Keeneland: The Day at the Races

October 22, 2012 

Yesterday's figures: On-track attendance, 19,134; on-track betting, $883,973.50; total betting including simulcast, $6,614,576.13.

This day last year: On-track attendance, 17,512; on-track betting, $1,048,920; total betting including simulcast, $6,550,453.

Coming up: There are no stakes races when live racing resumes on Wednesday. The final graded stakes of the meet comes on Saturday with the Grade II Fayette Stakes, likely to feature Grade I winner Take Charge Indy.

Final furlong

■ Trainer Charlie Lopresti reported that Grade I winner and likely Breeders' Cup Mile favorite Wise Dan came out of Saturday's sizzling 5-furlong move "spot on." The Wiseman's Ferry gelding is slated to ship to Santa Anita Park on October 30.

■ Julien Leparoux, who is well on his way to a fifth consecutive Keeneland riding title and ninth overall, is three wins away from becoming the fifth rider to have 300 victories at Keeneland.

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