David Switzer

7:01 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Breeders Cup Allegedly Headed to Keeneland

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Two Kentucky newspapers are reporting Keeneland will host the 2015 Breeders Cup World Championships.  Although not confirmed by the track or the Breeders Cup, reports in the Lousiville Courier Journal and Lexington Herald Leader cite sources indicating a formal announcement is expected later this month.  Kentucky Thoroughbred Association Director David Metsger said Keeneland is a good fit for the Breeders Cup.

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3:35 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Kentucky Derby Winner California Chrome to Contend for Triple Crown Championship

California Chrome at the 2014 San Felipe with Victor Espinoza on board
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California Chrome's rather easy Kentucky Derby win is once again prompting speculation about a Triple Crown threat. 

The easy winner, with far fewer dollars invested compared to a typical Derby champion, will head to Maryland two weeks from now to compete in the Preakness.

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2:55 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Triple Crown Possibilities

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Excited talk on the possibility of a Triple Crown winner in thoroughbred racing resurfaced Saturday evening… just after ‘I’ll Have Another’ won the Preakness.  

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