LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 12, 2015) — The Breeders’ Cup, today announced that Lane’s End in Versailles, Ky., one of the world’s leading Thoroughbred breeding farms, will be presenting partner of the Breeders’ Cup Trackside Breakfast Marquee at Keeneland Race Course, site of the 2015 World Championships.
The 32nd Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international event, consisting of 13 grade one races and $26 million in purses and awards, will be held for the first time at Keeneland, on October 30-31. The Breeders’ Cup Trackside Breakfast Marquee presented by Lane’s End Farm, will be the central location where horsemen and racing VIPs from around will gather each morning in the days preceding the event to enjoy a private breakfast and view the workouts of the horses competing in the Breeders’ Cup races.
Lane’s End has been an official Breeders’ Cup farm partner since the inception of the partner program in 2007. Lane’s End is one of six official farm partners participating in this year’s event. Lane’s End is joined by Calumet Farm, Claiborne Farm, Coolmore, Three Chimneys Farm and WinStar Farm in the farm partner category.
“We are very pleased that Lane’s End has expanded its role in the Championships as a presenting partner of the Trackside Breakfast Marquee, which brings our guests a first-class level of hospitality,” said Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO. “The high level of commitment and enthusiasm exhibited by Lane’s End, and all of our farm partners, is an essential part of the success of this year’s event at Keeneland.”
"We are excited to host our industry guests in the Lane's End sponsored Breakfast Marquee as they experience mornings trackside at Keeneland during Breeders' Cup week.” said Will Farish, owner of Lane’s End Farm. “This is a wonderful opportunity for us to showcase how special mornings are at Keeneland and offer our hospitality as a part of this homecoming of the World Championships."
About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2015 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 Grade 1 races and purses totaling $26 million, will be held October 30-31 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
About Lane’s End
Since founding Lane’s End in 1979, Will Farish has built one of the world’s premier thoroughbred farms through industry-leading success in its stallion and sales divisions, while offering clients top-caliber services, such as matings, boarding and bloodstock representation. Over the years, Lane’s End has developed some of the sport’s most influential sires like A.P. Indy, Kingmambo, Dixieland Band, Smart Strike and has been named the Leading Stud Farm in North America 13 times. Their current roster includes proven stallions such as Candy Ride (ARG), Lemon Drop Kid, Mineshaft, Curlin and City Zip. As well as a young group of impressive stallions like Quality Road, Noble Mission (GB), Discreetly Mine, The Factor, Union Rags, Twirling Candy and Morning Line. Lane’s End also has an extraordinary record at the sales, achieving leading consignor status on 26 occasions, while selling more than 365 stakes winners and counting. Of those, Lane’s End has been the consignor of champions such as A.P. Indy, Saint Liam, Rags to Riches and Lemon Drop Kid. Learn more at www.lanesend,com.