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American Dubai Works Five Furlongs for Toyota Blue Grass

Richard Keith’s American Dubai put in his final major work in preparation for next Saturday’s 92nd running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1) by working five furlongs in 1:01.40 over a fast track after the Saturday morning renovation break.

With exercise rider Antioco Murgia up, American Dubai was timed in :36.40 for the first three furlongs by Keeneland clockers and galloped out six furlongs in 1:16.

Keeneland Barn Notes: American Dubai Hopes to Rebound from Rebel in Toyota Blue Grass

American Dubai Hopes to Rebound from Rebel in Toyota Blue Grass

Richard Keith’s American Dubai began his Keeneland preparations for next Saturday’s $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1) with an easy gallop Friday morning under exercise rider Brian Murphy.

“We got here Wednesday night from Oaklawn and today was his first day at the track,” trainer Rodney Richards said. “He will probably work tomorrow morning and Chris Landeros will ride him in the Blue Grass.”

Keeneland Releases Security Protocols For 2016 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes Horses

LEXINGTON, KY (March 31, 2016) – Keeneland will continue its enhanced security measures for horses participating in the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1), a nationally prominent prep for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), to be held Saturday, April 9.

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.

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