Charlie LoPresti liked what he saw in a five-furlong workout by Wise Dan Sunday, Aug. 2 on the Keeneland main track and the Kentucky-based trainer is pointing the two-time Horse of the Year toward an early September return.
- Stakes Calendar
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|October 2||Darley Alcibiades S||$400,000g||2yo, f||8.5f|
|October 2||Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix||$250,000g||3&up,||6f|
|October 3||Claiborne Breeders' Futurity||$500,000g||2yo,||8.5f|
|October 3||First Lady S||$400,000g||3&up, f/m||8f T|
|October 3||Shadwell Turf Mile||$1,000,000g||3&up,||8f T|
|October 3||Thoroughbred Club of America S||$250,000g||3&up, f/m||6f|
|October 3||Woodford Presented by Keeneland Select||$150,000g||3&up,||5.5f T|
|October 4||Dixiana Bourbon S||$250,000g||2yo,||8.5f T|
|October 4||Juddmonte Spinster S||$500,000g||3&up, f/m||9f|
|October 7||JPMorgan Chase Jessamine S||$150,000g||2yo, f||8.5f T|
|October 9||Buffalo Trace Franklin County S||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||5.5f T|
|October 10||Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane's End||$500,000g||3yo, f||9f T|
|October 15||Sycamore S||$100,000g||3&up,||12f T|
|October 17||Lexus Raven Run S||$250,000g||3yo, f||7f|
|October 18||Rood & Riddle Dowager S||$125,000g||3&up, f/m||12f T|
|October 24||Pin Oak Valley View S||$150,000g||3yo, f||8.5f T|
|October 29||Lafayette Presented by Keeneland Select||$100,000g||3&up,||7f|
|October 30||Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile||$1,000,000g||3&up,||8f|
|October 30||Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf||$1,000,000g||2yo, f||8f T|
|October 30||Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf||$1,000,000g||2yo, c/g||8f T|
|October 30||Breeders' Cup Distaff||$2,000,000g||3&up, f/m||9f|
|October 30||Marathon S||$200,000g||3&up,||14f|
|October 30||Bryan Station S||$100,000g||3yo,||9f T|
|October 30||Hagyard Fayette S||$200,000g||3&up,||9f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Classic||$5,000,000g||3&up,||10f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint||$1,000,000g||3&up, f/m||7f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf||$2,000,000g||3&up, f/m||9.5f T|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Juvenile||$2,000,000g||2yo, c/g||8.5f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies||$2,000,000g||2yo, f||8.5f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Mile||$2,000,000g||3&up,||8f T|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Sprint||$1,500,000g||3&up,||6f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Turf||$3,000,000g||3&up,||12f T|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint||$1,000,000g||3&up,||5.5f T|
|October 31||Perryville S||$100,000g||3yo,||6f|
|October 31||Fort Springs||$100,000g||3yo, f||6f|
|October 31||Juvenile Dirt Sprint||$100,000g||2yo,||6f|
There's a good chance no races that are part of the Breeders' Cup World Championships will be simulcast to Hong Kong this year.
Keeneland announced July 30 that 4,164 yearlings have been cataloged for its September yearling sale. The 12-day auction runs Sept. 14-26 and offers a new, three-session format for Book 1.
Trainer Bob Baffert will relish allowing American Pharoah dictate any plans between the Aug. 2 Haskell at Monmouth Park and the Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Classic at Keeneland.
United Tote announced July 28 it has signed renewals to provide pari-mutuel wagering technology services to Keeneland and The Red Mile.
Tom Durkin, one of racing's great race callers, has been selected by the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Club of America as the 2015 Honored Guest, TCA president Shannon Arvin announced July 27.
Multiple grade I winners Tonalist and Wise Dan turned in solid breezes July 24, respectively working at Saratoga Race Course and at Keeneland.
Breeders' Cup and Maker's Mark, the original premium bourbon, have announced a new partnership that will aim to raise $1 million for charity.
Keeneland announced a new condition of sale which will allow buyers of yearlings and horses in training being exported to Great Britain to be tested for anabolic steroids.
Breeders' Cup and Sentient Jet on July 21 unveiled a "Jet Card" with a VIP experience to the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships.
L.V. Harkness & Co., a Lexington-based provider of fine gifts, interior design, and elegant trophies, has been named an official marketing partner and luxury gift partner for the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Anne M. Eberhardt shares photos from Wise Dan's return breeze at Keeneland. read blog
- By Claire Novak
Claire Novak comments on two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan's breeze at Keeneland on July 17, 2015, while the champion takes a bath in the background. Watch Video
Tickets are now available for horse farm tours during the KentuckyOne Health Breeders' Cup Festival Week Oct. 24-31 in Lexington.
Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan wasted no time getting back to business after being cleared to resume full training June 30, as trainer Charlie LoPresti sent him out to his first breeze in more than eight months July 17.
- By Frank Angst
Keeneland simulcast director Jim Goodman discusses the opening of the new Keeneland-Red Mile simulcast center. Watch Video
The award honoring the racing industry's best simulcast production will be presented at the 23rd annual International Simulcast Conference held this year in Clearwater Beach, Fla. The deadline for all entries is Aug. 17.
A Kentucky judge has ruled that Keeneland acted improperly regarding a money transfer from a buyer's account and that ultimately trainer Jack Van Berg was wrong to request the transfer of funds.
The Retired Racehorse Project and Thoroughbred Charities of America jointly announced July 7 that TCA will be title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium Oct. 23-25 at Kentucky Horse Park.
Keeneland officials said July 6 they have adjusted the opening-week schedule for this year's September yearling sale, which will be held Sept. 14-26.