Articles posted May 16, 2006

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Barbaro Happy to be Back Home

Barbaro Happy to be Back Home

It is obvious watching Barbaro the past two mornings that the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) is enjoying the tranquil life at Fair Hill Training Center, as he prepares for Saturday's Preakness Stakes (gr. I). The son of Dynaformer appears more relaxed than he was at Churchill Downs, especially coming off the track after training.

New York Pilot Program Targets Growth of Horse Industry

A pilot program in New York is said to have the potential to increase the profitability and number of horse-related businesses in Saratoga County, where the horse industry's impact is valued at more than $317 million., Louisiana Downs Have Marketing Agreement and Harrah's Louisiana Downs have joined forces on a multi-year program that will make the online wagering company the official wagering provider for the Bossier City, La., racetrack.

AAEA Announces Plans for New Facility

The American Academy of Equine Art (AAEA), founded in 1980, and headquartered at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, plans to have their new building up and running by September to provide additional space and opportunities.

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