The Breeders' Cup has named Dos Equis as the Official Beer Sponsor of the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships, marking the third year that Dos Equis will serve as the Official Beer of the Championships.
After two years of major cutbacks in live racing, Kentucky's Thoroughbred racetracks are hoping for some stability and are maintaining the status quo in their requests for 2011 dates.
The second session of the Book 2 portion of Tattersalls' October yearling sale posted increases of 3.1% in average price and 6% in median price from 2009.
I know this is old news now, but I had the opportunity to go out to the Kentucky Horse Park twice during the FEI World Equestrian Games here in Lexington over the last couple of weeks. Read Blog
Sure enough, Real Quiet's early performance was underwhelming; he did not break his maiden until his seventh race as a 2-year-old. Read Blog
Mambo Meister will try win the $100,000 Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III) Oct. 16 at Calder, a race he won by 3 3/4 lengths a year ago.
Taking a look at some of the tracks' numbers--attendance and handle--offers the Thoroughbred industry some insight into the health of the racing game. Read Blog
Keeneland and nine Central Kentucky Thoroughbred farms are teaming with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the nation's largest wish-granting charity, to host Make-A-Wish Day on Oct. 13.
Goldikova will be the heavy favorite, but she will face a strong field. Read Blog
The Breeders' Cup announced Oct. 12 the launch of www.Zenyatta2010.com, a Zenyatta-focused website built in advance of the upcoming Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs.
It's good news (I think) that Fasig-Tipton is moving its Florida sale of 2-year-olds in training to Palm Meadows, but it's bad news that Walt Robertson is retiring. I'll miss him. Read Blog
Penn National Gaming, Inc. has announced that Mark Loewe will become vice president of racing for Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pennsylvania.
The Breeders' Cup has launched the Breeders' Cup iPhone App in advance of the Nov. 5-6 World Championships at Churchill Downs.
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