Keyword: Ted Bassett

  • In the winner's circle after Sintra's score in the first Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup

    BH 100: The Royal Treatment

    As the 80th fall meet of Keeneland Race Course got underway Oct. 7, we recall an Indian Summer weekend 32 years ago when Queen Elizabeth II came to visit Kentucky, spending a magical afternoon at the track.

  • James E. "Ted" Bassett

    Bassett to Receive Award From RTCA

    James E. "Ted" Bassett, the former chairman and president of Keeneland, will be presented with the Horace W. "Salty" Roberts Founder's Award at Race Track Chaplaincy of America's 13th annual White Horse luncheon.

  • 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.

  • Ted Bassett III

    Bassett Autobiography Now Available

    The vocation "author" can now be added to the resume of James E. "Ted" Bassett III, who served Keeneland for more than 40 years as president, chairman of the board, and trustee.

  • Farish to Succeed Bassett as Keeneland Trustee

    William S. Farish will succeed James E. (Ted) Bassett III as a trustee of the Keeneland Association, the corporation announced Wednesday. Bassett, retiring from his position on the executive committee after 15 years, will remain a member of the association's board of directors.

  • Meritorious Character

    <i>By James E. Bassett III</i> -- When one thinks of Charles J. Cella, a myriad of descriptions flash by. "Indescribable" comes easily to mind, overshadowed by "indomitable" or perhaps "indestructible," followed by "unpredictable" or almost surely "unpersuadable." But lest we overlook the obvious, certainly it would be "unforgettable."

  • World Racing Championships Downscales Program

    The World Racing Championships, a series of races held at different countries, will be held again in 2004, but the International Racing Bureau will no longer be involved.

  • World Racing Series Gains Rolls-Royce as Sponsor

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd. has signed a sponsorship agreement with the World Series Racing Championship, which has been without a sponsor since the departure of Emirates Airlines following the 2001 series.

  • 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.

  • Keeneland's Ted Bassett Retires as Board Chairman

    James E. (Ted) Bassett III, who has helped lead the Keeneland Association for the past 33 years, retired as chairman of the board Wednesday morning at the Keeneland board of directors meeting.

  • Arc Added to World Championship Series

    The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere will join the Emirates World Series Racing Championship in 2001, it was announced in Paris by France Galop's Director General Louis Romanet, and by the Emirates World Series Committee in New York. The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere, which will be run on Oct. 7, 2001, will be the seventh race of 12, in the World Series, which starts with the Dubai World Cup on March 24 and ends with the Hong Kong Cup on December 16.