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Watching the races

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It's May, time for the Kentucky Derby and the start of horse racing's Triple Crown, so it makes sense to use horse racing as my featured gallery this month.

I captured these photos at two tracks, one historic and the other history.

The historic track is Keeneland in Lexington, Ky. Keeneland has hosted races since it opened in 1936. It’s one of the nation’s most “traditional” race tracks, retaining the same look and feel through the years while still adopting new technologies (even though it was the last race track in North America to broadcast race calls over a public-address system, adopting that practice in 1997). …