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Keeneland looks to buy Thunder Ridge; convert to Quarter Horse track in Corbin
Friday, February 15, 2013 - from the USTA Communications Department

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Columbus, OH --- The Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting that Keeneland, the Lexington Thoroughbred racetrack and sales company, is teaming with Nevada-based Full House Resorts to buy harness track Thunder Ridge Raceway in Prestonsburg, Ky., and reinvent it as a Quarter Horse racetrack in the Corbin, Ky., area.

USTA/Ed Keys photo
Thunder Ridge opened for harness racing in 1994.

The Herald-Leader story went on to report that paperwork has apparently been filed with the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on the potential change of ownership and that all of the plans would be subject to regulatory approval and other factors.

To read the complete story, click here.

 


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