An hour after Always Dreaming crossed the finish line first in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), the colt's trainer made an announcement about his Derby prize, a new Ram truck.
When state and local officials in Kentucky earlier in the week intervened in a case, in which 43 horses had apparently been abandoned with some in poor health condition, they did not have to look far to find assistance in dealing with the situation.
For the second straight year, some of North America's leading trainers made contributions to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance to support retired racehorses in 2014.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced Dec. 11 that it will award $2.4 million in grants to its 42 accredited facilities for 2014.
Andrea Seefeldt won her first "Lady Legends for the Cure" race aboard James Macko's Zuerstgold at Pimlico Race Course May 16.
The Thoroughbred Alliance Show Series Awards Banquet will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 11 at Laurel Park.
NBC Sports wins for its live Kentucky Derby broadcast, while an HRTV documentary about retired Thoroughbreds helping struggling war veterans wins features division.
Pimlico Race Course held the show to showcase the versatility of Thoroughbreds.
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