Keeneland

Day at the Races: April 11

Yesterday's figures: On-track attendance, 13,826; on-track betting, $942,839; total betting including simulcast, $5,536,107

This day last year: There are no comparable figures because this day last year was Easter Sunday.

Coming up: There are no stakes races Wednesday, but the graded stakes contests pick up Thursday with the Grade III Appalachian Stakes for 3-year-old fillies going 1 mile on the turf. Robert Smithen's Bay to Bay, winner of the Grade III Natalma Stakes, will carry a top weight of 123 pounds.

Final furlong

n Barbara Hunter's Keertana held off a late charge from favored Fantasia to win by a neck in Sunday's featured $65,000 Knockgriffin Purse for fillies and mares going 1 mile on the turf. Ridden by Garrett Gomez for trainer Tom Proctor, Keertana covered the distance in 1:36.45. Stardom Bound, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2008, finished fifth in her debut on the grass.

n Tom and Jack Conway's Stately Victor, the upset winner of Saturday's Grade I Blue Grass Stakes, was back at his Trackside Training Center base in Louisville on Sunday, where he will prepare for the Kentucky Derby. "He came out of the race fine; excellent," trainer Mike Maker said. "He will work six or seven days out from the Derby, and that will be it."

ALICIA WINCZE

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