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Stallion Matthews Keep Euthanized

Matthews Keep, a 26-year-old son of Summing, was euthanized Feb. 20 at Nanci Cook's Skywatcher Farm near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, because of age related health issues.

Gilded Time to Bar None in Alberta

Gilded Time to Bar None in Alberta

Gilded Time, an Eclipse Award winner who has sired the earners of $43.4 million, has been purchased by Bar None Ranches and will stand at that farm near Dewinton, Alberta, Canada, in 2008.

Commentary: Truckin'

By Dan Kenny - Dwayne Hayworth had convinced his boss that young horses could be brought to racing fitness with a regimen that included truck training. Four horses at a time were tethered to a vehicle and exercised at controlled speed by the driver. It's a bit like a coach-and-four, with an SUV instead of a coach.

First Winner for Commitisize

Commitisize, a grade II winner, was represented by his first winner June 24 when his daughter Commitisize Me won at five furlongs in :57.81 at Hollywood Park.

Future of Alberta Racing Murky after Licenses Denied

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Officials for Horse Racing Alberta decided against granting long-term racing licenses to Stampede Park or the Calgary Racing Entertainment Group (CREG), which proposed to construct an $80-million racetrack in the province.

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