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Keeneland Barn Notes for April 5

NOTE: KEENELAND IS CLOSED TODAY, EASTER SUNDAY. RACING WILL RESUME WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, WITH A NINE-RACE CARD THAT BEGINS AT 1:05 P.M. ET.

Carpe Diem Romps to Victory in $1 Million Toyota Blue Grass

LEXINGTON, KY (April 4, 2015) – WinStar Farm and Stonestreet Stables’ Carpe Diem took command in upper stretch and cruised to a three-length victory over Danzig Moon in the 91st running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1) before a crowd of 26,357 on Saturday.

Quotes from the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1)

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Todd Pletcher (winning trainer of Carpe Diem)

“The horse had trained really, really well. We were excited coming into (the race) and happy to see him deliver.

Keeneland Barn Notes for April 4

NEW LOCATION FOR TODAY’S TOYOTA BLUE GRASS
POSTRACE PRESS CONFERENCE

The postrace press conference with the winning connections
of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1) will be held immediately in a new location:
the room next to First Aid just off the Paddock Tunnel.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Carpe Diem, Dortmund Top Weekend Graded Stakes Entries

LEXINGTON, KY (April 3, 2015) – More than 60 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes during a blockbuster weekend of racing. Seven of the eight sophomores entered in Keeneland’s $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1) on Saturday are sales alumni, including favored Carpe Diem, winner of last fall’s Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1) here. Also headlining the weekend is the undefeated Dortmund, who goes postward in Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby (G1).

 

Keeneland Barn Notes for April 3

NEW LOCATION FOR TOYOTA BLUE GRASS POSTRACE PRESS CONFERENCE

After Saturday’s $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1), the postrace press conference with the winning connections will be held immediately in a new location: the room next to First Aid just off the Paddock Tunnel.

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