Articles posted January 23, 2007

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

In It To Win It

By Dan Liebman - On the night of the 36th Eclipse Awards Jan. 22 in Beverly Hills, Calif., every equine flat winner had one thing in common: all raced on Breeders' Cup World Championships day.

Benny's Drive

By Deirdre B. Biles - The death of former NASCAR champion Benny Parsons Jan. 16 brought back a lot of memories, reminding me that my roots aren't in horse racing but in another sport where horsepower is just as important.

Lexington Planning Commission Takes Steps to Prevent Urban Sprawl

The Lexington Planning Commission has officially approved the land-use element of the city's comprehensive plan that excludes an "urban reserve" concept and the expansion of the Urban Services Area. Many members of the Thoroughbred community were elated, as an expansion could have negatively affected several local horse farms.

Wait a While Takes 3YO Filly Eclipse

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Wait a While made a real name for herself in 2006 by winning graded stakes races on both dirt and turf, but it was on the grass where she really excelled. Her accomplishments on both surfaces earned Wait a While an Eclipse Award as champion 3-year-old filly for 2006.

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