Articles posted July 11, 2002

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A.P. Indy and Storm Cat Atop Leader Lists for 2YO Sales

The stallions with the most successful results for progeny sold at juvenile sales in 2002 fall into two groups: those who had one or two individuals that sold for six- or seven-figure prices, with the balance bringing prices well under $100,000 and those who had the majority of their progeny selling for six figures and a smaller number that sold for four figures. This article will briefly highlight the sires that fall into both of these categories.

NTRA Annual Meeting/Marketing Summit Set for Sept 29-Oct. 1

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The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced it will hold its annual meeting and marketing summit Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at The Mirage in Las Vegas. For the first time, the annual meeting will be held in Las Vegas and in conjunction with the marketing summit, which in previous years was held in early spring.

23 Listed as Out For Keeneland Sale

Keeneland was beginning to spring to life Thursday as horses started arriving for the sale company's annual July auction, the industry's first true measure each year of the yearling market.

Espinoza Wins Jockey ESPY

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At the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles Wednesday night, Victor Espinoza was chosen as the top jockey. The other finalists were past winners Jerry Bailey and Gary Stevens.

Virginia Derby Purse Boost Attracts Top Trainers

It's nothing new: put up the money and they will show up to run. Colonial Downs has done that, raising the purse for Saturday's Virginia Derby to $500,000, which attracted the attention of such trainers as Bill Mott and Neil Drysdale.

TRPB Part of Horse ID Seminar

One of the identification agencies that will be presenting information at the National Equine Identification Symposium in Chicago, Ill., July 28-Aug. 1, is the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau (TRPB). The TRPB is a national investigative agency formed in 1946. One of its functions is the lip-tattooing of Thoroughbreds for the purpose of racetrack ide...

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