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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.

    Cornering the Market

    Ouita Michel’s Windy Corner Market in rural Fayette County draws the farm crowd as well as urban foodies who can count on comfort food with a “local” angle. Read More

    Enduring Influence

    Antebellum Kentucky is embodied in Ward Hall, the Scott County villa that is considered Kentucky’s finest example of Greek Revival architecture. Read More


    Five Central Kentucky artists find diverse expressions — from stained glass to clay to semi-precious stones and silver — for their talents. Read More

    Bluegrass Treasure

    Charles Fipke, the larger-than-life “Diamond Hunter,” is mining jewels of another kind at his new Kentucky farm. Read More

    Kentucky Horse Park Literacy Program

    The Kentucky Horse Park Literacy Program uses horse books and real horses to promote literacy. Read More

    Spotlight On Keeneland Auction Team

    Keeneland’s auctioneers, announcers, and bid spotters conduct a carefully orchestrated production. Read More

    Food Networking

    Brigitte Nguyen gave up a promising career in finance only to become a celebrity chef with two popular TV shows. Read More

    Country Life

    Settling at Shawnee Farm allows G. Watts and Sally Humphrey ample time to indulge their love of breeding and racing. Read More

    Historic Markers

    Kentucky’s Historical Marker Program honors important sites, fascinating people, and fast horses. Read More


    The Nicholson Years

    On the eve of his Sept. 1 retirement, Nick Nicholson reflects on his 12 years as Keeneland’s president and CEO. Read More




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