Owners of horses of racing age currently not nominated to the Breeders' Cup program can nominate at discounted rates on or before July 15 for this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships, Oct. 30-31 at Keeneland.
- 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|
The sixth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, scheduled for July 8, will be streamed live in its entirety. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Keeneland sale pavilion.
When Keeneland shifts its simulcast operation to The Red Mile harness track July 15, it will mark a major change for Lexington. And a few months later more than 900 historical racing machines are expected to be operational.
Trainer Brendan Walsh has sent a letter to his owners contending that a post-race test that found multiple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in Saham after a race was the result of a veterinarian's error.
Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan has been cleared to resume full training, trainer Charlie LoPresti said June 30. His connections are hoping for a return to the races this fall.
America's Best Racing (ABR) June 29 released the third video of a four-part series of digital video ads celebrating the 350th anniversary of horse racing in the United States.
Keeneland will offer 23 stakes worth a total of $5,975,000 in purses during its 2015 fall meet, to be held Oct. 2-24, and the three-day celebration Oct. 29-31 surrounding the $26 million Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Breeders' Cup and RaceTech have announced they are partnering to develop a new historical horse racing game that will make its debut just prior to the Oct. 30-31 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland.
Kentucky stewards have suspended trainer Brendan Walsh for 10 days after multiple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were found in post-race tests of Saham after his third-place finish in the Transylvania Stakes.
Lane's End Farm will be presenting partner of the Breeders' Cup trackside Breakfast Marquee at Keeneland, site of the 2015 World Championships, the Breeders' Cup announced June 12.
Presentations on racetrack surfaces, jockey safety, horsemanship courses, and the Equine Injury Database will be spotlighted at the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit July 8 at Keeneland in Lexington.
The Breeders' Cup Festival committee June 8 announced a weeklong schedule of events and festiivtes leading up to Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland this fall announced.
Breeders' Cup announced June 8 that Calumet Farm in Lexington has been named an official farm partner of Breeders' Cup World Championships.
- By Tom LaMarra
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Two major United States racing companies have restated their support for uniform equine medication and drug testing but have stopped short of endorsing an effort to pass federal legislation that would give USADA oversight.
Keeneland announced June 1 that Walt Robertson, vice president of sales, will retire from day-to-day duties June 30. Robertson will continue at the lead on the Sporting Art Auction.
Breeders' Cup June 1 said it has extended its out-of-competition drug testing program to include the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series, which offers winners automatic berths in the World Championships.
Charlie LoPresti heard the news he's been waiting on for months now, as the doctors at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital cleared two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan for galloping May 26.
Keeneland and this year's other inductees will be introduced at a press conference May 19 and honored at a dinner June 17 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville.
A May 6 vote to change the recommended testing threshold for the anti-bleeding medication furosemide when it is administered 24 hours before a race triggered another debate and posed more questions.
Keeneland announced May 6 it will move its year-round simulcast wagering operations to The Red Mile, the historic Standardbred track in Lexington, beginning July 15.