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Breeders' Cup announces Keeneland as 2015 host

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LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) – One of thoroughbred racing's most prestigious events will be held at Keeneland in 2015.

Breeders' Cup has officially announced that Keeneland Race Course will host the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships. This is the first time Keeneland has been chosen to hold the event.

Speculation that Keeneland was chosen began last week, but the official announcement has now been made.

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"As part of our strategic three-year host site plan we are very pleased to announce Keeneland as the host venue for the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships," said Breeders' Cup Chairman Bill Farish. "Throughout its storied history, Keeneland has developed an extraordinary reputation for delivering a first-class racing and hospitality product. We are excited to bring the Breeders' Cup home to Lexington and are energized by the support from the local community and the breeders of Central Kentucky who have been such a vital part of our program since its inception."

The 2015 Breeders' Cup will be held on October 30-31, 2015.

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