The ever-busy Dallas and Donna Keen continue to bet on the Lone Star State
By Denis Blake
FEW OCCUPATIONS ALLOW for less free time than that of a horseman, and the typical number of hours spent away from the horses each day might range from none to almost none. For the Texas husband-and-wife team of Dallas and Donna Keen that is certainly true, and they could probably lay claim to being among the busiest of all horsemen as they run a successful training operation, a widely respected retraining organization for retired racehorses, and a growing breeding program. Despite the long hours, significant time spent apart, and the challenges of being based in a state with a racing and breeding program that struggles to compete with its neighbors, the Keens would not trade their career choice or their location in the Lone Star State.Download this week's Regional to continue reading.