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Keeneland September Yearling Sale Graduate Always Dreaming Wins 143rd Kentucky Derby

11,752 Fans Celebrate Derby Day at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, KY (May 6, 2017) – Two horses sold at Keeneland’s 2015 Keeneland September Yearling Sale – favored Always Dreaming and Lookin At Lee – finished 1-2 in today’s 143rd running of the $2,395,800 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) at Churchill Downs.

Keeneland sales now have produced 21 Kentucky Derby winners, including last year’s winner, Nyquist.

Kentucky Derby Candidate Girvin Jogs in Advance of Work Later This Week; Irap Gallops

LEXINGTON, KY (April 24, 2017) – With trainer Joe Sharp riding alongside on a lead pony, Brad Grady’s Girvin, winner of the Risen Star (G2) and Louisiana Derby (G2) and the top point earner on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1), jogged twice around the main track Monday morning before the renovation break.
Around 7:30 a.m., Girvin made his second appearance on the Keeneland surface with Rosie Napravnik aboard in a repeat of his Sunday exercise.

Thirteen Keeneland Sales Graduates Among 21 Horses Entered in $2 Million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands

LEXINGTON, KY (April 30, 2015) – Thirteen graduates of Keeneland sales, led by multiple Grade 1 winners Carpe Diem and Dortmund, are among the 21 horses entered in Saturday’s 141st running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) at Churchill Downs. Approximate post time for the 1¼-mile race for 3-year-olds is 6:34 p.m. ET.

All-Jockey Panel Joins Lukas at Fifth “It’s my Derby” April 17 at Keeneland

LOUISVILLE, KY (March 3, 2015) – The Kentucky Derby Museum is proud to announce the return of “It’s my Derby,” a unique event where the biggest names in racing share their Derby-winning experiences. This year’s special event will be held at Keeneland on Friday, April 17, where host and Racing Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas will be joined on stage by a panel of Hall of Fame jockeys.



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