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"A Day at Keeneland Presented by Toyota" Airs Saturday

July 7, 2020


On Saturday, “A Day at Keeneland Presented by Toyota” from 2-6 p.m. on the UK Sports Radio Network will highlight the best of the Bluegrass: University of Kentucky athletics and Thoroughbred racing at Keeneland.

Tom Leach, “The Voice of the Wildcats” and an Eclipse Award winner who serves as a Keeneland racing analyst, will host the program live from Keeneland. Fans will hear Keeneland announcer Kurt Becker’s call of each stakes and enjoy a variety of pre- and post-race coverage that will combine UK athletics and Keeneland.

Other features include:

  • A chat between UK football coach Mark Stoops and Hall of Fame trainer and Lexington native Shug McGaughey;
  • Classic race call from the legendary UK football and men’s basketball announcer Cawood Ledford of the 1979 Blue Grass Stakes won by Spectacular Bid; and
  • Interviews with Keeneland trainers about their racing connections and passion for UK sports.

Keeneland and UK fans can receive a preview of the racing action on Thursday, July 9 at 3 p.m. when Leach hosts a video interview with Coach Stoops and McGaughey on BBN Live. Watch the interview on the Kentucky Wildcats Facebook or Twitter handles.

“A Day at Keeneland Presented by Toyota” is available on 630 WLAP in Central Kentucky, WLAP.com/listen and WLAP via the iHeartRadio app. The program also will be streamed live on ukathletics.com and the UK Athletics app.