Undrafted, a close third in the 2014 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) last time out, is among 13 turf sprinters entered for the $125,000 Shakertown (gr. IIIT) April 4 a Keeneland Race Course.
- Stakes Calendar
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|April 3||Transylvania S. - Presented by Keeneland Select (gr. IIIT)||$100,000||3yos||T|
|April 3||Transylvania S||$100,000g||3yo,||8.5f T|
|April 4||Madison S. (gr. I)||$350,000||4&up, f/m|
|April 4||Commonwealth S. (gr. III)||$300,000||4&up|
|April 4||Shakertown S. (gr. IIIT)||$125,000||4&up||T|
|April 4||Central Bank Ashland S. (gr. I)||$500,000||3yos, Fillies|
|April 4||Toyota Blue Grass S. (gr. I)||$1,000,000||3yos|
|April 4||Central Bank Ashland S||$500,000g||3yo, f||8.5f|
|April 4||Commonwealth S||$300,000g||4&up,||7f|
|April 4||Madison S||$350,000g||4&up, f/m||7f|
|April 4||Shakertown S||$125,000g||4&up,||5.5f T|
|April 4||Toyota Blue Grass S||$1,000,000g||3yo,||9f|
|April 10||Maker's 46 Mile||$300,000g||4&up,||8f T|
|April 11||Ben Ali S||$150,000g||4&up,||9f|
|April 11||Coolmore Lexington S||$250,000g||3yo,||8.5f|
|April 11||Giant's Causeway S||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||5.5f T|
|April 11||Jenny Wiley S||$300,000g||4&up, f/m||8.5f T|
|April 12||Appalachian S Presented by Japan Racing Association||$125,000g||3yo, f||8f T|
|April 12||Adena Springs Beaumont S||$250,000g||3yo, f||7f|
|April 17||Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare S||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||8.5f|
|April 18||Dixiana Elkhorn S||$250,000g||4&up,||12f T|
|April 24||Bewitch S||$150,000g||4&up, f/m||12f T|
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|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 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||10f 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|
Carpe Diem won the Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) by 6 1/4 lengths during the fall meet in his graded debut and returns to Lexington after winning the March 7 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) in his first start of 2015.
- By Claire Novak
Trainer Olly Stevens talks about Ashland Stakes (gr. I) contender Peace and War, who runs April 4 at Keeneland. watch video
After missing the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) with a slight ligament tear at the base of her fetlock, the Olly Stevens trainee is back with an eye on the April 4 Central Bank Ashland (gr. I).
The first day of turf works for the upcoming spring meet at Keeneland brought out a contingent of horses from trainer Wesley Ward's barn March 31, headed by two Breeders' Cup winners.
Last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. I) runner-up Luck of the Kitten will try to start his 3-year-old season on the right foot when he faces a large field in the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT).
Racing at Keeneland's 15-day spring meet will be broadcast live on national television, local radio networks, and Keeneland.com as part of wide-ranging coverage for race fans.
Keeneland begins its 2015 spring meet April 3 with the first two days of its 15-day stand anchored by the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass Stakes(gr. I), which moves up a week as part of a richer, re-ordered stakes calendar.
One Lucky Dane, an impressive allowance/optional claiming winner in his last start at Santa Anita Park March 19, will likely join unbeaten stablemate Dortmund in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 4.
Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is progressing well since he returned to tack-walking, but the chestnut gelding will require 30 more days in his recovery from a non-displaced fracture before he can go to the track.
New security measures will be employed for horses participating in the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), Keeneland announced March 25.
"If you don't do it (again), they're right there to say, 'This guy can do better.' That's the way it goes," said Nick Zito, who will saddle Quimet in the March 28 Florida Derby (gr. I) and Frammento in the Blue Grass (gr. I).
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission March 23 approved a regulation that would permit the state's racetracks to card races that would prohibit the administration of furosemide within 24 hours of post time.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear March 17 signed into law a bill that will erase the state tax for on-track pari-mutuel handle on live races at Keeneland during the two days of the Breeders' Cup Oct.30-31.
Beholder, the two-time champion and six-time grade I winner, went out for an easy six furlongs in 1:14 March 13, still preparing for a likely appearance in the $350,000 Madison Stakes (gr. I) April 4 at Keeneland.
Alchaasibiyeh, who set a world record when she sold for $3.75 million at the 1984 Keeneland July selected yearling sale, died at age 32 Thursday, March 12, at Elizabeth Mateo's Premier Sporthorses farm in Alpharetta, Ga.
While Shared Belief was still in the paddock before the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 7, about 350 miles north, another Jerry Hollendorfer protege was emerging.
Ever wanted to work at Keeneland Race Course? You will have a chance when Keeneland hosts a job fair for seasonal employment during its 2015 spring meet that runs April 3-24.
Ticket options for the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland remained available after the first day of sales March 4, although most of the reserved seating available for both Oct. 30 and 31 sold out within hours.
Breeders' Cup Feb. 25 said tickets for the Oct. 30-31 World Championships at Keeneland in Kentucky will be available for purchase at noon March 4.