Tuesday, October 28 2008


Keeneland Realizes Near-Record Attendance for Fall Race Meeting


Lexington, KY (October 27, 2008) – Keeneland recorded near-record attendance of 239, 117 for its 2008 fall race meeting, held October 3-25.

The total ranks as the second-largest fall meet attendance in Keeneland history, just shy of last year’s record 239,296. Average daily attendance of 14,066 was only 10 fewer than the 14,076 reported in 2007. A fall meet Friday record crowd of 22,052 was set on College Scholarship Day, Friday, October 10, while the meet’s single-day high of 24,241 was reported on Saturday, October 18.





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Sunday, October 26 2008


Keeneland Barn Notes—Closing Day, Saturday, October 25, 2008


FOREVER TOGETHER’S CREW AT KEENELAND HAPPY AFTER BREEDERS’ CUP WIN

The morning after watching Forever Together win the $2 million Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) at Santa Anita, the crew at trainer Jonathan Sheppard’s barn all wore big smiles on their faces. Forever Together spent nearly the entire month of October at Keeneland, where she won the First Lady (G1) on opening day of the fall meeting and worked twice over the Polytrack before leaving for Santa Anita on Wednesday.

“She just blossomed while she was here,” said assistant Barry Wiseman about the four-year-old daughter of Belong to Me who races for George Strawbridge’s Augustin Stable. “Training on the Polytrack really moved her up.”





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Saturday, October 25 2008


Keeneland Sale Graduates Zenyatta, Forever Together and Stardom Bound Win Breeders’ Cup World Champi


Keeneland Sale Graduates Zenyatta, Forever Together and Stardom Bound Win Breeders’ Cup World Championships

Lexington, KY (October 24, 2008) – Keeneland sale graduates Zenyatta, Forever Together and Stardom Bound captured three of the five Breeders’ Cup World Championship races held on Friday at Santa Anita.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome S. Moss’ undefeated Zenyatta, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2005 September Yearling Sale, won the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (G1).





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Friday, October 24 2008


Keeneland Barn Notes—Friday, October 24, 2008


KEENELAND CLOSING DAYS FEATURE MIX OF LIVE RACING and BREEDERS’ CUP SIMULCAST

Fans on hand for the final two days of Keeneland’s 2008 fall meeting will enjoy full cards featuring both live racing and simulcasts of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

On Friday, Keeneland will conduct nine live races intermingled with simulcasts of five Breeders’ Cup stakes for fillies and mares, highlighted by undefeated Zenyatta’s bid in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic.





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