Lenny Shulman

  • Midwest/Canada Regional: Future Games

    In 2012 the Ontario provincial government, without consultation with the horse industry and lacking any plan for its future, announced the cancellation of the slots-at-racetracks program. The effects were immediate.

  • Southwest Regional 2-18-17

    Southwest Regional: Valiant Survivor

    With the significant challenges experienced recently by the Texas breeding and racing industries, it was a huge lift for Texas when Douglas Scharbauer stepped in and purchased Valor Farm near Pilot Point.

  • What's Going On Here: Don't Ask

    Two people in the past month have asked me, “So, who is your Derby horse?” Yet I was as dumbfounded at the second asking as I’d been on the first. I have no idea who my Derby horse is. And for two good reasons.

  • Jack Wolf at the $12 million Pegasus World Cup.

    CEO Jack Wolf Bullish on Future of Pegasus

    With positive returns in handle, attendance, television ratings, and the on-track experience, the Pegasus World Cup (G1) figures to remain in South Florida at The Stronach Group's Gulfstream Park.

  • Arrogate wins the Pegasus World Cup

    Pegasus Logs 1.23 Overnight TV Rating on NBC

    The rematch between Arrogate and California Chrome in the Jan. 28 Pegasus World Cup drew the best afternoon ratings for a non-Triple-Crown horse race since American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic.

  • Classic Empire, jockey Julien Leparoux, and trainer Mark Casse after winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)

    Classic Empire Unanimous Champion 2-Year-Old Male

    Classic Empire, a rangy, good-looking son of Pioneerof the Nile, came to hand under the tutelage of Mark and Norm Casse, and then left the rest of the juvenile division in arrears as he claimed the Eclipse Award for 2016’s top 2-year-old male.

  • Karen and Mickey Taylor flank Seattle Slew at Three Chimneys Farm in 2000.

    Mickey Taylor Pays Tribute to Slew's Surgeon

    Mickey and Karen Taylor were at Seattle Slew's side in his final years at Three Chimneys Farm, and paid gratitude to Dr. George Bagby, who invented the Bagby Basket and operated on Slew, giving him quality time late in life.

  • Patti Strand at the Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming Dec. 7

    Symposium Panel Warns of Animal Rights Groups

    The horse industry was warned that animal rights groups will continue to seek to abolish racing through propaganda and legal fights in the coming years, according to panelists at the Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming Dec. 7.

  • Art Sherman (center) with the Big Sport of Turfdom Award with outgoing Turf Publicists of America president Jim Mulvihill and incoming president Rhonda Norby.

    Sherman Accepts Big Sport of Turfdom Award

    Trainer Art Sherman received a standing ovation and proved a popular recipient of the Big Sport of Turfdom Award, given by the Turf Publicists of America at the Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming.

  • Josh Pons

    Country Life Offers Breeding Partnerships

    Racing partnerships by most estimates today make up more than half of the ownership entities racing Thoroughbreds. The Pons family of Country Life Farm in Maryland has now taken the partnership concept into the breeding arena.

  • Farms in Focus

    Farms in Focus

    One of the benefits of a thriving Thoroughbred horse racing industry is the infrastructure of scenic and productive farmland needed to raise and cultivate racehorses.

  • Mario Gutierrez celebrates after winning Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies with Champagne Room Nov. 5 at Santa Anita Park.

    Champagne Room Takes Juvenile Fillies

    Champagne Room rewarded her backers handsomely, running back to her Sorrento Stakes (gr. II) form and winning the 14 Hands Winery Breeders' Cup Juvenile Filles (gr. I) to kick off the Nov. 5 World Championships card at Santa Anita Park.

  • Scuba and Kendrick Carmouche score a clear victory in Marathon Stakes.

    Scuba Floats to Victory in Marathon Stakes

    Scuba got the first day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships off to an impressive start as he stayed the 14 furlongs of the grade II Marathon Stakes, running away from the field for a decisive victory.

  • John Oxley  - Keeneland, October 12, 2016

    Classic Empire Lifts Oxley Operation Back Up

    Since teaming up with trainer Mark Casse, John and Debby Oxley have experienced a strong uptick in success with their Thoroughbred runners, evidenced by Breeders' Cup contenders Classic Empire and La Coronel.

  • Eddie Olczyk

    Olczyk Gives Emotional Keynote to OwnerView

    Eddie Olczyk, a star hockey player and current NBC analyst for both hockey and horse racing, told owners and prospective owners at the national OwnerView conference of his love for all things horses in his keynote address.

  • Klimt

    Shah Hoping for a Masterpiece from Klimt

    Klimt will try to win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile for owner Kaleem Shah and trainer Bob Baffert, two years after the team sent out Bayern to take the Breeders' Cup Classic, also at Santa Anita.

  • Songbird will try older rivals in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.

    Trio of Champions Set for Distaff Clash

    One of the finest fields ever assembled for the Distaff will face off Nov. 4, as undefeated superstar Songbird duels with fellow champions Stellar Wind and Beholder, with I'm a Chatterbox and Forever Unbridled also in the mix.