Cup this fall.

Keeneland has announced that the Toyota Blue Grass stakes race will run on the opening Saturday of its spring meet with the purse for the Kentucky Derby qualifier increasing $250,000 to $1 million.

Some highly coveted pieces of equine art will hit the auction block at Keeneland on Wednesday.

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The University of Kentucky rededicated two spots on campus Tuesday, both linked to Keeneland.

Keeneland Unveils New Dirt Surface On Main Track

Aug 28, 2014

Keeneland's new dirt track is open and ready for training.

Keeneland Plans Festival Tied To Breeders' Cup

Jul 12, 2014

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

Report: Keeneland To Host 2015 Breeders' Cup

Jun 17, 2014

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