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High Wire Kitten and Kitty Wine Take Split Thursday Feature

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 23, 2014) – High Wire Kitten and Kitty Wine used off-the-pace tactics to win separate $60,000 one-mile grass allowance tests for fillies and mares before a Thursday afternoon crowd of 9,715.

In the eighth race, Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s homebred High Wire Kitten prevailed in a three-way scramble to the finish line to edge Share the Sugar by a neck and complete the mile on a firm turf course in 1:36.74.

Cyber Secret Wins Wednesday Feature by a Nose

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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 22, 2014) – Charles Cella’s Cyber Secret held off Paris Vegas by a nose to win the $64,000 Dell Ridge Purse for 3-year-olds and up before a Wednesday afternoon crowd of 8,754.      

Trained by Lynn Whiting and ridden by Miguel Mena, Cyber Secret covered the mile on a firm turf course in 1:36.20.

Don’t Miss Out on the Fun during Closing Week at Keeneland

Kick off UK’s Homecoming Weekend With “see blue.” Day on Friday

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 21, 2014) – Fans have just four more days to enjoy Keeneland’s Fall Meet, and closing week, Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 22-25, promises world-class racing, idyllic fall weather and a chance for University of Kentucky fans to cheer on their football Wildcats.   

White Rose Holds Off Caroline Thomas to Win Rood & Riddle Dowager

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 19, 2014) – Jake Ballis and Rashard Lewis’ White Rose emerged from a five-horse scramble in the final 50 yards to win the 23rd running of the $125,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager for fillies and mares by a nose over Caroline Thomas before a sun-bathed Sunday afternoon crowd of 16,180.

Quotes from the $125,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager (L)

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 Kenny McCarthy (assistant to Bill Mott, winning trainer of White Rose)

On the reason for her recent success, winning three of her past four races

“I think it’s the time that we’ve given her. Bill always felt that as she got older she was gonna get better, and I think that’s what we’re seeing now.”


Taris Romps by Nine Lengths in the Lexus Raven Run

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 18, 2014) – Commonwealth New Era Racing’s Taris demolished a field of 10 rivals in winning the 16th running of the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2) for 3-year-old fillies by nine widening lengths before a crowd of 24,257 on an overcast Saturday afternoon.

Trained by Todd Beattie and ridden by Clinton Potts, Taris covered the seven furlongs on a fast main track in 1:21.32. The time was the meet’s fastest for the distance.

Quotes from the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2)

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Todd Beattie (winning trainer of Taris)

“I knew it was a big step for her. We’re away from home. Thought the distance (of the race) was right; thought the timing was right. I liked all those things, and she stood up to the call.”

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