The Day at the Races
Thursday's figures: On-track attendance, 9,715; on-track betting, $776,124.80; total betting including simulcast, $5,286,122.30.
This day last year: On-track attendance, 8,226; on-track betting, $648,427; total betting including simulcast, $5,700,826.
Coming up: There are no stakes races on Friday's 10-race card.
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Graded stakes winner Cozzetti and Casino Dan, a half-brother to two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan, head an overflow field of 16 entered for the day's ninth race.
■ Julien Leparoux, the 10-time leading rider at Keeneland, booted home two winners on Thursday's card and now stands three wins away from 2,000 for his career in North America.
■ Rosie Napravnik, who leads the jockey standings at Keeneland with 14 victories, took off her mounts on Thursday because of illness.
In her absence, Corey Lanerie pulled to within one of Napravnik for the meet lead, riding Looking Cool to victory in the third race to give him 13 wins.
■ Owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey won two races on Thursday's card and now hold an 8-5 advantage over Maggi Moss in the race for the leading owner title at Keeneland.
ALICIA WINCZE HUGHES