Thoroughbred Racing

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

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

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.

Derby, Preakness Champ Silver Charm Back In The Bluegrass

Dec 1, 2014

Former Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm has returned to Kentucky to live out his days as a celebrity at a retirement farm.

Memorial To Be Held For Cigar November 14th

Nov 5, 2014

A memorial service will be held on Nov. 14 for Cigar, the two-time Horse of the Year.

Wise Dan Out Of Breeders' Cup With Ankle Injury

Oct 13, 2014

Two-time defending Breeders' Cup Mile champion Wise Dan has withdrawn from this month's race at Santa Anita because of an ankle injury.

120 Yearlings Sold At Opening Day At Keeneland

Sep 8, 2014

Keeneland says two fillies sold for more than $1 million each on a "robust" opening day of its September Yearling Sale.

California Chrome 3-5 Favorite In Saturday's Belmont

Jun 4, 2014

California Chrome is the 3-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion.