Keyword: Kentucky

  • Veterinarian Fined After Talmada Scratch

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission fined Dr. Jason Wells $2,500 as a result of the improper administration of Lasix that resulted in the scratch of Talmada from the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT).

  • Ramsey Buys Historic Kentucky Estate

    Kentucky owner/breeder Ken Ramsey submitted a winning $1,860,134 bid in an auction for Chaumiere du Prairie, a historic 19th century estate in Jessamine Co., Ky., the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.

  • Chris Wittstruck receives the Stan Bergstein Writing Award from Team Valor CEO Barry Irwin, left, and media director Jeff Lowe.

    Wittstruck Recipient of Bergstein Award

    Chris Wittstruck, a columnist for the United States Trotting Association website, was presented with Team Valor International's Stan Bergstein Writing Award the evening of Nov. 12 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington.

  • Turfway Park will begin its four-month season Dec. 3

    KTDF Money Leads to Turfway Purse Adjustment

    Turfway Park, which accounts for a third of Kentucky's year-round racing calendar, will begin its season Dec. 3 with lower purses, primarily because of less Kentucky Thoroughbred Development Fund money.

  • Bruce Lunsford

    TOBA October Member of the Month

    Bruce Lunsford is a Kentuckian to the core. Having served as state commerce secretary and as an integral member of several Kentucky businesses, Lunsford has since turned to the Bluegrass State's equine pastime.

  • Lane's End Announces 2016 Fees

    Multiple grade I winner Honor Code will stand for $40,000 off his third in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), while Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) winner Liam's Map is available for $25,000.

  • Borell with Runhappy after Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I)

    Borell Says Runhappy Owner Owes Purse Money

    After Runhappy's owner and manager decided to remove Maria Borell as the colt's trainer the day after winning the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), Borell issued a statement through a lawyer requesting compensation.

  • Hip 366, a daughter of Tapit, sold for $1.1 million on Nov. 3.

    Shadwell Buys Tapit Filly for $1.1M

    A bay daughter of Tapit, produced from the millionaire Medaglia d'Oro mare Marketing Mix, was purchased by Shadwell Estate for $1.1 million at the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 3.

  • American Pharoah arrived at Coolmore's Ashford Stud Nov. 2.

    American Pharoah Retires to Ashford

    American Pharoah will be the first Triple Crown winner to stand at stud since Affirmed was retired in 1979, and the first available to breeders since Affirmed died in 2001. A stud fee announcement is expected soon.

  • Angela Renee, hip 152, was bought for $3 million

    Don Alberto Secures Angela Renee for $3M

    Grade I winner Angela Renee, a full sister to multiple grade I winner To Honor and Serve, sold to Don Alberto Corp. Nov. 1 for $3 million, the highest price so far at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale in Lexington.

  • Found wins the Breeders' Cup Turf.
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    Found Nails Golden Horn to Win BC Turf

    The 3-year-old filly Found, second to Golden Horn in the Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I), turned the tables on the 3-year-old colt to take the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) Oct. 31 at Keeneland.

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    Songbird Scores in BC Juvenile Fillies

    Songbird delivered a beautiful performance Oct. 31 in the $2 million 14 Hands Winery Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), controlling the pace throughout and winning by 5 3/4 lengths over Rachel's Valentina.

  • Hard Not to Like

    Hard Not to Like, Talmada Out of F&M Turf

    Speedway Stable's Hard Not to Like and Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum and Darley Stud Management's Talmada have been scratched from the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), Breeders' Cup officials said the morning of Oct. 31.

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    Golden Horn Team Has Reasons for Cup Bid

    Multiple group I winner Golden Horn has nothing to prove, but he's training well and this year will be his only shot at the Breeders' Cup. In addition, his connections want to showcase him in front of U.S. breeders.

  • American Pharoah went to the main track on Oct. 30.

    American Pharoah Goes to Main Track

    The large crowds that had lined the Keeneland apron hoping to get a glimpse of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah the previous two days were nowhere around when the colt went to the main track Oct. 30.

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    Wedding Toast a Family Affair

    Wedding Toast has gotten good at the right time, and her family history suggests she has the pedigree power to win the Distaff. That family has been nurtured by Elmendorf, Stonerside, and now Darley.