Hope springs eternal at Keeneland.
Photo: Mallory Haigh
Getting ready for opening day.
Photo: Keeneland/Coady Photography
Sprucing up the paddock.
No detail is too small.
The horses were preparing as well,
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
as man and beast welcomed the arrival of spring.
Some came to Keeneland early, shopping for the next star.
For those whose budgets are a little smaller.
Two-year-olds opened the meet, including the first runner for Run Away and Hide, Larry Zip It,
and for Street Boss, Fire Your Boss.
But, it was Skylander, by Bring the Heat, who recorded the initial 2012 win at Keeneland.
Do you like anything today?
I'm thinking about the 7.
The many colors of spring.
Dreaming of a winner.
Succcessful Dan returned to the races, with an allowance win on opening day.
Photo: Mathea Kelley
A beautiful day for a stroll through the paddock.
Silver Max dominated the Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT), Friday's feature race.
as Robby Albarado piloted him to a 5 1/2 length win.
Making new friends
Hold still for that perfect shot.
Karlovy Vary played catch me if you can in the Central Bank Ashland Stakes (gr. I).
No one could, as she was 3/4 length in front at the finish.
A happy James Graham celebrates the Ashland win with Karlovy Vary.
lots of smiles from the winning connections of Karlovy Vary.
We'll be back, will you?
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