Breeders’ Cup underway at Keeneland

Spectators from Kentucky say celebrating traditions and horse racing here in Kentucky makes it special.
Published: Nov. 4, 2022 at 11:40 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The Breeders’ Cup is now underway at Keeneland.

Food and drinks are flowing, with people grabbing favorites like bread pudding and bourbon. People say getting dressed up in their suit and tie or dress and fascinator gets them excited for the races.

Spectators from Kentucky say celebrating traditions and horse racing here in Kentucky makes it special.

The last time the event was here was in 2020, but COVID stopped many people from attending. Many fans say they’re excited to be back celebrating.

Fans from all over the world are also in attendance. One mother and daughter duo, Alyssa King and Kim Pfeil, came from New York with their friends to enjoy the races.

“It’s an adventure and it’s a great place to be and the hype seeing these wonderful horses from all around the world, and we appreciate it because we show horses, and we really appreciate horses. Especially, the quality and the young horses too,” they said.

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