Articles posted June 21, 2005

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

The $12-Million Question

By Ray Paulick - It is up to leaders within Kentucky's Thoroughbred industry to devise a program to distribute money for its incentive program, and an industry-imposed deadline of July 1 to finish the job is fast approaching.

Attached to Lyphard

By Marion Gross - I don't know anywhere else you can go and see a 35-year-old horse. I would like for Stop the Music to eat more but he seems happy and healthy. Guess he eats as much as he wants. Older people don't eat as much either.

Epsom Derby Hero North Light Retired

A pelvic injury forced the retirement of North Light, winner of the 2004 Vodafone Epsom Derby (Eng-I) and runner-up in the Irish equivalent, the Budweiser Irish Derby (Ire-I).

Kingmambo Through Breeding This Year

Kingmambo, whose arthritic condition in his lower neck forced Lane's End Farm to go easy with him, is through covering mares this year at the Versailles, Ky., farm.

Rapid Proof DQ'd from Mervin Muniz Win

The Louisiana State Racing Commission has disqualified Rapid Proof from his win in the March 19 Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) at Fair Grounds as a result of a positive test for dexamethasone, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Race for Education Gives $20,000 to Klein Family Center

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The Klein Family Learning Center, a non-profit initiative of the Kentucky Derby Museum that provides educational opportunities to Churchill Downs' backside employees, has received a $20,000 grant from The Race for Education.

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