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What's Going On Here: Fair-to-Good

What's Going On Here: Fair-to-Good

Changes to Keeneland's September yearling sale aside, it's hard to get a good angle on the yearling market as the first week of the auction went into the books. Has it been a good sale to this point, or a bad one? Read Blog

Keeping Our Place in the World

Keeping Our Place in the World

Keeneland has successfully developed the September sale into the largest international marketplace for Thoroughbred yearlings. But will the sale continue offering the kinds of horses European buyers want? Read Blog

Some Real Dirt

Some Real Dirt

One thing we do know is the synthetic surface installed at Santa Anita has been a mess from the start and has seen more facelifts than Joan Rivers. Read Blog

What's Going On Here: Hard Sell

What's Going On Here: Hard Sell

After the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July sale delivered numbers that represented shallow drops in gross, average, and median, and improvement in the buy-back rate, is the glass half-full or half-empty? Read Blog

Buy The Book

Buy The Book

Once again Keeneland has listened to its customers, recently announcing changes to the structure of its September yearling sale. Read Blog

Todd's Time?

Todd's Time?

Todd Pletcher has been one of racing's leading trainers the past decade, though the sport's biggest prize, the Derby, has eluded him. This could be his year. Read Blog

Commentary: It Just Is

by Joel B. Turner - It is what we owners and breeders fear the most. A call from a farm employee, trainer, or vet with that oddly familiar, awkward tone foretelling the bad news we have lost one of our horses.

Commentary: The Sound of Silence

by Dan Liebman - After winning the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 2, Airdrie Stud owner Brereton Jones talked of the relationship his family has developed with trainer Larry Jones and his wife, Cindy.

Commentary: Dear John

by Dan Liebman - One night during the 2007 Keeneland November sale, Eoin Harty was enjoying a leisurely dinner when the topic turned to horses, in particular those in his Southern California stable.

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