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Keeneland Magazine: Summer 2018 Print

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Print edition. The official Keeneland Magazine celebrates the past, present, and future of Keeneland, Thoroughbred racing and breeding, and the Bluegrass lifestyle. 

Summer 2018 Keeneland issue - features include:

Spotlight On — Mike Ryan, the energetic bloodstock agent who co-bred the 2017 Kentucky Derby winner and picked that year’s Preakness winner at auction, has had a hand in the careers of many notable horses.

Penning Their Legacy — Agriculture, horses, and love of the land are in the DNA of brothers Frank and John Penn, whose Penn Sales are longtime Keeneland sales consignors.

Classic Beginnings — Sir Ivor’s 1968 Epsom Derby win put the Keeneland sales on the world stage as a source of classic winners on both sides of the Atlantic.

Self-Sufficient Universe — Waveland State Historic Site embodies the intertwined histories of the Boone and Bryan families in a well-preserved plantation that gives a fascinating glimpse of antebellum Kentucky.

First in the “West” — The William Whitley House near Stanford has the distinction of being the first brick house west of the Alleghenies as well as the site of the country’s first circular racetrack, where horses ran counterclockwise contrary to the standards of the time.

Bronze Age — Alexa King captures the dynamic beauty of horses and other animals in her internationally coveted bronze sculptors. Her portfolio includes a life-sized statue of Barbaro and she is currently at work on a bronze of the famous Standardbred Dan Patch.

Pit Masters — County Club, a rustic-chic eatery in a renovated garage on Jefferson Street, specializes in locally sourced smoked meats and specialty libations.

Making a Difference — Newton’s Attic helps foster interest in science and engineering through exciting hands-on projects, classes, and summer camps.



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