Tuesday, July 17 2012

Keeneland Increases Purse for Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) to $750,000 for 2012 Fall Race Meeting

LEXINGTON, KY (July 16, 2012) – Keeneland, in partnership with Shadwell Farm, announced today that the purse for the Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) will be increased to $750,000 for its 27th running on FallStars Saturday, October 6.

The fall race meeting, to be held October 5-27, will feature 17 stakes with purse money totaling $4.5 million. The Shadwell Turf Mile is one of six Grade 1 stakes, the others being the Darley Alcibiades, Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity, First Lady, Juddmonte Spinster and Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, among the 15 graded races featured this fall.

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