1:05pm Location: Keeneland Address: 4201 Versailles Rd, Lexington, KY 40510 Website
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Keeneland's 2019 Spring Race Meet opens Thursday, April 4, and continues through Friday, April 26. No racing will be held on Mondays or Tuesdays, or Easter Sunday, April 21.
Gates open at 11 a.m. with first post at 1:05 p.m. daily.
The Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (G3), for 4-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, at 1 1/16 miles, runs Friday, April 19. Doubledogdare was Claiborne Farm's outstanding performer at Keeneland, winning the 1955 Alcibiades, 1956 Ashland and 1956 Spinster Stakes.
The Dixiana Elkhorn (G2), for 4-year-olds and up at 1 1/2 miles on the turf, runs Saturday, April 20. The Dixiana Elkhorn was named for Elkhorn Creek, an 86-mile-long stream in Central Kentucky that runs through Fayette, Scott, Woodford and Franklin Counties.