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  • TVG Launches Promotional Campaign

    TVG has launched a promotional campaign titled "TVG Good For The Game," that includes testimonials delivered by several prominent members of the racing industry.

  • Moving Forward: Yearling Sales Prognosis

    As the 2009 yearling selling season approaches, the global financial situation continues to remain grim and nobody is really sure how much the demand for young horses will be impacted. To provide some insights, yearling auction participants discussed their plans and expectations with The Blood-Horse.

  • Affirmed Owner Ready for a Triple Crown

    Patrice Wolfson, co-owner of the last horse to win the Triple Crown, said Tuesday she believes it is time for the elusive quest to be won and that she believes Big Brown has the ability to win the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).

  • La Traviata's connections ultimately chose the Filly & Mare Sprint rather than facing the colts.

    La Traviata Opts for Filly & Mare Sprint; Meets Dream Rush

    La Traviata opted for the new Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint Oct. 26 rather than the TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) the following day, making that race much more intriguing than it would have been had she opted to run against males.

  • Stephen Foster winner Flashy Bull has been retired.

    Flashy Bull Retired

    West Point Stable's Flashy Bull, winner of the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs in June, has been retired from racing because of a crack in a sesamoid in his left front ankle.

  • New pinhookers Drew and Laurie Rayman have been active at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Yearling sale.

    Pinhooking Picks Up Momentum at Fasig-Tipton

    Previous to the start of this year's yearling auction season, there was speculation that pinhookers " purchasers of yearlings resale at 2-year-old auctions next year " would not be as active in the past. Based on Monday's results from the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky yearling sale, the pinhooking profession is alive and well, with two relative newcomers to the resale game among the most active buyers.

  • Two Retired Horses Go Home Under TRF Program

    Two retired Thoroughbreds are among the first Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation horses set to return to their birthplaces under a TRF initiative to include breeders in the care and expenditures involved in taking care of the more than 1,300 retired horses under the organization's care.

  • Evan Hammonds goes to the Belmont - and takes you along for the ride!

    Friday Morning Line at the Belmont

    Back at Barn 10, home of trainer Tom Albertrani, is Irene and Joseph LaCombe. The LaCombes bred and own Belmont Stakes (gr. I) starter Deputy Glitters.

  • Seattle Fitz to Stand at Buck Pond

    Grade II winner Seattle Fitz, who was retired last month with an ankle injury, will stand in 2005 at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Grade II Winner Seattle Fitz Retired

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Seattle Fitz, first in three graded stakes this year, has been retired from racing because of an ankle injury.

  • Seattle Fitz Works Strongly for Gulfstream Park 'Cap

    West Point Thorougbreds' Seattle Fitz, runner-up to Medaglia d'Oro in the Feb. 7 Donn Handicap (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park, worked four furlongs in :47 1/5 at Palm Meadows Training Center March 29 in preparation for the April 3 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II).