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Animal Kingdom arrives at Keeneland

Updated: October 23, 2012, 4:25 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Bloodhorse

Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby, returned to Keeneland Oct. 22 from his home base at Fair Hill, Md., to continue preparations for a Nov. 3 run at the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita Park.

With regular exercise rider David Nava aboard, Animal Kingdom came to the main track around 8:30 a.m. the morning of Oct. 23. Accompanied by a pony, he jogged up the stretch to the middle of the far turn and then turned in a strong gallop under stout restraint while going a little ...

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