Incumbent Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear coasted to a second four-year term in Kentucky Nov. 8, but in his acceptance speech offered no specifics on his agenda for the next four years.
Royal Delta brought the second day of the Keeneland November breeding stock auction to an electrifying conclusion when her price soared to $8.5 million in a spectator-packed sale pavilion.
The Breeders' Cup World Championships never fails to deliver...in a mostly good way. read blog
Three horses bred by BryLynn started in the Breeders' Cup: Aikenite, Teaks North, and Jeranimo. read blog
Drosselmeyer pops another surprise read blog
Jon and Joel examine the Breeders' Cup 2011 results and explain how the weekend affects the divisional leaders. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions watch video
A look back at the racing career of Uncle Mo. View Slideshow
The Breeders' Cup did nothing to clear up the Horse of the Year picture. read blog
Robert Hammond has been hired as the general manager of John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm and will assume duties immediately at the Lexington farm.
Likely Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta (by Empire Maker) was purchased by Ben Leon's Besilu Stables for $8.5 million at the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Castleton Lyons' three-time homebred champion Gio Ponti has been retired from racing to stand at stud in 2012 at the Lexington farm.
Frank and Jane Lyon's Summer Wind Farm paid $2.1 million for the Sadler's Wells mare Love Me Only, consigned as Hip No. 383 by Eaton Sales, during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Peter Vegso, who describes the horse business as an emotional roller coaster, went on a wild ride at Keeneland Nov. 8. He and Gary Seidler sold their homebred Unrivaled Belle for $2.8 million at Keeneland.
Tampa Bay Downs will open its 2011-12 meet Dec. 3 with lower pari-mutuel takeout rates on some wagers and $1.5 million in capital improvements.
Hall of Fame trainer John Nerud made a generous gift Nov. 3 to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame and made a plea for the all industry participants to support the organization. Watch Video
Frank Stronach went to $2.6 million to purchase Delta Princess (by A.P. Indy) and Besilu Stables acquired her Smart Strike weanling filly for $1.6 million in back-to-back sales at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 8.
Prominent owner-breeder Frank Stronach went to $1,650,000 to purchase Camargue, an unraced Mineshaft mare in foal to Street Sense, during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Millionaire grade I winner Unrivaled Belle (by Unbridled's Song) was purchased by Betty Moran's Brushwood Stable for $2.8 million from the Eaton Sales consignment Nov. 8 at Keeneland.
The Jockey Club, in collaboration with the NBC Sports Group, CNBC, and six racetracks, will provide live coverage of six major preps for the 2012 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Robert and Blythe Clay's Three Chimneys Farm has released the fees for its 2012 stallion roster, and topping the list once again will be perennial leading sire Dynaformer, who will command a fee of $150,000.
Think of all the horses you know fairly well. You know how they eat, how they act, how they perform. Now, among those horses, can you pick out the ones with gastric ulcers?
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