Keeneland magazine

Summer 2019

Placement Deadline: April 16 • Materials Deadline: April 30

Spotlight On — Fourth–generation horsewoman Misdee Wrigley Miller was a member of the U.S. gold–medal–winning driving team at the 2018 World Equestrian Games. Her Wrigley Media Group filmed part of The Stand–In, an upcoming feature film starring Drew Barrymore.

Riding the Crest — The McLean family's Crestwood Farm is an industry stalwart, standing stallions, boarding mares, consigning at the sales, and advising breeders.

Finding Her Voice — Visual artist Ellen Skidmore also is the author of a children's book that recounts her childhood struggle with a speech impediment. She is recognized in the Book Benches project.

Tent Sale — Seventy–five years ago Breeders' Sales Co. conducted its first summer yearling sale at Keeneland. What began as a modest endeavor has evolved into the world's preeminent Thoroughbred auction house.

All About Branding —Keeneland Mercantile opens in downtown Lexington's new City Center and sells regionally made and locally sourced goods. Meanwhile, the Keeneland Shop gets a fresh look as the store continues to evolve as a retail destination.

New Café Culture — Set amid a lush garden and beneath twinkling lights, Kentucky Native Café is a convivial summertime gathering spot for food, drink, theater, and more.

Making a Difference — Children's Charities of the Bluegrass raises funds to benefit organizations devoted to the betterment of Kentucky kids.

Bluegrass Bespoke — Keeneland Crafted Events takes Keeneland Hospitality to the next level.

Fall 2019

Placement Deadline: July 16 • Materials Deadline: July 30

Spotlight On — Laura Freeman, who made her name as the founder of Laura’s Lean Beef, has turned her entrepreneurial talents to hemp, the plant that is taking Kentucky and elsewhere by storm.

Eye on the Prize —Woods Edge Farm owner Peter O’Callaghan has a proven record of investing in the right foals and reselling them for top dollar at the major yearling sales.

Passion For Trees — Thomas Kimmerer’s passion is preserving Central Kentucky’s tree heritage, one venerable tree at a time. The author of Venerable Trees has been honored with a bench as part of the Book Benches Project.

Getting Into Gear — Two year olds get a chance to shine and reveal classic potential in Keeneland’s five fall stakes races for juveniles: the Darley Alcibiades, Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (first run at Keeneland in 1938), Dixiana Bourbon, Indian Summer, and JP Morgan Chase Jessamine.

Owning a Piece of Heaven — The Central Kentucky horse farm market offers properties of all sizes for every sort of deep pocket. A look at what six figures, a million, and the sky’s the limit will get you.

Honoring Their Service — Camp Nelson, a Union supply depot and hospital during the Civil War, has been designated the state’s first national monument. Camp Nelson served as a recruitment and training center for African American soldiers and a refugee camp for their wives and children.

Timeless Appeal — Beaumont Inn, famous for its hospitality and classic Southern cuisine, celebrates a century.

Making a Difference — With Little Red Feather Cares, one of the nation’s leading partnership groups strives to provide a life after racing for its athletes.