Thoroughbred Racing

Preakness Winner Cloud Computing To Skip Belmont Stakes

May 28, 2017
Associated Press

Preakness winner Cloud Computing won't run in the Belmont Stakes, leaving the final leg of the Triple Crown without the winners of the first two races.  Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming also won't run in the 1½-mile Belmont on June 10 in New York.

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire Are Neighbors In Preakness

May 18, 2017
Associated Press

The two best horses in the Preakness will be eyeball to eyeball coming out of the starting gate. There's no avoiding each other for Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and rival Classic Empire.

Keeneland Photo

McCraken is the 7-5 morning line favorite for the $1 million Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland that awards 170 points toward the Kentucky Derby.

Former Derby, Preakness Winner Charismatic Dies

Feb 20, 2017
Paulick Report

Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic has died at a thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky.  Old Friends farm says the chestnut horse that won the first two legs of the Triple Crown in 1999 was found dead in his stall Sunday.  Karyn Czar reports from the farm.

Will Chrome Outshine The Field In Cup Classic?

Nov 3, 2016
Paulick Report

California Chrome is the early even-money favorite in a field of 10 for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic, in which the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will try to close the year with an undefeated record.  WUKY's Alan Lytle and Natalie Voss, features reporter with the Paulick Report, discuss this year's race.

Twizz Connections Thrilled For Chance At Stakes Glory

Apr 9, 2016
Samantha Lederman

When Twizz breaks out the gates for the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday he’ll carry a whole lot of local hope with him. Samantha Lederman caught up with a couple of his owners.

WUKY Teaming With Paulick Report For Breeders' Cup Week Coverage

Oct 24, 2015
paulickreport.com

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.

At Long Last, A Triple Crown!

Jun 6, 2015

American Pharoah ended a record 37-year drought without a Triple Crown winner by soaring to victory in the Belmont Stakes on a historic Saturday in front of 90,000 cheering fans.

The Business Side Of Keeneland's Spring Meet

Mar 30, 2015
www.keeneland.com

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.

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, along with Bayern and Main Sequence, are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards.

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