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Enjoy these wonderful stories about Keeneland and about central Kentucky's unique Bluegrass lifestyle. These stories were previously published in Keeneland Magazine or in Keeneland's race day program. Please note that Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to read these stories while Windows Media Player is required to watch our videos.

    House of His Dreams

    Jon Carloftis makes ownership of historic Botherum a reality. Read More.

    Father of the Cup

    John Gaines envisioned an international racing event that became the Breeders' Cup World Championships. Read More.

    Catering to Their Every Whim

    Apiary, the catering company and new event venue on Jefferson Street, sets Lexington's culinary scene abuzz. Read More.

    Setting the Standard

    Adena Springs outpaces all others as the leading breeder of Breeders' Cup winners. Read More.

    Breeders' Cup Legends: Alysheba

    Keeneland sales graduate Alysheba became “America’s Horse” with his scintillating win in the 1988 Breeders’ Cup Classic. Read more.

    Making a Difference: Gill Heart Institute

    UK’s Gill Heart Institute, which recently marked its 10th anniversary, is a national leader in the battle against cardiovascular disease. Read more.

    Spotlight On: Mike Penna

    Horse Racing Radio Network’s Mike Penna and his team provide award-winning coverage of major racing. Read more.

    Beyond Salsa and Chips

    This dramatic Richmond Road restaurant with its color-changing floors and enormous jellyfish aquarium has recruited chef Jonathan Lundy to enhance the dining experience. Read more.

    Making Art Happen

    LexArts, greater Lexington’s arts council and fundraiser, seeks to integrate the arts into everyday lives. Read more.

    Core Values

    At 160 years young, Lexington’s Sayre School continues to inspire new generations of students. Read more.




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