Record 31,000 Turn Out at Keeneland
Keeneland set a new single-day on track attendance record Saturday with 31,028 fans on hand for the $325,000 Coolmore Lexington (gr. II). The previous record of 29,687 was set on April 15, 2000. "The racing has been outstanding. The weather has been great. We've had two Fridays in a row with more than 20,000 people in attendance. We're very fortunate. Keeneland has some of the best fans in the world," said Keeneland president Nick Nicholson. "This has been a tremendous meeting and we look forward to four more days of great racing." Keeneland's spring meeting continues through April 23 with no racing on Monday or Tuesday.