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  • Trainer Blackie Huffman Dead

    William G. "Blackie" Huffman, a trainer whose son Ben Huffman serves as racing secretary at Churchill Downs and Keeneland, died Dec. 24 following a short illness.

  • Triple Crown Nominations Open

    Early nominationsl, at $600 per horse, are being taken for this year's Triple Crown races, which start with the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on Saturday, May 3. The early nomination period closes on Saturday, Jan. 19.

  • BC Juvenile winner Street Sense is high weighted 3-year-old.
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    Street Sense Tops Experimental at 127 Pounds

    Street Sense, 10-length winner of the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), received the high weight assignment of 127 pounds on the 2006 Experimental Free Handicap, released today by The Jockey Club.

  • Sense of Style, Alcibiades contender winning the Matron.

    Keeneland Opener To Have a Certain Sense of Style

    Keeneland's fall meet kicks off Friday with its now familiar Fallstars Weekend and with three weeks to the World Thoroughbred Championships, Breeders' Cup implications certainly abound at the Lexington track. Fallstars Weekend features three action-packed days of racing with eight graded stakes and more than $3.4 million in stakes purses.

  • Fair Grounds president/general manager Bryan Krantz.

    Fair Grounds President Responds to <i>Blood-Horse</i> Article

    In a letter to horsemen at Fair Grounds Racecourse in New Orleans, La., track president and general manager Bryan Krantz has responded to comments by trainer Tom Amoss that were published in <i>The Blood-Horse</i> and New Orleans <i>Times-Picayune</i>. Here is the complete text of Krantz' letter.