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  • Rogers Beasley

    Beasley to Retire From Keeneland

    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.

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    Rock Fall Euthanized After Keeneland Work

    Stonestreet Stables' Rock Fall, a two-time grade I winner among the favorites for the Oct. 31 TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), broke down just past the wire and was euthanized following a workout at Keeneland Oct. 1

  • Keeneland Ready for Historic Fall Meet

    Before it hosts the Breeders' Cup World Championships for the first time Oct. 30-31, Keeneland will offer up its fall meet, which is always one of the country's important meets.

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    Keeneland Expands Fall Meet Stakes Schedule

    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.

  • Keeneland Spring Handle Figures Down

    Keeneland concluded its 15-day meet April 24 with overall on-track attendance ranking the fourth-highest in spring meet history, but pari-mutuel handle figures were off from last year's meet.

  • Horse Racing at Keeneland

    Keeneland Names New Track Superintendent

    Javier Barajas, a veteran trackman with international experience managing dirt, turf and synthetic surfaces, has been named track superintendent for Keeneland, officials at the Lexington oval announced Aug. 5.

  • 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.

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    Keeneland Schedules 16 Stakes for Spring

    Sixteen stakes worth a total of $3.725 million, boosted by purse increases for the Beaumont Presented by Keeneland Select (gr. II) and Elkhorn (gr. IIT), headline Keeneland's 2014 spring race meet, to be held April 4-25.

  • Keeneland Fall Meet Begins With Momentum

    Keeneland officials are expecting a typical fall meet from a horse-population perspective, and that's a good thing given increasing competition for racehorses at tracks around the country.

  • Keeneland Spring Meet 2013 - Rogers Beasley

    Tom LaMarra asks Keeneland director of racing Rogers Beasley how the Keeneland meet is looking. With emphasis on the Bluegrass Stakes and horse numbers for the Keeneland race card fields.

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    Keeneland Spring Meet 2013 - Rogers Beasley

    Tom LaMarra asks Keeneland director of racing Rogers Beasley how the Keeneland meet is looking. With emphasis on the Bluegrass Stakes and horse numbers for the Keeneland race card fields.

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    Tornado Hits Churchill Downs

    At least five barns were damaged and horses were running loose at Churchill Downs Wednesday night, June 22, after a powerful storm that spawned tornadoes blew through Louisville.

  • Keeneland Officials Optimistic About Meet

    Keeneland will offer $3.65 million in purses for 16 stakes races, in addition to a variety of on-site events and new wagering and marketing initiatives.

  • Kentucky Equine Research Projects Approved

    Six equine research projects totaling nearly $400,000 over a two-year period have been approved by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission following a recommendation from the Equine Drug Research Council.

  • Champion Midshipman highlights the list of 183 3-year-olds nominated to Keeneland's Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.

    Blue Grass Draws 183 Nominations

    Godolphin Racing's 2008 champion juvenile colt Midshipman highlights an all-star list of 183 3-year-olds nominated to Keeneland's $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), to be held April 11.

  • Kentucky Drug Council Has New Look

    Gov. Steve Beshear has made new appointments to the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council, which advises the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on equine drug-testing and research.

  • Keeneland and Turfway Ban Toe Grabs

    Officials at Keeneland and Turfway Park announced July 17 a new shoe policy banning the use of toe grabs. The policy is effective at both racetracks beginning Sept. 1.

  • Keeneland Ready for Rain

    Keeneland director of racing Rogers Beasley said the racetrack is ready to open its spring meeting April 4, despite the threat of heavy rain in the area beginning April 3 and continuing through opening day. Forecasts are calling for around three inches of rain in the Central Kentucky area.

  • Keeneland Announces Fall Stakes Schedule

    Keeneland has scheduled the richest stakes program in its history, featuring five grade I stakes and a record $5.3 million in total stakes purses for its 2007 fall race meeting, held Oct. 5-27. The grade I Darley Alcibiades, Shadwell Turf Mile, Lane's End Breeders' Futurity, and Juddmonte Spinster highlight the meet.

  • Keeneland Employee Dies in Lexington Traffic Accident

    Kathleen Torok, a Keeneland employee who worked as the administrative assistant to the track's director of racing, Rogers Beasley, was killed in a traffic accident Thursday morning in Lexington, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported on its Web site.