Yesterday's figures: On-track attendance, 19,036; on-track betting, $1,439,101.20; total betting including simulcast, $8,450,792.78.
This day last year: On-track attendance, 19,237; on-track betting, $1,558,863; total betting including simulcast, $8,472,808.
Coming up: A trio of Grade I winners in Winter Memories, Summer Soiree and Nereid lead a field of eight 3-year-old fillies for Saturday's Grade I, $400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup going 1 1/8-miles on the turf.
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■ Joss Sabille, assistant to trainer Michael Matz, said Somali Lemonade was in good order one day after she won Thursday's Grade III Jessamine Stakes to earn a spot in the starting gate for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf on Nov. 4 at Churchill Downs. Somali Lemonade, who is unbeaten in two career starts, will remain at Keeneland until the end of the Fall Meet before heading to Churchill.
■ Lotka, winner of the 1986 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of her victory in that race with an appearance Saturday at Keeneland's Breakfast With the Works. Lotka will be featured during the paddock demonstration, which begins at 8:45 a.m. The 28-year-old daughter of Danzig is a resident of the Our Mims Haven Thoroughbred retirement facility near Paris.
■ The Al Stall-trained 2-year-old filly Applauding established a record for 6 furlongs on the main track Friday when she won the sixth race in 1:07.76. The daughter of Congrats bettered the mark of 1:08.30 set by He Loves Me Not on April 12, 2007.
ALICIA WINCZE HUGHES