From Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio Keeneland Racetrack in Lexington will undergo a changing of the guard late this summer with Wednesday’s announced retirement of President and CEO Nick Nicholson. Nicholson says he’s been thinking about stepping aside for some time now. “I’m going to be 65 years old in September and I could feel… Continue reading Keeneland’s Nicholson Announces Retirement
From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio The just completed fall meet at Keeneland saw the largest number of race fans ever. Over its 17 days, just over 250,000 spectators visited the Lexington track, breaking a record set five years ago. Keeneland spokeswoman Julie Balog says the among of money gambled was up nine percent. “When… Continue reading Keeneland Fall Meet Sets Attendance Record
Monday marked the beginning of the week-long ‘Horses of All Ages’ sale. Keeneland’s Julie Balog says this is one of four scheduled sales sessions in 2011.
By Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio Officials at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington have announced a partnership with the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia. Keeneland President Nick Nicholson (in photo, at left, with Greenbrier owner Jim Justice) says the agreement will include heavy cross-promotion and package deals. “The opportunity to expose people from all over the… Continue reading Keeneland, Greenbrier Enter Partnership