With three juveniles bringing in excess of six figures, the Texas Thoroughbred Association’s sale of 2-year-olds in training April 4 soared over last year’s auction at Lone Star Park.
As the dynamics of aftercare and sport horse purchasing changed in the age of the internet—the path to second careers has evolved. One racetracker, Jen Ruberto, has made a name for herself as a go-to connector between racing and riding.
The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council has adopted a statement supporting screening limits at drug-testing laboratories as a result of the proliferation of irrelevant substances that have shown up at low levels in equine drug tests.
Paulassilverlining is stepping into salty waters for her first start of 2017 as part of a deep nine-horse field for the $300,000 Madison Stakes (G1) going seven furlongs at Keeneland April 8.
As his connections watched their $1.2 million purchase finish last in the field of 10 in his Saratoga Race Course debut, they were hit with the sinking feeling that the potential they thought they saw the summer before had led them awry.
Florida Derby, Gulfstream Park Oaks, Pan Americans, Louisiana Derby, Honey Fox, Muniz Memorial Handicap, New Orleans Handicap, Fair Grounds Oaks, Appleton, Orchid, Tokyo City Cup, Top Flight Invitaitonal, Australian Derby, T J Smith and more.
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Eugene Melnyk, who has earned two Sovereign Awards as Canada's outstanding owner and one as outstanding breeder, is among five inductees on the Thoroughbred side selected for the 2017 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame.
In 2018 Ascot Race Course will launch its own pari-mutuel betting operation, AscotBet.
Warren J. Harang III grows horses and sugar in Cajun Country
The 1 1/16-mile Central Bank Ashland Stakes (G1) at Keeneland April 8 looks to be a proper challenge for John Oxley's grade 1 winner Pretty City Dancer and Gary Barber's graded stakes placed Summer Luck.
The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning encourages children and adults to discover the powers of imaginative learning and the literary arts. Read more about the Carnegie Center in the Spring issue of Keeneland Magazine.
With its many locally-owned businesses, mid-century architecture, and welcoming vibe, the Southland Drive neighborhood is a Lexington original. Read more about Southland Drive in the Spring issue of Keeneland Magazine.
Though relatively new on the dining scene, Tony's of Lexington is firmly entrenched as the place for big steaks and a buzzy atmosphere. Read more about Tony's in the Spring issue of Keeneland Magazine, available for purchase at shop.bloodhorse.com
Grade 1 winner, and hero of the group 1 $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen at Meydan Racecourse two weeks ago, Mind Your Biscuits was voted the 2016 New York-bred Horse of the Year.
New York launches continuing education for trainers
Bolstered by a diverse group of buyers, the annual Australian Easter sale conducted by William Inglis & Son began on a strong note April 4 at the Newmarket paddocks in Sydney.
There's a new number one in the Derby Dozen, and the return of an old face at number 12
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