The National Thoroughbred Racing Association will relocate its headquarters to downtown Lexington after nearly 20 years at suburban office parks on the outskirts of the city, the organization announced May 31.
Stallion Register has chronicled the sire lines through the century
Lexington plans to add staff to its 911 operation following a Dec. 18 barn fire at trainer Eric Reed's Mercury Equine Center training facility that claimed the lives of 23 Thoroughbreds.
Horse Country tours have attracted 25,000 guests
While great, racing needs to expand its reach beyond the Bluegrass
In time, Keeneland, the leafy little sporting racetrack, emerged as the behemoth of international Thoroughbred sales.
Pan American Stakes (gr. IIT) winner looks to carry on recent success April 23 at Keeneland.
The Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland last year fueled double-digit tourism growth in Lexington in 2015, VisitLEX said Feb. 17.
Vice president of racing W.B. Rogers Beasley is retiring from Keeneland June 30, it was announced Feb. 2, after 34 years of leadership involving the Lexington oval's sales and racing operations.
Texas oilman Mike Rutherford has sold his 250-acre Manchester Farm adjacent to Keeneland Race Course to Brad Kelley's Calumet Farm for $12.5 million.
Production of quality horse feed has evolved into a combination of natural ingredients and science. And just because a product is widely accepted doesn't mean it's not under regular review.
A new partnership called Darby Dan Farm Racing resurrected the famous Darby Dan silks for a colt named Manitoulin, a son of Soaring Softly, who finished fifth in his maiden special weight debut Nov. 22.
William 'Scott Billy' Buford, left a significant legacy through the sisters Idlewild and Aerolite.
On a brisk fall morning at Calumet Farm, dual classic winner Smarty Jones stood alertly in his paddock. The 14-year-old son of Elusive Quality is settling in well at the Lexington landmark.
Sir Alfred James Munnings' signed painting Lord Astor's "Broodmare and Foal" brought the top price of $207,000, including buyer premium, at the third annual Sporting Art Auction, held Nov. 18 at Keeneland.
Because of a reduction in horses, Lexington training center will close Dec. 1 for the winter and may not reopen.
The Triple Crown winner stands in the Ashford stallion ring for the first time Nov. 2, 2015.
The Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) is one of the few big U.S. races to elude Racing Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey, who will send out Honor Code in the race on Saturday.
English trainer talks about Golden Horn in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf, Lasix, and the Breeders' Cup.
A slow motion clip of Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) contender Golden Horn coming off the Keeneland turf course.
Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) favorite Golden Horn on his way to the Keeneland turf track on October 29, followed by Cymric, Time Test, and Mondialiste.
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Fan favorite Runhappy gears up for Keeneland's Breeders' Cup and more in the October 31, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.
Breeders' Cup contender Golden Horn after his first trip to the Keeneland Polytrack training track Oct. 27.
Top international jockey Frankie Dettori talks about his Breeders' Cup contender, Golden Horn, and others.
Lenny Shulman expands on how Lexington and Keeneland are embracing the Breeders' Cup. Trainer Doug O'Neill joins Lenny and gives insight on Nyquist, Ralis, Land Over Sea, & Sharla Rae. Sponsored by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions watch video
After Lea's strong :47 2/5 half-mile work Oct. 26 at Keeneland, trainer Bill Mott said the horse will run in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I).
Host Lenny Shulman sits down with Breeders' Cup president and CEO Craig Fravel. Lenny also reflects on medication. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions watch video
Lael Stables' Ageless will not run in next Saturday's $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), trainer Arnaud Delacour said Oct. 23.
Champion Beholder took to the track in Lexington as dawn was just creeping over the Keeneland grandstand, getting a long-awaited look at the site of her Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) run.
Host Lenny Shulman sits down with Breeders' Cup president and CEO Craig Fravel. Lenny also reflects on medication. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions
Top sprinter Secret Circle, whose retirement was announced in September, has found a home at stud at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms, per an Oct. 14 release.
Lael Stables' Ageless took down favored Lady Shipman with a late charge Oct. 9 in the $100,000 Buffalo Trace Franklin County Stakes at Keeneland, but was injured in the process.
Beginning Oct. 1, go to PapaJohns.com and enter promo code TAA13 to receive one large two-topping pizza and garlic or cinnamon knots for just $13 with $1 donated to the TAA. Lexington and Louisville locations only.
No decision yet on whether the 2014 champion will be sold at Keeneland November.
Commerce Lexington Inc., a member-driven organization promoting economic development, job creation, and overall business growth in Lexington, has been named an official partner of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Mandy Pope switches roles from buyer to seller of million-dollar sales, selling a War Front--Betterbetterbetter filly for $1.45 million on opening day of the Keeneland September yearling sale.
Keeneland's 12-day September yearling sale, which runs from Sept. 14-26 (with a dark day Sept. 17), features a number of horses with noteworthy pedigrees or intriguing backgrounds.
Keeneland's September yearling sale begins Sept. 14 with a six-book catalog of 4,164 yearlings. Sellers and sale company are optimistic ahead of Book 1's three-day run.
Reservations are being accepted for the fourth annual "Chipping in for Johnny" Morris Golf Tournament, set for Oct. 12 at the University Club of Kentucky near Lexington.
The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters will salute American Pharoah and the team that molded him into the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years to highlight its 56th annual awards dinner Oct. 28 in Lexington.
Most Breeders' Cup attendees will need to use one of three park-and-ride locations around Lexington.
A quick hello from the Triple Crown champ at Blue Grass Airport en route to NY for the Travers Stakes (gr. I). watch video
A quick hello from the Triple Crown champ at Blue Grass Airport en route to NY for the Travers Stakes (gr. I).
Keeneland announced July 30 that 4,164 yearlings have been cataloged for its September yearling sale. The 12-day auction runs Sept. 14-26 and offers a new, three-session format for Book 1.
Rick Samuels captures Triple Crown champ American Pharoah enjoying a snack during his stopover in Lexington, KY. American Pharoah is on his way to an Aug. 2 start in New Jersey’s William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I).
Tickets are now available for horse farm tours during the KentuckyOne Health Breeders' Cup Festival Week in Lexington.
Keeneland simulcast director Jim Goodman discusses the opening of the new Keeneland-Red Mile simulcast center. See also: Renovated Wagers Area to Open This Weekend
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.
When Tom Bowling was a foal in 1870, a visitor remarked the colt would never stay a mile. Brilliant, quirky, and downright dangerous, he grew into one of the greatest runners ever bred in America.