Yesterday's figures: On-track attendance, 8,944; on-track betting, $910,246; total betting including simulcast, $6,135,348.
This day last year: On-track attendance, 7,177; on-track betting, $752,010; total betting including simulcast, $4,953,987.
Coming up: Canadian Ballet, a six-time stakes winner sprinting on grass, and West Ocean, winner of three turf sprint stakes, headline an overflow field of 12 fillies and mares for Friday's $100,000 Buffalo Trace Franklin County Stakes going 5½ furlongs on the turf.Final furlong
■ Trainer Ken McPeek gained another possible Breeders' Cup entrant Thursday when Kathmanblu scored a 4-length win in the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes for 2-year-old fillies on the turf. The Jessamine was a "Win and You're in" race for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.
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■ Jockey Robby Albarado earned his 400th win at Keeneland Thursday when he guided Gibson Crystal to victory in the ninth race. Albarado is tied with Shane Sellers for third all-time at Keeneland. Sellers won his 400th on Wednesday.
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