Keeneland Betting Picks

Bettors looking for free picks to place a wager on will find Keeneland picks here from our knowledgeable horse racing tipsters with the most popular picks listed for each race at the track. Click on each race to view all the Keeneland predictions.

The OLBG Army of Tipsters will be providing their best bets for this event.
In the meantime check out the content below for more information about betting on this event.

Keeneland Racetrack Guide

Keeneland racetrack opened in 1936 and is situated in Lexington, Kentucky.

The dirt track is an oval of 8.5 furlongs, the turf course is a 7.5-furlong oval (inside the dirt layout). Keeneland is one of the recognized top tracks in North America. staging race meets in two months of the year.

Bettors can expect Keeneland picks from our knowledgeable horse racing tipsters for fifteen race days in April, the valuable spring meet features numerous stakes races including a Kentucky Derby prep and there are seventeen race days featuring Breeders Cup preps through October.

For dates of upcoming meets and entries check out the Keeneland Fixtures.

Keeneland Racecourse Map

Keeneland Address: 4201 Versailles Rd, Lexington, KY 40510, United States

Keeneland Phone Number: 859-254-3412

Keeneland Flat Racecourse Map
Keeneland Flat Racecourse Map

Using the Keeneland Racing Picks

Horseplayers can view here the most popular selection in each of today's Keeneland races, along with the current odds, and the number of picks from tipsters showing the percentage against the total number of picks placed.

The 'value rating' may be highlighted with one to five stars indicating nice wagering opportunities if there is a strong opinion in numbers for this pick, this is measured against probable chances of winning and current odds available.

Clicking on the 'All Picks' button will show you all the picks for the race along with the number of each-way picks and any 'NAP' selections highlighting a tipster's best bet of the day which could be on this race. 

On the race picks page you can also view the tipsters handicapping performance stats from the last seven days (profit shown to 10-point stakes), past month, and annual figures including strike rate.

The tipster may have also written a pick analysis highlighting why they have arrived at this selection which gives you extra guidance in deciding whether they sound knowledgeable in addition to tipping performance, hence a solid choice for a profitable wager.

You don't have to do just Keeneland selections or just horse racing, if you fancy mixing it up then why not check out all of today's picks from OLBG's Best Tipsters?

If you miss the action live then click the Keeneland Results to check recent and past wagers.

When there are dark days at Keeneland check out the 'Horse Racing Picks' page for wagers on today's other meets.

Keeneland Notable Races

Being one of North America's top tracks, Keeneland plays host to over thirty graded stakes races.

The spring meeting in April features fifteen graded stakes races including the Blue Grass Stakes, a Grade 1 event recognized as a Kentucky Derby prep over nine furlongs for three-year-olds with a purse of $1,000,000. 

The 'fall' meet over seventeen days in October hosts plenty of Breeders Cup prep races featuring six Grade 1 events including the Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes with a purse of $1,000,000, the winner automatically receives an invite for the Breeders Cup Mile.

Here are the other Grade 1 stakes races held at Keeneland which we have covered with blogs -

Keeneland Top Trainers

Here are the leading trainers based on the number of wins in 2023:

TrainerRunnersWinnersWins %Earnings
Cox, Brad H852428%$3.3m
Ward, Wesley A681725%$1.4m
Walsh, Brendan P691420%$1.4m
Brown, Chad C401333%$2.3m
McPeek, Kenneth G961010%$1.7m
Wilkes, Ian R601017%$847k
Pletcher, Todd A541019%$2.9m
McGaughey, III C R29828%$839k
Asmussen, Steven M7579%$959k
Hartman, Chris A30723%$382k

Keeneland Top Jockeys

Here are the leading jockeys based on the number of wins in 2023:

JockeyRidesWinnersWins %Earnings
Gaffalione, Tyler2174621%$4.9m
Saez, Luis2033819%$4.6m
Prat, Flavien1242520%$3.3m
Ortiz, Jr Irad1201815%$2.8m
Hernandez, Jr Brian J1161614%$2.1m
Geroux, Florent951415%$1.7m
Rosario, Joel1191311%$1.9m
Velazquez, John R1041212%$1.9m
Corrales, Gerardo9089%$862k
Santana, Jr Ricardo64813%$698k

With a huge combined experience of horse racing between them, this content has been created and is maintained by Darren Brett, James Banting and Andy Powell. All of the data for Keeneland Racetrack which includes the trainer and jockey statistics have been created using statistics from Equibase.

Darren Brett

Darren Brett

Tipster competition manager

Darren has worked in the horse racing industry for decades bringing to OLBG for the last 20 years a wealth of knowledge, creating much of our content on these sports. Darren also manages our Grand National Guide and is the go-to font of knowledge for the world's greatest steeplechase.
James Banting

James Banting

Tipster competition assistant

James Banting, a passionate horse racing enthusiast and aficionado, brings a wealth of experience to OLBG, having attended numerous race meetings over the years. His background working with the Jockey Club provides him with a unique insider's perspective on the industry.
Andy Powell

Andy Powell

Content editor

Andy is a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of experience in the field of horse racing. He has a thorough understanding of the sport, from analyzing complex statistical data to being part of a winning syndicate at the Cheltenham Festival. Andy is responsible for managing the horse racing trend blogs on OLBG.
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