Articles posted December 20, 2005

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IFHA Offers International Results on Web Site

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The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities has updated its Web site to include results of the world's biggest races and other related information for group I, II, and III races.

Leaner Leadership

Ray Paulick - One year from now, when The Blood-Horse conducts its annual year in review, it's likely that Jan. 8 will stand out as one of the most important dates on the calendar. In fact, it could be one of the most critical days in the modern history of the Thoroughbred industry.

Good-bye to '05

By Evan Hammonds - Against my mother's "if you can't say something nice" advice, I'd like to rip into my own personal list of the seven most annoying things about 2005--some serious, some with tongue planted firmly in cheek.

Inglis Offering Overseas Buyer Subsidies

William Inglis & Son, a leading auction house in Australia, announced it will begin paying a subsidy to overseas visitors who make purchases at the 2006 Australian Easter yearling sale in Sydney.

Pedroza Captures First Hollywood Riding Title

Jockey Martin Pedroza wrapped up the first major riding title of his 23-year career when he piloted California-bred Young Luck to win the fourth race at Hollywood Park closing day Dec. 19. The 40-year-old Pedroza, who finished the 27-day meet with 31 wins, became the oldest first-time title winner in the track's 67-year history.

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