Keeneland Stories

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Enjoy these wonderful stories about Keeneland and about central Kentucky's unique Bluegrass lifestyle. These stories were previously published in Keeneland Magazine or in Keeneland's race day program. Please note that Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to read these stories while Windows Media Player is required to watch our videos.

Making a Difference (WINTER 2017)

The nest provides a safe haven for women, children, and families in crisis in central Kentucky. | READ MORE>>

Spotlight On Reiley McDonald (WINTER 2017)

Reiley McDonald’s attention to detail and his communication skills have given him an edge in the business. | READ MORE>>

Traces of Past Athens (WINTER 2017)

Frontier past and farming traditions define tiny Athens. | READ MORE>>

Spanning the Generations (Winter 2017)

Runnymede Farm, which traces its origins to Kentucky’s early days, celebrates 150 years of dedication to Thoroughbred breeding. | READ MORE>>

Post Time at the Keeneland Shop (WINTER 2017)

Visitors who step through the stately green doors of The Keeneland Shop are greeted by friendly staff and shelves of unique, high-quality giftable goods and apparel. | READ MORE>>


A reinvigorated Headley-Whitney Museum, known for its jewelry, bibelots, dollhouses, and shell grotto, is benefiting from strong leadership and dynamic exhibitions | READ MORE>>


If small-batch roasting helps define coffee worth drinking, then Lexington and the Bluegrass have a seat at the bar. | READ MORE>>

Taking It To The Streets (Fall 2017)

Colorful murals by local and international artists spruce up once-empty walls throughout Lexington, intriguing residents and visitors alike. | Read More >>

Star Maker (Fall 2017)

Keeneland's Fall Stars weekend, more popular and lucrative than ever, has produced numerous Breeders' Cup Winners. | Read More >>

Spotlight On Ercel Ellis (Fall 2017)

Ercel Ellis, popular host of the long-running radio program "Horse Tales," delights fans week after week with homespun stories and interesting guests. | Read More >>