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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.

Mark Story

Could legal betting on NASCAR races come to Kentucky Speedway?

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which the state of New Jersey is seeking to legalize sports betting. If the Garden State prevails, could it lead to pari-mutuel wagering on NASCAR races at Kentucky Speedway similar to what currently exists at horse racing tracks like Keeneland and Churchill Downs?

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Jockey Joel Rosario crowned Keeneland Spring Meet’s leading rider

Boosted by three multiple-win days, Joel Rosario captured his second leading rider title at Keeneland with 17 victories. Rosario, who swept the riding title in 2013 with a Spring Meet record 38 wins, partnered with Live Oak Plantation and trainer Mark Casse to win consecutive stakes on Toyota Blue Grass Day, scoring with Holding Gold in the Shakertown and Awesome Slew in the Grade III Commonwealth.

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