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

E.g., December 5

    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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