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Fall Meet opens with a Heavenly win at Keeneland

An unseasonably warm day was won by a Heavenly Love in the 66th running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades to open the Fall Meet Friday at Keeneland. A crowd of 19,204 came out on a clear, 80-plus degree October afternoon to see two tickets punched for next month’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

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Penny Chenery, owner of Triple Crown champ Secretariat, dies

Penny Chenery, who took over her father’s thoroughbred farm with little knowledge of horse racing and became one of the few prominent women in the sport as the owner and breeder of Secretariat, perhaps the fastest horse who ever raced, died Saturday at her home in Boulder, Colorado. She was 95.

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95-year-old Elias "Shug" White is the oldest known horseman from the Kentucky Association track, which lasted more than 100 years in downtown Lexington. He made an appearance in the winner’s circle at Keeneland on Friday during the opening day of the fall meet.
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