October 6, 2012 - 5:23pm
Joha earns 10 points toward a slot in the Kentucky Derby with a win in the Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity.
Joha, trained by Mike Maker, won Saturday’s Grade 1 Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington. The win earns the son of Johar a berth in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile which will be held November 3 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Cal. Also, as one of the...
October 6, 2012 - 12:45pm
Keeneland’s Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity offers points to gain entry to Kentucky Derby.
The Grade 1 $400,000 Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland Race Course is one of 36 races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby in which the first four finishers will earn points toward an entry in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. The winner will receive 10 points, place finisher 4 points...
October 4, 2012 - 7:30am
The Keeneland fall meet signals the official start of the fall season in the Bluegrass.
The Keeneland fall meet, which opens Friday Oct. 5, signals the official start of the fall season in the Bluegrass. The 17-day race meet runs through Saturday, Oct. 27 and is packed with stakes action and activities for everyone.The meet boasts 17 stakes races and purses totaling $4.5 million. The...
October 2, 2012 - 10:20pm
For two Saturdays in October, Woodford Reserve is the place to start your trip to Keeneland.
The Keeneland Fall Meet gets underway Friday, Oct. 5, but now is the time to reserve your spot for a day of bourbon and horses. For three Saturdays in October, Woodford Reserve is the place to start your day of Keeneland racing. Woodford Reserve, 7855 McCracken Pike, is hosting brunch on Oct. 6, 13...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Julien Leparoux will attempt to win his first Kentucky Derby aboard Union Rags.
We recently sat down for a little one-on-one time with the very busy Julien Leparoux. Leparoux is not only riding for Michael Matz in this weekend’s big races, he’s the sponsored jockey of beer maker Stella Artois and an active supporter of the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.Stella...