Keeneland Bottles


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1997 Keeneland Makers Mark Bottle
This was the first Keeneland Bottle produced, and only 5,000 were made in production.

Detail: Green Wax

Number Produced #5,000

Signatures: Ted Bassett, Bill Greely, Bill Samuels
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1998 Keeneland Makers Mark Bottle
1998: “Keeneland”

General Info:

Detail: Green Wax

Number Produced #5,000

Signatures: Ted Bassett, Bill Greely, Bill Samuels
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1999 Keeneland Maker's Mark Bottles
1999: “Keeneland”

General Info:

Detail: Gold Wax

Number Produced #5,000

Signatures: Ted Bassett, Bill Greely, Bill Samuels
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2000 "The Empty Bottle"
General Info: This bottle was made because it symbolized first time Maker’s Mark ran out of bourbon due to a fire at the distillery in late 2000. The piece of paper inside describes the event.

Detail: Green/Gold Wax

Number Produced #10,000

Signatures: Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels, Tubby Smith
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2001: “Kentucky Basketball Legends“
General Info:

Detail: Blue/White Wax

Number Produced #7,500

Signatures: Sam Bowie, Johnny Cox, Richie Farmer, Wallace “WahWah” Jones, Kyle Macy, Cotton Nash, Bill Samuels
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2002: “Bill Keightley”
General Info: This bottle that was produced to commemorate long time UK manager and fan, Bill Keightley.

Detail: Blue Wax

Number Produced #7,500

Signatures: Bill Keightley, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels
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2003: “Secretariat”
General Info: This bottle was made to show tribute of the 30th Anniversary of the 1973 winning of the Triple Crown, Secretariat.

Detail: Black Wax

Number Produced #

Signatures: Penny Chenery, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels, Ron Turcotte
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2004: “Seattle Slew”
General Info:

Detail: Gold Wax

Number Produced #18,000

Signatures: Jean Cruguet, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels, Karen and Mickey Taylor
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2005: “Affirmed”
General Info:

Detail: Silver Wax

Number Produced #18,000

Signatures: SteveCauthen, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels, Patrice Wolfson
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2006 “Rupp’s Runts”
General Info: This bottle was made to show tribute to the 1965-1966 UK basketball team, Rupp’s Runts.

Detail: Silver Wax

Number Produced #18,000

Signatures: Larry Conley, Louie Dampier, Thad Jaracz, Tom Kron, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels
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2007: “The Unforgettables of 1992″
General Info: This bottle was made to show tribute to the ’91-’92 UK basketball season team, the Unforgettables

Detail: Blue Wax

Number Produced #18,000

Signatures: Richie Farmer, Deron Feldhaus, Nick Nicholson, John Pelphrey, Bill Samuels, Sean Woods
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2008: “Joe B. Hall”
General Info: This bottle was made to show tribute to Kentucky’s basketball coach from 1972 to 1985, Joe B. Hall.

Detail: Blue Wax

Number Produced #18,000

Signatures: Joe B. Hall, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels
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2009: “Rich Brooks”
General Info: This bottle was made to show tribute to Kentucky’s football coach from 2003 to 2009, Rich Brooks.

Detail: Blue Wax

Number Produced #18,000

Signatures: Rich Brooks, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels
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2010 “John Calipari”
General Info: This bottle was made to show respect to Kentucky’s basketball coach John Calipari during his first year as Coach.

Detail: Blue Wax

Number Produced #24,000

Signatures: John Calipari, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels
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2011: “Keenland’s 75th Anniversary”
General Info: This bottle was made to show tribute of Keeneland’s the 75th Anniversary, 1936-2011.

Detail: Gold Wax

Number Produced #18,000

Signatures: Bill Greely, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels, Rob Samuels, Lee Todd Jr.
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2012: “Tim Couch”
General Info: This bottle was made to show tribute to the 1999 number 1 overall NFL draft pick from the University of Kentucky, Tim Couch.

Detail: Silver Wax

Number Produced #20,000

Signatures: Tim Couch, Nick Nicholson, Bill Samuels, Rob Samuels
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2013: “Dan Issel″
General Info: This bottles features the likeness of the legendary Kentucky basketball player Dan Issel, or “Big Dan,” as some of you may know him. In just three seasons Dan set no less than 23 school records for the men’s program. Two that still stand are 2,138 career points and 1,078 career rebounds.

Number Products: #20,016

Signing Date: April 12, 2013

Signatures:Dan Issel, Chairman Emeritus Bill Samuels, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Keeneland Bill Thomason, and Rob Samuels.

4 comments

  1. have 7 bottles anyone know what they worth.

  2. Anyone know what the 2014 bottle is or when is it coming out?

  3. it depends on the bottles & if they are signed

  4. Believe a bottle goes on sale April 4th but still no word on what it will be.




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