Keyword: Keeneland Association

  • Grayson, Partners Kick Off Kentucky Initiative

    The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation has announced the launch of the Kentucky Initiative. Hallway Feeds, Hinkle Farms, the Keeneland Association, and Reynolds Bell Thoroughbred Services have joined as founding partners

  • Racehorse Welfare and Safety Summit Scheduled

    The seventh Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will feature a mix of updates on previous summit topics such as racing surfaces, rider safety and equine injuries and new topics including nutrition, biosecurity, and respiratory health.

  • Keeneland Seeks Dismissal of Dickinson Suit

    Keeneland Association has filed a motion in federal court seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed against the Lexington racing and sales entity by Tapeta Footings founder and trainer Michael Dickinson.

  • James E. "Ted" Bassett III

    Transy to Name New Residence Hall for Bassett

    Transylvania University in Lexington will name one of its three new residence halls after former Keeneland president and Thoroughbred industry leader James E. "Ted" Bassett III.

  • Keeneland to Replace Polytrack With Dirt

    Keeneland will remove its synthetic Polytrack surface at the end of the spring meet and return its main track to dirt before its fall meeting this October, the Lexington oval announced April 2.

  • Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Formed

    A group of Thoroughbred industry stakeholders announced Feb. 9 the establishment of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, an organization designed to serve the accrediting body for aftercare facilities and fundraising.

  • Program is Launched for New Industry Investors

    Prospective investors in the multi-billion dollar Thoroughbred industry can now get a "leg up" with the launch of The Racing Game, a re-branded partnership of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Keeneland Association and Blood-Horse Publications.

  • The Greatest Game Holds First Lottery for 16 Prospects

    The Greatest Game, which seeks to match prospective Thoroughbred owners with bloodstock consultants that have agreed to follow a code of ethics, held its first lottery March 25 in Lexington. There were 16 prospects from across the country and a pool of 75 consultants.

  • Bassett Retires as Chairman of Keeneland

    James E. "Ted" Bassett III, who joined the Keeneland Association in 1968, has retired as chairman of the Lexington auction and racing company. The annoucement was made during the annual Keeneland board of directors meeting Wednesday.

  • Biederman to Leave Equine Spectrum

    Interim executive director Tom Biederman is stepping down from the helm of Equine Spectrum to resume his real estate and Thoroughbred brokerage business, along with contract auction work for Fasig-Tipton Co.

  • Keeneland Contributions Exceed $10 Million

    Keeneland distributed a record $755,181 to 91 charitable, educational and research organizations Tuesday, increasing its contributions through the years to more than $10 million. "Sharing our success with the community is the highlight of the year," said Keeneland President Nick Nicholson. "Strong Thoroughbred sales along with successful race meetings and simulcasting enabled us to contribute a record amount in 2000."