Articles posted October 10, 2006

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Honor in War Completes Preparations for Cox Plate

Honor in War completed his final preparation by working six furlongs and galloping out a mile over the Arlington Park turf course Tuesday morning before departing to become the first-ever American horse to compete Australia's storied Spring Carnival and the nation's most prestigious race, the group I, US$2.3 Million Tattersall's Cox Plate on Oct. 28

Officer Relocated to Taylor Made

Freshman sire Officer has been relocated to Taylor Made Farm for the 2007 breeding season after the Nicholasville, Ky.,-based farm acquired an interest in the stallion.

Lane's End Keeps A.P. Indy's Fee at $300,000

A.P. Indy, the year's leading sire by progeny earnings and sire of leading 3-year-old Bernardini, will stand for the same $300,000 fee in 2007 that he stood for in 2006 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

Talkin' Horses with J. Paul Reddam

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As one of the most successful Thoroughbred owners of 2006, Canadian-born and California-based J. Paul Reddam faces the possibility of having as many as six runners in this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs Nov. 4. Join Reddam as he takes questions on the next edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses," Wednesday, Oct. 11, beginning at noon ET (9 a.m. PT); online at http://www.bloodhorse.com/talkinhorses.

Talkin' Horses with J. Paul Reddam

As one of the most successful Thoroughbred owners of 2006, Canadian-born and California-based J. Paul Reddam faces the possibility of having as many as six runners in this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs Nov. 4. Join Reddam as he takes questions on the next edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses," Wednesday, Oct. 11, beginning at noon ET (9 a.m. PT); online at

Law That Impacts Conservation Easements Discussed

A law that raises the deduction a landowner can take for donating a conservation easement was the subject of a press conference near Lexington.

21 Days and Counting

By Ray Paulick - If you didn't find something to like at Belmont Park, Keeneland, or the Oak Tree meeting at Santa Anita Park over the weekend of Oct. 7-8, you must not like horse racing.

Remembering Fitz

By Jason Shandler - As I watched the crowd of several hundred pile into St. Paul's Church in Philadelphia, I found myself asking: I wonder just how many of these people Fitz Eugene Dixon Jr. actually helped? My guess was that the majority benefited in one form or another from Dixon's life.

Anasheed to Liberty in New York

Anasheed, a graded stakes-placed son of A.P. Indy and closely related to A.P. Indy's Horse of the Year son Mineshaft, will stand in 2007 at Michaelyn Scott's Liberty Stud near Ghent, N.Y.

Vicar Sold to Korea Association

Grade I winner Vicar, who stood all six seasons at stud at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington, has been purchased by the Korean Racing Association for stallion duty.

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