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Please note that selections typically are available about 48 hours in advance of the race.

E.g., October 27

    Kim Nelson

    Kim has been involved with horses all her life. She has worked with pregnant mares, prepping yearlings, managed lay-up barns, exercise rider, assistant trainer and has trained a few of her own horses. She is also very involved in the placement of retired thoroughbreds once their racing careers are over. Kim worked as a handicapper for the Daily Racing form for 5 years before starting her work with Keeneland.

    Thursday, October 20, 2016

    Race 1
    #3 Sambrook Edge just missed at this level last out. He can boast the best last Beyer figure. #5 Netela is a firster with strong works and debuts with a slightly soft bunch. #8 Adumato drops in for a tag for the first time and should appreciate the company.
    $.50 Trifecta Box
    #2 Dunk a Din, #3 Sambrook Edge, #5 Netela, #8 Adumato
    Cost $12

    Race 2 begins the Early Pick 4
    #4 Killarney Rose, #6 Sea Light, #7 Gurlin
    Race 3
    #2 Heath
    Race 4
    #2 Samsonian, #4 Colony Crossing, #5 Angelic Score, #3 Annoy
    Race 5
    #1 Vouch for Kitten, #4 Front Row Debbie, #5 Ten Seventy, #7 Diamonds for Leah, #9 Caronia
    Cost $30 for a $.50 Pick 4 Ticket

    Race 6 begins the Late Pick 4
    #3 Susie’s Daddy, #6 My Sweet Stella, #9 Wily
    Race 7
    #1 Tale of Silence, #2 Thirstforlife, #4 Just Move On, #6 Holiday Bonus, #8 Total Tap
    Race 8
    #5 Up With the Birds, #13 Street Fashion
    Race 9
    #3 Bethel Wildcat, #7 Mighty Mad, #10 Oater
    Cost $45 for a $.50 Pick 4 Ticket




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