Keeneland said Oct. 8 it officially is in support of the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015 and has joined the Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity, a group that also supports the federal legislation.
- Stakes Calendar
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|October 2||Darley Alcibiades S. (gr. I)||$400,000a||2 yo, Fillies||8.5f||Results & Video|
|October 2||Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix S. (gr. III)||$250,000a||3&up||6f||Results & Video|
|October 3||Shadwell Turf Mile S. (gr. I)||$1,000,000g||3&up||8f T||Results & Video|
|October 3||Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (gr. I)||$500,000g||2 yo||8.5f||Results & Video|
|October 3||First Lady S. (gr. I)||$400,000g||3&up, f/m||8f T||Results & Video|
|October 3||Thoroughbred Club of America S. (gr. II)||$250,000g||3&up, f/m||6f||Results & Video|
|October 3||Woodford S. Presented by Keeneland Select (gr. III)||$150,000a||3&up||5.5f||Results & Video|
|October 4||Juddmonte Spinster S. (gr. I)||$500,000a||3&up, f/m||9f||Results & Video|
|October 4||Dixiana Bourbon S. (gr. III)||$250,000a||2 yo||8.5f T||Results & Video|
|October 7||JPMorgan Chase Jessamine S. (gr. III)||$150,000a||2 yo, Fillies||8.5f T||Results & Video|
|October 9||Buffalo Trace Franklin County S.||$100,000||3&up, f/m||T|
|October 10||Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S. (gr. IT)||$500,000||3yos, Fillies||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|
Godolphin Racing's Sentiero Italia, coming off back-to-back grade II victories as the favorite at Saratoga Race Course and Belmont Park, headlines the Oct. 10 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (gr. IT).
Harmonize showed a new dimension Oct. 7 at Keeneland, coming from far off the pace with a strong stretch run to win the Jessamine (gr. IIIT) and an automatic berth in the Oct. 30 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT).
Grade I winner Liam's Map will contest the Las Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) Oct. 30 at Keeneland and not the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed Oct. 7.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has suspended Graham Motion for five days and fined the trainer $500 for a medication overage in Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) winner Kitten's Point. Motion has appealed the ruling.
Regulators, as well as potentially affected track officials, had no easy answer Oct. 6 for Kentucky Downs' request to add two days to its short, successful September meet.
The American Graded Stakes Committee has reinstated the grade III status of the Oct. 3 Woodford Stakes, which was originally scheduled for turf but moved to the main track at Keeneland.
The Oct. 30-31 World Championships figures to be one big homecoming weekend for the breeding community. read blog
Stellar Wind, a four-time graded stakes winner in 2015, will train up to the Oct. 30 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I).
Breeders' Cup hopefuls Catch a Glimpse and Conquest Daddyo breezed in company Oct. 6 at Keeneland for trainer Mark Casse. Also on the tab were Undrafted, Green Mask, Sunset Glow, and The Great War.
Free as a Bird and Ageless, the one-two finishers in last year's Buffalo Trace Franklin County Stakes going 5 1/2 furlongs on turf, will meet again at Keeneland Oct. 9.
Keeneland, Santa Anita, Belmont, Australia, Gulfstream Park, Woodbine and More. View Slideshow
Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Lovely Maria is out of consideration for the Breeders' Cup and will be rested the remainder of the year, trainer Larry Jones said Oct. 6 at Keeneland.
Well, all the preps are over, and now comes the waiting; first for the pre-entries, then the entries to determine the starting fields. read blog
Breeders' Cup hopefuls Liam's Map, Rachel's Valentina, and Stopchargingmaria recorded breezes at Keeneland Oct. 5.
John Oxley's Airoforce, off an easy debut maiden win at Kentucky Downs, rallied in the stretch to win the Dixiana Bourbon Stakes (gr, IIIT) for 2-year-olds at Keeneland Oct. 4.
Got Lucky was just that Oct. 4 at Keeneland, finding running room from far back and closing past champion Untapable and longshot Yahilwa in the final furlong to win the the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I).
Keeneland officials have confirmed that Flaxman Holdings' homebred Tacticus suffered a fatal leg fracture during training the morning of Oct. 4 at the Lexington track and was euthanized.
- By Claire Novak
The retired champion Wise Dan greeted fans at Keeneland on Shadwell Turf Mile Day, October 3, 2015. Watch Video
Grand Arch held off The Pizza Man in an exciting finish Oct. 3 at Keeneland, earning his first grade I win when claiming the $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) by a head.