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College Scholarship Day Attracts 1,871 Students

October 18, 2016

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 18, 2016) – Keeneland welcomed 1,871 college students last Friday for College Scholarship Day, one of the track’s most popular promotions. College students received free general admission with a valid student ID and a chance to win one of 10 college scholarships awarded after each of the day’s races.

Keeneland hosts College Scholarship Day in partnership with the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association. Since it began in October 2002, the program has distributed a total of $292,000 here.

Scholarship winners are Rachel Poole from Asbury University; Cheyenne Hobbs and Lucy Ritter from Eastern Kentucky University; Corey Kramer from Northern Kentucky University; Cole Lancaster and Kelli Padgett from Transylvania University; and Hannah Moriarty, Brooklyn Payne, Rachel Stone and Mason Thompson from the University of Kentucky.