2014 Keeneland September Sales Final Stats

Here are some key stats from the 2014 Keeneland September Sale: 2,819 – Head Sold $279,960,500 – Gross Amount $99,312 – Average Price $50,000 – Median Price $2,200,000 – Top Price   Market Stability Reigns As Keeneland September Sale Concludes Press Release, 9.21.14, Keeneland.com LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 21, 2014) – The Keeneland September Yearling Sale, […]

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2013 Jockey Club Breeding Statistics

The Jockey Club Releases 2013 Breeding Statistics Press Release, 9.18.14, JockeyClub.com The Jockey Club today reported that 2,230 stallions covered 36,656 mares in North America during 2013, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 9, 2014. These breedings have resulted in 21,697 live foals of 2014 being reported to The Jockey Club on Live Foal Reports […]

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Lexington Receives Approval to Recoup $24.1 Million for Summit Infrastructure Costs

Lexington gets state OK to recoup $24.1 million for Summit storm sewers by Cheryl Truman, 9.25.14, Kentucky.com Lexington’s Urban County Government has been approved to recover up to $24.1 million in public infrastructure costs associated with the upcoming Summit development, primarily for providing storm sewers, curbs, sidewalks and parking. The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority […]

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First Legal Hemp Crop Harvested by UK

UK harvest first legal hemp crop by Janet Patton, 9.23.14, Kentucky.com The first legal hemp harvest in Kentucky in 70 years has begun. University of Kentucky researchers on Tuesday cut their test plot, which will rest in the field for a couple of weeks. The 10-foot stalks will stay on the ground at Spindletop Farm […]

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Video of LFUCG Mayoral & At-Large Candidate Forum

Video of LFUCG Mayoral & At-Large Candidate Forum Released! As part of our voter education program, we partnered with Fayette County Farm Bureau and the Fayette County Neighborhood Council to sponsor a public forum featuring Lexington’s Mayoral and At-Large Council Candidates on September 4, 2014. If you were unable to attend the forum, you’re in […]

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Fayette Alliance Loves Isabel Yates

At nearly 90, former Lexington Vice Mayor Isabel Yates still getting things done for city by Cheryl Truman, 9.22.14, Kentucky.com Isabel Yates is dressed to the nines in a daffodil-yellow blazer and khakis, every white hair feathered into place, bracelets jangling as she serves coffee on the sun porch of the house in south Lexington […]

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Development of Townhomes Between Midland and Bell Court Moving Forward

Townhomes to be built between Midland Avenue, Bell Court by Cheryl Truman, 9.21.14, Kentucky.com Developer Brian Hanna wants you to visit a townhome that has not yet been built. A simulation of The Midlands townhomes, a group of 46 Craftsman-style townhouses with a gated entry, is in his office on Walton Avenue, just off the […]

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KLC Side Corporation Will Issue and Adminster Bonds for CentrePointe Garage

KLC Looks to Form Side Corporation to Issue Bonds for CentrePointe Garage by Erik A. Carlson, 9.16.14, Kentucky.com Lexington, KY – The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) has entered into an agreement with the Lexington Urban-County Council to allow a KLC side-corporation to issue bonds of up to $30 million for the construction of the […]

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First Book of Keeneland Sale Shows Emerging Star Sires

First Book of Keeneland September Yearling Shows Tapit as Emerging Star Sire by Natalie Voss, 9.16.14, BizLex.com The first book of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale wrapped up on Sept 11 with solid statistics, highlighted by a couple of prominent Kentucky-based bloodlines. Book 1 is the section of the sale with what Keeneland’s sales team estimates […]

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State Funds Further Construction of Town Branch Trail

Town Branch Trail gets State Funds for Design and Construction Staff Report, 9.16.14, BizLex.com A trail that will one day connect downtown to Masterson Station Park has received a $6.5 million boost. To be built over 5.8 miles in six phases – the first two of which have been completed and the third is underway–received […]

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