2021 Keeneland Spring Meet

Trio of Sophomore Stakes Ring in Racing, Fans' Return to Keeneland

What a difference a year makes. Last March, when the coronavirus pandemic first descended upon America, the cancellation of sporting events left and right drove home, like few other signs did, how serious the situation was. In the racing world, there was arguably no greater loss of normalcy at that time than was felt when Keeneland was forced to scrap its iconic spring meet. And while races eventually returned to the central Kentucky oval, fans didn't for the entirety of 2020. Friday, the familiar sights of April in Lexington--the colorful...

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Keeneland Launches 'Celebrate Keeneland Your Way' Campaign for Spring Meet

World-class Thoroughbred racing returns to Central Kentucky for Keeneland's 2021 Spring Meet, which opens Friday, Apr. 2 and covers 15 days through Apr. 23. Keeneland is welcoming back a limited number of fans to the track this spring while offering multiple opportunities for people to enjoy the meet remotely through its Celebrate Keeneland Presented by Central Bank campaign. "There are many ways--big and small--for everyone to celebrate Keeneland and take part in the fanfare and traditions they love," Keeneland Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Christa Marrillia said. "We encourage...

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Black Soil Ky, Keeneland Partner for Spring Meet

Keeneland and Black Soil KY, an agritourism social enterprise that fosters a greater market share for Black farmers in Kentucky, announced a strategic partnership in advance of Keeneland's Spring race meet (Apr. 2-23), including the offering of Meal Kits in partnership with Keeneland Hospitality. Black Soil KY Co-Founder and COO Ashley Smith and Keeneland Hospitality Executive Chef and Managing Director Marc Therrien head the culinary-centric collaboration. The Black Soil KY Skillet Frittata Meal Kit includes a selection of thoughtful ingredients grown and harvested by local farmers. Each meal kit can...

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