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The horse racing world like all other areas of society continues to make changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis. Most racetracks currently operating are doing so without spectators, and have instituted strict safety screening protocols for essential employees who are already on the grounds to provide daily care for horses.

One of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events is coming back to the Bluegrass in 2022.

Keeneland, set to host the Breeders’ Cup World Championships Nov. 6-7 in Lexington, will again be home to the championship event after an already scheduled 2021 running at Del Mar, it was announced Sept. 12.

Around 8 a.m. on Kentucky Derby day, Tom Brutscher could be found sitting near section 312 in the Churchill Downs grandstand, the part that frames the clubhouse turn. Gray coat, white collared shirt, red tie, and an employee badge.

Woodbine Entertainment is excited to share its plans for the 161st Queen’s Plate that will bring one of Canada’s most prestigious events and storied traditions directly to fans like never before.  

The 2020 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and Longines Kentucky Oaks were unforgettable experiences, both for the horsemen and owners who attended in person as well as those watching from home.

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