Friday, October 7, 2011

It's opening day of the fall season at Keeneland

Just one hour away until Keeneland kicks off its’ 75th anniversary fall meet!

Fall barn scene at Keeneland.

Two-year-old filly Tu Endie Wei has made the trek from Canada to run in today's Grade 1 Darley Alcibiades S. Trained by Reade Baker, she is 2-for-2, both stakes wins.
Tu Endie Wei.
Group 3 winner Theyskens' Theory (trained by Shug McGaughey), cross-entered in the G1 First Lady S. on Saturday and the G1 Spinster S. on Sunday.
Wasted Tears (Bart Evans) grazing the day before her scheduled start in the G1 First Lady S.
Together (a daughter of Galileo), over from Ireland for Aidan O'Brien. The three-year-old finished second in two Classics this year, the English 1,000 Guineas and Irish 1,000 Guineas. She, too, runs in the First Lady on Saturday.
Shotgun Gulch, winner of April's Grade 1 Vinery Madison S., switching leads on the track at Keeneland. Oklahoman C.R. Trout bred, owned, and trains this filly, who runs in the Thoroughbred Club of America S.-G2 on Saturday.
Aruna (trained by Graham Motion) galloping at Keeneland. She runs in the G1 Spinster S. on Sunday.
Pachattack, European filly who was 2nd in the Grade 1 Personal Ensign H. at Saratoga in her last start. The Gerard Butler-trainee starts in the G1 Spinster.
Grade 2 winner Well Monied, another Spinster entrant, is in town from California for trainer Howie Zucker.
Random horses working in tandem over the training track.


  1. Nice camera work. Love the compositions and everything you photograph.

  2. Thanks, Sid. I don't always get the right angles but I do try.