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Finding Stallion Prospects (blog)

Finding Stallion Prospects (blog)

At Central Kentucky's Airdrie Stud, which developed Harlan's Holiday and was the home of Indian Charlie, racing brilliance and physical attractiveness are important. read blog

Industry Voices: Balance of Power (blog)

Industry Voices: Balance of Power (blog)

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently called a high-profile turf contest between the West Virginia Racing Commission and the Charles Town racetrack. The stakes were for the control of horse racing. read blog

Things That Make You Go Hmmmm (9)

Things That Make You Go Hmmmm (9)

Have you ever watched National League MVP Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds at the plate? Tom Lamarra offers thoughts on topics ranging from the Medication Summit to Handle Read Blog

Class Dismissed - By Richard Zwirn

Class Dismissed - By Richard Zwirn

While Avalyn Hunter takes a rather hopeful view on whether high-class racemares make the best producers in her piece "From Fame to Foals" (The Blood-Horse of Feb. 12, page 390 ), sad to say, I am a bit more skeptical. Read Blog

Special Report: Unwanted Horses

Special Report: Unwanted Horses

In this free special report The Blood-Horse examines racing's attempt to tackle the unwanted horse issue; looks at what happens to racehorses in other countries; and offers some commentaries from industry players. Get Report

Guild to Members: Get Own Insurance

Guild to Members: Get Own Insurance

The Jockeys' Guild is encouraging members to secure their own health insurance as the current policy, the organization's self-funded program, may be terminated as soon as Dec. 31. Meanwhile, Guild officials met with industry representatives Nov. 13 at Keeneland Race Course to seek emergency financial support.

Let's Get Risky

By Nan Mooney -- Change is never safe. But to attract new, young fans, it's time for the racing industry to do what jockeys, trainers, owners, and fans do every day. It's time for them to take a risk.

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