Saturday, April 28 2012
Keeneland Spring Meeting Posts Numerous Records As Nicholson Oversees His Final Race Meet
LEXINGTON, KY (April 27, 2012) – Keeneland’s 2012 spring race meeting proved to be an enormously successful finale for President Nick Nicholson, posting several records for attendance and wagering and boasting field sizes that are among the largest in the country. More importantly, it also marked the sixth consecutive spring meeting in which there were no catastrophic breakdowns during racing on Keeneland’s all-weather main track.
“I believe our success directly correlates to our dedication to safety,” said Nicholson. “Providing the safest environment possible for our equine and human athletes is something we strive to do each and every day. Safety is a significant part of everything we do and I think it is resonating with our fans.”
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