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Kentucky Kernel

Mary McCord, a communication sciences and disorders senior, reacts after winning a one night stay at the castle in Versailles during the first day of Keenelands spring meet on Friday, April 6, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Keenelands opening day was also College Scholarship day, where students were given free admission and a chance to win a number of prizes including ten $1,000 and two $10,000 scholarships. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘Flabbergasted’: Students shocked by scholarship wins at this year’s College Scholarship Day

Rick Childress April 6, 2018

Yellow silk flashed first across the dirt finish line during Keeneland’s third race on Friday, and at the same time a black dress and denim jacket dashed into the track’s North Terrace.The wearer of...

Horses run down the track during the second race on opening day of the fall meet at Keeneland race track on Friday, October 6, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK students gear up for Keeneland’s spring meet

Bailey Suiter April 6, 2018

Though it may not feel like spring, Keeneland will be open its gates for the 2018 spring meet Friday. Thousands of people will gather at the grounds to partake in watching and betting on thoroughbreds.Keeneland...

Bernie Sams, the stallion manager at Claiborne Farm (left) and Cordell Anderson, Keeneland Ringman and RunHappy groom and check presenter (right) award Mary Kate Montroy with a $10,000 scholarship on College Scholarship Day at Keeneland on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Lexington , Kentucky. Photo By Genna Melendez | Staff

Students win big at Keeneland’s College Scholarship Day

Rick Childress October 20, 2017

She paraded by Keeneland’s historic paddock, thundered down the stretch and arrived in the Winner’s Circle almost breathless after her historic win.But she was no million-dollar thoroughbred. She was...

Students cheer for their horse to win at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington , Ky.,on Friday, April 4, 2014. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff 

Keeneland to begin fall meet, host college days

Rick Childress October 4, 2017

Changing leaves, sweater weather and pumpkin spice latte ads signal that fall has finally overtaken the Bluegrass.The cooler weather also shows that it’s time for another Central Kentucky tradition:...

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