Keeneland

The day at the races

Yesterday's figures: On-track attendance, 20,256; on-track betting, $1,587,839; total betting including simulcast, $8,387,089.

This day last year: On-track attendance, 18,058; on-track betting, $1,763,158; total betting including simulcast, $12,418,420.

Final furlong

Keeneland wrapped up its Spring Meet, held April 3-24, with a total attendance of 240,755 — the third-highest in track history. Total attendance for the 15-day meet was off 1.1 percent from last year's total of 243,606 for the 16-day meeting with the record of 244,145 being set during the 2006 spring meeting.

Average daily attendance of 16,050 was the second-highest in Keeneland history, up 5.4 percent from the 15,225 recorded during the 2008 spring meeting.

Jockey Julien Leparoux notched 27 wins in the race for leading rider to capture his fourth Keeneland title. Bill Mott earned his fifth leading trainer title with seven wins. George Strawbridge's Augustin Stable clinched the leading owner title with six wins for his third spring meet title.

ALICIA WINCZE

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