Before Zenyatta leaves for a new stage of her life as a broodmare at Lane's End Farm in Kentucky, Hollywood Park will stage an appreciation day for the brilliant mare Dec. 5.
Jockey Mike Smith has been chosen as the 2010 winner of the organization's Big Sport of Turfdom Award, the Turf Publicists of America announced Nov. 18.
Trainer Wesley Ward purchased graded stakes-placed Iqbaal for $70,000 from Shadwell Farm to top the Nov. 18 session of the Keeneland breeding stock sale.
Stormy Atlantic, who is represented this year by 10 stakes winners and the earners of $5.9 million, will stand in 2011 for $30,000 at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington.
Justenuffhumor, a Saratoga grade II winner, will stand at Vinery New York near Hudson, N.Y., beginning with the 2011 breeding season.
The Pamplemousse, one of the early favorites for the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has been retired from racing and will stand in 2011 at Tom and Nancy Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.
Two people face federal charges in an alleged scheme to rig Louisiana Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association elections.
Jerry and Ann Moss' champion Zenyatta has been retired from racing. The 6-year-old Street Cry mare will be boarded at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Sarava, winner of the 2002 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), will stand the 2011 season at the Appleton family's Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla.
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Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino announced Nov. 18 that Ron Nicoletti and Jessica Pacheco will serve as hosts and analysts for the 2011 meet beginning Jan. 5.
Christophe Soumillon, a three-time French champion jockey, has signed on as the No. 1 rider for the Wildenstein family.
A Florida man accused of poaching two horses then butchering them for their meat pleaded guilty to the charges against him during an appearance in Miami-Dade Circuit Court on Nov. 17.
In the back of the mind of every horse, stable, or ranch owner lies the fear of a barn fire, buffered by the hope that he or she is prepared to deal with such a crisis. The San Antonio Saddle Horse Association (SASHA) recently offered a fire prevention and safety seminar to help educate horse owners on the best ways to keep their barns safe from fire and ...
The Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA), a newly formed equine networking and educational group for equine professionals involved in pleasure and performance horse breeds, held its second meeting Nov. 16 in Lexington, Ky.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Nov. 17 to celebrate the impending opening of the new Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine, located in Lexington, Ky.
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