KENTUCKY PHOTOS – KEENELAND RACE TRACK, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY

Keeneland Race Track, Lexington, Kentucky Opening DayPhoto of Keeneland Racetrack, Lexington, Kentucky on opening day at the track. The 2016 meet starts April 8.  One of Kentucky’s most beautiful attractions for tourists and locals.

Keeneland was founded in 1935 and is the global leader in Thoroughbred horse auctions and conducts world-class Thoroughbred horse racing every April and October.
The 1st million-dollar yearling in Thoroughbred history, Canadian Bound, was sold in 1976 at Keeneland.
In 2009, the Horseplayers Association of North America introduced a rating system for 65 Thoroughbred racetracks in North America. Of the top ten, Keeneland was ranked #1.
Lexington is considered “The Horse Capital of the World” with more than 450 beautiful horse farms with either white or black board fences and if you ever fly into Lexington Airport this area is a sight to behold from the air!
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QUOTES ABOUT THE STATE OF KENTUCKY

Just a few quotes about the great state of Kentucky.

Mercer County, Harrodsburg, KentuckyPhoto of Mercer County, KentuckyJesse Stuart 2

Jesse Stuart

Butcher Holler, KentuckyButcher Holler, Kentucky. Home of Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn quote

Jennifer Lawrence

Fort HarrodFort Harrod, Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone 2

Andrew Jackson

Happy Chandler

Irvin Cobb

State Capitol

Kentucky is the home to many great people.  We will do more famous quotes in the future about our state.

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