Keeneland has named Barry Bowditch as its new Australasian representative, succeeding Vin Cox.
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Keeneland today announced its 2018 Spring Meet will offer 16 stakes worth a season record $4.4 million in purse money.
Gross sales of $34,996,000 for the four-day auction, held Jan. 8-11 rose 21.6 percent when compared with $28,785,500 recorded for last year’s five-day sale.
The Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale reached a milestone Wednesday when gross sales reached $31,744,700 through three days of the four-day auction.
On Tuesday, Keeneland sold 229 horses for $15,036,900, up 35.96 percent from last year’s second session when 221 horses grossed $11,059,600.
Keeneland realized double-digit growth in gross, average and median prices during Monday’s opening session of the 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale
Keeneland’s 60th January Horses of All Ages Sale, which offers broodmares and broodmare prospects, yearlings and horses of racing age starts Jan. 8.
Popular handicapper and racing analyst Mike Battaglia will step down from his on-air race-day duties at Keeneland with Saturday’s close of the fall meet.
Barely topping the 100-pound mark, jockeys seem undermatched when paired with a 1,000-pound thoroughbred.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced today that Keeneland has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.