Elite 8 Rankings for Breeders’ Cup Classic


The Breeders’ Cup Classic is the most well-known race of the Breeders’ Cup weekend and after looking at the horse-jockey duos that will be running in this race, Jeff Siegel has already selected his Elite-8 for the race. Below is his list of BC hopefuls as well as a brief explanation on why he thinks…

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Bourbon and Bets- Breeders’ Cup Edition


AZUR Restaurant & Patio (located in Beaumont Centre) is hosting a special evening in their restaurant called Bourbon and Bets. This event is usually only held before the Kentucky Derby but this year they are hosting one for Breeders’ Cup.  This social dining event will feature Woodford Reserve Bourbon and progressive Cuisine inspired by Bourbon…

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The Feeders’ Cup- Food Truck Tasting Event


Here’s another event coming up during the Breeders’ Cup Festival that will cater to all of our foodies out there- The Feeders’ Cup Food Truck invitational! Lexington is slowly but surely adding quality food trucks to the town, making up a quite impressive fleet. With the trendy nature of these eateries and the constant growth…

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The Red Mile Track


Earlier this summer Keeneland approved a plan to move it’s simulcasting to The Red Mile track in Lexington. For those of our readers who are unfamiliar with simulcasting, it is just having the ability to bet on live horse races that are run at tracks in different cities.  This $30 million project will offer guests…

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Horse Racing Radio Network


We are proud ago have HRRN (Horse Racing Radio Network) as one of our website affiliates! They host a variety of different radio programs for their avid horse racing fans. One of our favorite shows at Kentucky Stud is their weekly show on Saturday mornings from 8-10AM EST called Equine Forum.  Mike Penna hosts the…

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Here at Kentucky Stud, we are working to inform you on all things Breeders’ Cup so that by the time the coveted event is here, you know exactly what to see and (more importantly) what to eat! If you are in town for Breeders’ Cup, or even visiting the weeks leading up to BC, and…

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Jockey Joe Rocco Jr Following in His Fathers Footsteps


Jockey Joe Rocco, Jr., grew up idolizing his father. The senior Rocco rode for 34 years and won 3,714 races in an excellent career. “I always wanted to be like him,” Joe Jr. said. “Everybody on the track likes him. He treats everybody with respect, from the grooms to the top owners. I am very…

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Thoroughbred Owner Toby Keith


Country singer and songwriter Toby Keith has had a love of horses his whole life. A member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Keith owns a farm in Oklahoma where he keeps his very large broodmare band. A regular visitor to the Thoroughbred sales at Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton, Keith is most famous in the Thoroughbred…

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Pope Jude’s Fourstardave (G2) Analysis


(6:25 ET) SAR 10th Race – This year’s Fourstardave (G2) has attracted a stellar field of eight. #2 GRAND ARCH has had very wide trips in his last two starts, negating any chance he had of winning them. This is a very tough group, but the Brian Lynch trainee can rebound to the winners’ circle…

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