Keeneland's 75th Anniversary (#640)
Nick Nicholson, president and CEO of Keeneland in Lexington, and former presidents James E. "Ted" Bassett III and William C. "Bill" Greely discuss the Thoroughbred racecourse's 75th anniversary.
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Keeneland opened on Oct. 15, 1936, during the Great Depression. By the 1940s it was one of the most successful tracks in the country. It was named a National Historic Landmark in 1986. Keeneland is also the world's largest Thoroughbred auction company.