Breeders' Cup http://wfpl.org en The Breeders' Cup Is Officially Coming to Keeneland Race Course http://wfpl.org/post/breeders-cup-officially-coming-keeneland-race-course <p>The Breeders' Cup is returning to Kentucky for the first time since 2011—but this time the races won't be in Louisville.</p><p>Lexington's Keeneland Race Course next year will host the Breeders' Cup for the first time, the Lexington-based racing championship series announced Tuesday.</p><p>The races will be run Oct. 30 and 31, 2015.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The thoroughbred racing championships have been run at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, the last three seasons.</span></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:40:54 +0000 Michael Homan 9630 at http://wfpl.org The Breeders' Cup Is Officially Coming to Keeneland Race Course The Breeders' Cup Will Be Run at Keeneland http://wfpl.org/post/breeders-cup-will-be-run-keeneland <p>The Breeders' Cup is coming to&nbsp;Keeneland&nbsp;Race Course.</p><p>Citing unnamed sources, The Courier-Journal reported Tuesday morning that the Breeders' Cup, one of thoroughbred racing's most notable annual events, would be held at the Lexington in 2015, Santa Anita in 2016 and Del Mar in 2017.&nbsp;</p><p>Churchill Downs has hosted the Breeders' Cup eight times and delivered its most successful dates in attendance and betting handle. <a href="http://www.courier-journal.com/story/money/2014/06/17/exclusive-breeders-cup-coming-keeneland/10660883/">The C-J's Gregory Hall reports:</a></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:26:06 +0000 Staff 9584 at http://wfpl.org The Breeders' Cup Will Be Run at Keeneland Keeneland Sets Attendance, Wagering Records http://wfpl.org/post/keeneland-sets-attendance-wagering-records Records for attendance and wagering were set during the just completed fall racing meet at Keeneland. More than 259,000 people came to the Lexington track during the 17-day meet.<p> That’s well over 9,000 more than last fall’s 75th anniversary meet.<p> “I’d like to say yes we would like to continue to set the attendance records. I’m not sure how realistic a goal that is. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 19:59:00 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Stu Johnson 2234 at http://wfpl.org Keeneland Sets Attendance, Wagering Records