The Day at the Races: Good afternoon for Keeneland long shots

April 18, 2013 

Thursday's figures: On-track attendance, 11,551; on-track betting, $881,088.40; total betting including simulcast, $7,028,442.79.

This day last year: On-track attendance, 12,466; on-track betting, $951,955; total betting including simulcast, $6,479,081.

Coming up: Grade II winner Mystical Star is the 5-2 morning-line choice over seven other older fillies and mares in Friday's Grade III Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes going 11⁄16 miles on the main track.

Final furlong

■ Race 7 on Thursday was a feast for long-shot players. Cone of Light, sent off at odds of 12-1, came home under Robby Albarado with 36-1 shot Braveman second and 102-1 shot Mr. Chow third.

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