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Racing commission may finally move on application for Corbin track

While the Kentucky Racing Commission had previously stated that it would not take action on the applications for two new racing licenses submitted as part of a joint project by Keeneland and Churchill Down, which includes the proposed quarter horse track in Corbin, it appears...

Site work begins on Keeneland property

With the paperwork completed, the site work has now begun on the 145 acres of property off the Corbin bypass that will be the home of Keeneland’s $50 million quarter horse racing track and “historical wagering” gambling parlor in Corbin. Heavy equipment was on the site Monday...

Corbin planning commission approves zoning change for Keeneland project

The 149 acres of property off of the Corbin bypass, where Keeneland wants to construct a quarter horse racing track and entertainment venue, is now in the zone. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Corbin Planning Zoning Commission, the commissioners approved a motion to rezone...

Plan for Corbin horse track may have met new obstacle

Just hours after Keeneland and Churchill Downs announced plans to jointly construct and operate two new racetracks and gaming facilities in Kentucky — one to be built in Corbin — the plan seemed to meet headwind from key members of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. In a...

Churchill Downs partnering with Keeneland on Corbin horse racing facility

The long-awaited quarter horse track in Corbin will be a partnership between Keeneland and Churchill Downs officials have announced. Cumberland Run, which is to be built on 149 acres of property off of the Corbin bypass, will be one of two facilities constructed under the...

Floyd County racetrack bonds payoff clears another hurdle for Corbin track

One of the sticking points in the dispute over the racing license for the proposed quarter horse racetrack in Corbin has been resolved. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, a $2.2 million bond on the defunct harness racing track in Floyd County has been paid in full. The...