The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has announced that Hallway Feeds has renewed its sponsorship agreement with the NTRA. Under the terms of the agreement, Hallway Feeds will continue as the Official Feed Supplier to the NTRA through 2011 and will offer the equine industry preferred pricing on its products through the NTRA Advantage program.
Veteran trainer Oscar Hall Sr., who trained for more than half his life, died March 3 at age 78.
Robert M. "Bob" O'Malley, long-time executive at Suffolk Downs, died Feb. 25 at his home in Milton, Mass, after battling cancer for several years.
Judy's Red Shoes, a Florida-bred millionaire for Cleo and Vivian Hall, died last October at age 23 at the couple's Triple Crown Farm near Lakeland, Fla.
The milestone was anticipated but it came at a totally unexpected time when jockey Jose Caraballo registered his 2,000th career victory in Wednesday's third race at Laurel Park atop longshot Yankee Gal.
Veterinarian George Mundy has been hired as general manager of Adena Springs, the Kentucky division of Frank Stronach's 2000 and 2004 Eclipse Award-winning breeding operation.
In an Associated Press article published last year, one of Jess Jackson's employees called the California wine tycoon a whirlwind. But based on what's been happening in Central Kentucky lately, that description was an understatement. Jackson, 75, is roaring through the Bluegrass with the strength of a Category 5 hurricane.
High incidences of leptospirosis-induced abortions in Central Kentucky horses could be caused by a tandem effect of temperature and precipitation in certain years, said Capt. David Hall of the U.S. Air Force.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) approved $5,407,739.00 in low-interest loans for breeders in Central Kentucky negatively-impacted by mare reproductive loss syndrome.
Keeneland received approximately 1,500 nominations for its September yearling sale by its first deadline.
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