A 13-episode series entitled "Thoroughbred" will make its debut on the Animal Planet network on Tuesday, April 3. Narrated by actor Keith Carradine, the series focuses on life at Bonita Farm, a Baltimore-area Thoroughbred farm owned by William Boniface and his family. The half-hour programs will be shown on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. (ET) and again on Saturdays at 7:00 p.m.(ET)...Catalogs for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2001 Spring March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training are now available on the Internet via the OBS web site at http://www.obssales.com . A total of 1,338 two-year-olds have been cataloged for the four-day sale, scheduled to run from Monday, April 23 through Thursday, April 26. All sessions are continuous and begin at 10:30 a.m. The Under Tack Show begins Wednesday, April 18 and continues through Saturday, April 21. All sessions begin at 9:00 a.m. Hip No.'s 1 -334 will breeze Wednesday, 335 - 670 will work on Thursday, 671 - 1004 will work Friday and 1005-1338 will breeze Saturday.... The Thoroughbred Racing Associations, the American Quarter Horse Race Track Association, and Harness Tracks of America, in association with the American Greyhound Track Operators Association will host the ninth annual International Simulcast Conference Oct. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville, KY. The conference will again feature Simulcasting 101, an informal session for those relatively new to simulcasting. The conference also will host a "Simulcast Mart" for tracks to distribute their schedules and rates for 2002. ...Al Burnett was the runaway winner in the 5th Annual Handicapping Contest at Tampa Bay Downs on March 17th. Burnett won the cash grand prize and guaranteed a birth in the finals of the Penn National Handicapping Contest in October representing Tampa Bay Downs.

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