The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, has announced Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Ky., as the host site of the 2015 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. This is the first time that Keeneland, one of the most iconic tracks in the country, will host the Breeders’ Cup. The event will be held on October 30-31, 2015.
Races kick off Friday, October 30 at 3:30 p.m. for the Juvenile Turf race and concludes Saturday, October 31 with the 5:35 p.m. Breeders' Cup Classic. "Every sport has a definitive year-ending event to crown its champions. In Thoroughbred racing, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships is the culmination of the horse racing season worldwide and the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic is the defining event of the international racing season." [Source]
Keeneland Press Release: BREEDERS’ CUP ANNOUNCES KEENELAND AS THE HOST OF 2015 BREEDERS’ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS