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"see blue." Spirit Races to Keeneland

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 18, 2016) — The University of Kentucky and Keeneland have teamed up to bring Big Blue fans the best way to enjoy a day at the track. Join UK students, faculty, staff, alumni and the rest of Big Blue Nation for “see blue.” Day at Keeneland Friday, Oct. 21, as Keeneland turns blue!

The fun begins with live racing at 1:05 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and alumni with campus identification cards or UK Alumni Association membership cards will be admitted free on Friday and have access to reserved grandstand seating. General admission usually is $5. There will be appearances by UK cheerleaders, UK Wildcat Marching Band, DanceBlue and the UK Dance Team, plus a special recognition of Tom Hammond.

Wear UK blue to show your Wildcat pride at “see blue.” Day at Keeneland! 

Patrons can ride with LexTran by bus or trolley to Keeneland for $1 each way. Pick up location will be the downtown transit center.

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: #uk4ky #seeblue

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