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12:17 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

California Chrome 3-5 Favorite In Saturday's Belmont

California Chrome crosses the finish line ahead of the field in the 2014 Kentucky Derby
Credit USA Today

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

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Sports
6:05 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Bobby's Kitten 3-1 Favorite In Bluegrass Stakes

Bobby's Kitten is the 3-1 early favorite for Saturday's Toyota Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland
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Bobby's Kitten is the early favorite for Saturday's $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland.

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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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Sports
9:18 am
Sun March 23, 2014

Horse Trainer Asmussen's HOF Nomination On Hold Pending Abuse Investigation

Thoroughbred Trainer Steve Asmussen
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Trainer Steve Asmussen's nomination to the Racing Hall of Fame has been put on hold pending an animal abuse investigation.

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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
8:12 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Derby Winner Orb Retiring To Stud

The racing days are over for Kentucky Derby winner Orb
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Kentucky Derby winner Orb has been retired from racing and will stand at stud at Claiborne Farm in central Kentucky.

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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
5:10 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Keeneland Rolling Out New Phone App Ahead Of Fall Meet

The new Keeneland mobile app
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Just in time for the Fall meet Keeneland is introducing a new smartphone App.

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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
4:44 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Prolific Sire Unbridled's Song Dead At 20

Credit paulick report

LEXINGTON, Ky.-- Unbridled's Song, the son of 1990 Kentucky Derby winner Unbridled who went on to capture a Breeders' Cup race and become a prolific sire, died Friday. He was 20.

Taylor Made Stallions, where the horse stood his entire career, said in a statement a large and inoperable mass was discovered in his sinus cavities and around the optic nerves. The horse began showing acute neurological symptoms Thursday and was euthanized.

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