Headlines for Tuesday, November 29, 2005

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  • KEEP Reinvests More Than $100,000 in State's Horse Economy

    The Kentucky Equine Education Project announced Nov. 29 that it has provided funding to 147 equine programs around the state in the past 10 months. To date, $100,343 has been reinvested in Kentucky's horse economy in 67 counties.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Rising Runners

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Japanese horse racing has had something of a coming-out party in 2005. Earlier this year, Cesario invaded American shores from her Japanese homeland and overpowered a top-class field of fillies and mares in Hollywood Park's American Oaks (gr. IT). Reigning Japanese Horse of the Year Zenno Rob Roy was sent to England, where he was nailed on the finish line to narrowly lose the Juddmonte International Stakes (Eng-I) to Electrocutionist.

  • Reunion Time

    <i>By Tom Gallo</i> - I just finished reading <i>The Blood-Horse</i>'s article on ReRun's brilliant initiative to save retired horses from slaughter and reunite them with their original breeders. According to the article, ReRun has created stickers for use on The Jockey Club foal certificate to provide contact information for a subsequent owner who is unable or unwilling to provide a retirement home for a Thoroughbred.

  • Badge of Silver to Stay in Training

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Badge of Silver, who ran unplaced in the Nov. 26 Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I), will remain in training.

  • Afleet Alex winters in Florida, points toward Sunshine Millions Classic.

    Afleet Alex Among Many Arrivals at Gulfstream

    Cash is King Stable's Afleet Alex, who hasn't raced since his victory in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in June, was one of more than 100 horses that shipped into Gulfstream Park in South Florida the morning of Nov. 28.