Ogden Mills "Dinny" Phipps, who has served the longest tenure as chairman in The Jockey Club's history, will step down in August.
Owners at the Thoroughbred Ownership Conference were given a tutorial in proper horse care, common health and physical problems, and what some organizations are doing to improve the quality of life for horses and people.
Peter Willmott was re-elected chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association board of trustees Aug. 7 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Stella Thayer and Peter Willmott have been elected to the board of stewards of The Jockey Club, filling the expired positions of Dell Hancock and D.G. Van Clief Jr., both of whom served four-year terms.
Peter Willmott has been re-elected to another three-year term as chairman of TOBA's board of trustees.
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced that Shannon Arvin, Braxton Lynch, and Peter Willmott have been named to three-year terms on its board of directors.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced Aug. 10 announced the election of Peter Willmott as chairman of its board of trustees.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced Aug. 4 the re-election of Reynolds Bell Jr. as chairman of its Board of Trustees.
The American Graded Stakes Committee announced April 30 it has reached an agreement with the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission that will result in reinstatement of the grades to several stakes.
The American Graded Stakes Committee Aug. 12 made some changes to the eligibility requirements for stakes.
Lion Tamer, a grade I winner and millionaire, will stand in 2007 at Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La.
Lion Tamer, a grade I winner and millionaire, has been purchased privately with the intention of standing him at stud in 2007.
Eddington, who won this year's Pimlico Special Handicap (gr. I), will begin his stallion career in 2006 for a fee of $20,000 at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.
Millionaire Eddington, who won the Pimlico Special Handicap (gr. I), has been retired from racing after suffering an injury in a workout.
The Hancock family's Claiborne Farm has bought an interest in the breeding rights of grade II winner Eddington.
With the defection of Janice R. Whitham's Solar Echo, Keeneland racing secretary Ben Huffman has invited Willmott Stable's Aud to run in the grade I, $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup on Saturday, Oct. 11.
Graded stakes winner Ide has been moved to Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La.
Willmott Stables' Stephentown, an impressive allowance winner at Gulfstream Park on Wednesday, will take a major step up in class when he makes his next appearance in the $200,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I) at 1 1/16 miles on Feb. 16.
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