Tag Archives: Keeneland

National anthem singers set for Breeders’ Cup

The Breeders’ Cup has announced the singers who will deliver the Star-Spangled Banner and other selections prior to the races Friday and Saturday. Marlana VanHoose, a 20-year-old survivor of cytomegalovirus and cerebal palsy, will perform the national anthem Friday with the Culver Academy … Continue reading

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Flashback: When ‘Seabiscuit’ filmed at Keeneland

Click here for a photo gallery from when Seabiscuit filmed at Keeneland. The Kentucky Theatre will screen the Oscar-nominated Seabiscuit at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday night as part of Breeders’ Cup Festival activities. Quite a bit of the movie was filmed here in Central Kentucky, … Continue reading

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Keeneland and Cross Gate Gallery form new auction company

The Sporting Art Auction, a collaboration between Keeneland and Downtown Lexington’s Cross Gate Gallery, will make its debut in November auctioning work by modern and 19th century American and British sporting artists at the historic race track. “This Sporting Art … Continue reading

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Picnic with the Pops returns to Keeneland

For the second year, Picnic with the Pops will take place at Keeneland, this time featuring the Miami-based Cuban-music group Tiempo Libre with the Lexington Philharmonic. Last year, Picnic with the Pops moved out of the Kentucky Horse Park and into … Continue reading

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Review: Picnic with the Pops

That is exactly what the Lexington Philharmonic did at this year’s Picnic with the Pops performance Saturday night. The orchestra shared the stage with Cirque de la Symphonie, a troupe of international acrobatic artists who gather almost weekly to perform … Continue reading

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Picnic with the Pops moves to Keeneland

Picnic With the Pops will not be at the Kentucky Horse Park this year, because of preparations for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. But fear not, those of you who love to pack a picnic basket in late August … Continue reading

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Horse Mania goes to school

Horse Play for Arts Education, a spinoff of Horse Mania 2010, was unveiled Wednesday morning by LexArts with students all over Lexington designing and decorating “foals,” smaller versions of the Horse Mania horses. Horse Mania is a public art project … Continue reading

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Secretariat filmmakers coming to the Bourbon County Secretariat Festival

Filmmakers working on Disney’s Secretariat movie in Kentucky will be at the Bourbon County Secretariat Festival on Saturday, and one lucky horse might just fill a final slot in the stable of thoroughbreds playing the super horse. The film’s lead … Continue reading

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Extras casting call for Secretariat

Central Kentucky, get ready for another close-up. Producers of Secretariat, Disney’s movie about the 1973 Triple Crown winner, will cast for extras next week in preparation for filming in the state for two weeks late this month and in early … Continue reading

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Brooks’ bourbon bottle benefits UK Symphony

I will never again see news of the Keeneland-Maker’s Mark commemorative bottle events without thinking of how Tom Eblen succinctly summed up the Central Kentucky rite of spring last year: It has to be one of Kentucky’s stranger traditions: Buy … Continue reading

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