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Keeneland’s 2017 Spring Meet produces strong attendance along with robust wagering results

Keeneland successfully concluded its 2017 Spring Meet on Friday as exceptional racing, enhanced food and hospitality offerings, one-of-a-kind special events and warm, sunny weather yielded robust attendance and on-track and all-sources wagering results. On-track attendance for the 15-day Spring Meet, held April 7-28, totaled 252,247 compared with 262,197 recorded during last year’s 16-day Spring...

Keeneland schedules 16 stakes races worth $4.325 million for 2017 Spring Meet

Keeneland announced a $4.325 million stakes schedule for its 2017 Spring Meet that offers 16 stakes, featuring the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2) and $500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1), and introduces Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet as the signature sponsor of the $200,000 Lexington (G3). Purse money for the Lexington and opening day Transylvania (G3) Presented by Keeneland Select have been increased...