Articles posted October 11, 2012

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Moonwalk slides to victory in the Jessamine

Spendthrift Farm's homebred Moonwalk lived up to her name on Thursday in the Grade 3, $150,000 Jessamine by slipping through on the inside to score a nose victory under jockey Corey Lanerie. The Dale Romans trainee just held as Kitten's Point rallied late on the outside, but managed to hold on while finishing 1 1/16 miles on the firm Keeneland turf in 1:45.

Industry groups develop plans to fund TAA

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced Thursday that several industry groups, including 13 prominent breeding farms in Kentucky, The Jockey Club, two racetracks of the Stronach Group, the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), Keeneland Association, Fasig-Tipton, Barretts Equine Limited and Ocala Breeders' Sales Company (OBS), have developed plans to provide funds beginning in 2013 to support the TAA's mission to accredit and raise funds for Thoroughbred aftercare facilities.

Ladies' Classic Probables, Possibles

There's plenty of time between now and pre-entry day on Oct. 22, but based on a survey of several sources, there's a list of six definites, with only one of them based in Southern California

BC Interview: Graham Motion - Animal Kingdom

BC Interview: Graham Motion - Animal Kingdom

Trainer Graham Motion discusses the decision to run Animal Kingdom in Breeders' Cup Mile. Graham also expands on the training plan and recovery of Animal Kingdom.

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