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  • Lemon Drop Kid and Bill Farish

    Bill Farish talks about the career of Lemon Drop Kid and what he has meant to the Thoroughbred industry. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse. Find images for many of Lemon Drop Kid's progeny in this related slideshow.

  • Trainer Eric Guillot with Moreno

    Guillot, Jerkens Like Chances in Gold Cup

    Trainer Eric Guillot believes Moreno ran his best race ever in the July 5 Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park, so he's looking for another top effort from the 4-year-old gelding in the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup.

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    Palace Malice Interest Sold, May Race Again

    Three Chimneys Farm has purchased a 50% interest in Palace Malice and the multiple grade I winner could go back into training in 2015, according to an announcement from Dogwood president Cot Campbell.

  • Fasig-Tipton October Sale

    Fasig-Tipton Catalogs 1,236 for October Sale

    Fasig-Tipton will catalog 1,236 yearlings for the three-day October sale at its Kentucky headquarters in Lexington. The three continuous sessions from Oct. 20-22, each with equal numbers, will get under way at 10 a.m. (EDT).

  • Lemon Drop Kid and Bill Farish

    Bill Farish talks about the career of Lemon Drop Kid and what he has meant to the Thoroughbred industry.

  • Suffolk Downs

    Suffolk Downs Adds Race Day for Tribute

    As live racing draws to a close at Suffolk Downs, track officials are extending the meet by one day so that the 79-year-old track where Hall of Famers Seabiscuit, Whirlaway, John Henry, Skip Away and Cigar once raced.

  • Slideshow: Kelso's 5th HOY 50th Anniversary

    Fifty years ago Kelso rallied late in the season for his fifth Horse of the Year crown. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of <i>The Blood-Horse</i>.

  • Kelso (outside) wins the Whitney

    Kelso: 5 Time HOY 50th Anniversary

    Fifty years ago Kelso rallied late in the season for his fifth Horse of the Year crown. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Lemon Drop Kid conformation

    Progeny of Lemon Drop Kid

    View more photos from our continuing magazine series training offspring of sires, featuring Lemon Drop Kid this week. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Study Compares Abdominal Bandage Types

    It&#39;s no secret that leg wraps and bandages applied to horses&#39; lower limbs protect and support the soft tissues within. But what about the abdominal bandages veterinarians wrap around horses&#39; bodies post-colic surgery&mdash;do they function in the same way?

  • Heart to Heart Among Eight for Jefferson Cup

    Terry Hamilton's Heart to Heart is unbeaten in two turf starts at a mile this year and will bid for his first graded stakes win in the Jefferson Cup (gr. IIIT) Sept. 27 going that distance on the Churchill Downs lawn.

  • Carve

    Departing, Carve Set for Homecoming Classic

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing and Michael Langford's Carve, both based at Churchill Downs, are among six entered in the $125,000 Homecoming Classic at 1 1/8 miles Sept. 27 at the Kentucky racetrack.

  • Kingman won the 2014 St. James&#39;s Palace Stakes &lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Juddmonte's Elite Miler Kingman Retired

    Khalid Abdullah's multiple group-I winning miler Kingman, who had been a candidate for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park, has been retired and will stand in 2015 at Banstead Manor Stud in Newmarket

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    WVRC Seeks Bill to Allow Flexibility on Dates

    The West Virginia Racing Commission is taking comments on a proposed resolution that would notify lawmakers it would like to see legislation in 2015 to change the required number of live racing dates to 185 each year.

  • Indiana Immediately Suspends Two Licensees

    The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has summarily suspended a licensed veterinarian and assistant trainer/owner for an alleged illegal race-day injection of a 3-year-old filly before a race at Indiana Grand Racecourse.

  • Barretts Sets 2015 Auction Schedule

    The first 2-year-olds in training sale of 2015 will be conducted by Barretts on Monday, Feb. 23, at Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif., with the training preview scheduled for Feb. 20.

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    Tonalist, V. E. Day Work at Belmont Park

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist and Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner V. E. Day breezed Sept. 22 over the training track at Belmont Park in preparation for the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I).

  • Stopshoppingdebbie won the 2014 Emerald Distaff.

    Stopshoppingdebbie to Start in LA Woman

    Stopshoppingdebbie, Northwest Farm's undefeated homebred daughter of Curlin, will make her first start outside Washington state when she goes postward in the LA Woman Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 4.

  • Goldencents won the 2014 Pat O&#39;Brien Stakes.

    Goldencents to Remain in California

    After working on the grass Sept. 20, Goldencents' trip to Keeneland to face Wise Dan in the Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 4 has been canceled, said majority owner Glenn Sorgenstein.

  • Study: Low-Dose Omeprazole and Gastric Ulcers

    If you&rsquo;ve ever had to deal with equine gastric ulcers, you&mdash;and your wallet&mdash;will likely be happy that researchers have learned that a much lower dose of one omeprazole formulation could be just as effective in treating the condition as the standard dose.

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    Champion Will Take Charge Retired

    Will Take Charge, last year's champion 3-year-old male, has been retired and will take up stud duty at Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. The colt has a mild strain to a branch of his suspensory apparatus.

  • Princess of Sylmar
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    Princess of Sylmar to Fasig-Tipton Sale

    King of Prussia Stable announced that four-time grade I winner Princess of Sylmar will be consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency as a broodmare prospect at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Monday, Nov. 3.

  • Irish Presence wins the Las Madrinas Stakes at Los Alamitos September 21, 2014.

    Los Alamitos Concludes First Fall Meet

    The first fall Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos ended Sept. 21 with average daily all-sources handle of $5,768,238 for 11 days, a 26.3% increase over the 13-day meet a year earlier conducted by Barretts at Fairplex Park.

  • Wicked Strong and V. E. Day in the Travers Stakes.
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    Fields Shaping Up for Super Saturday Card

    Belmont Park's TVG Super Saturday card Sept. 27 looks to be shaping up as a stellar day of racing with a number of elite runners listed as likely to compete in six graded stakes worth combined purses of $3.4 million.

  • Florida Won wins the Ontario Derby.

    Florida Won Steals Ontario Derby Show

    Live Oak Plantation's Florida Won rallied from last and outkicked Canadian classic winner Coltimus Prime in the final sixteenth to win the Ontario Derby Stakes (Can-III) Sept. 21 at Woodbine.